From a MAT perspective, we recognize that muscle tightness is a symptom of underlying muscle weaknesses. When the body senses muscle weakness it will tighten up other muscles in order to protect itself from injury. Muscle tightness is a protective mechanism by the body that results from the[...]
Isometric exercises are used regularly in the health and fitness industry. Common examples of isometrics are Planks and wall sits. As Medical and Exercise professionals, it is important to identify how these types of exercises are vastly different to MAT isometrics.
Bryson DeChambeau, MAT® client, dominated the US Open golf course this year and being a part of his elite team has been an amazing honor! Many health and wellness industry professionals think that isolated training has no benefit or carryover to functional movement. Bryson is proof of the[...]
Check out this incredible footage of the "Bryson Dechambeau workout" at Muscle Activation Techniques® headquarters in Denver, Colorado with Greg Roskopf.
As world events continue to weigh heavy on our hearts, we celebrate the win for MAT® Headquarters athlete, Bryson DeChambeau! One of the PGA's top ranked golfers and this past weekends champion of the Rocket Mortgage Golf Tournament, Bryson, has been working closely with Greg Roskopf for the[...]
"The first thing we are doing is identifying where the weaknesses are...then we want to strengthen him through this entire range of motion," Greg Roskopf explains during MATRx® Session with PGA athlete Bryson DeChambeau.
Mark Trombold has been in the health and wellness industry for over three decades as an established Physical Therapist. He has been an MAT® Practitioner since 2001 and continues to expand and develop his abilities to help his patients. Below is a case study that he sent in based on a patient of[...]
The human body truly is an artistic masterpiece. The bits and pieces that make up our physical selves can feel beyond an understanding. We are all so incredibly different and therefore function uniquely and independently.
To our Community of MAT® Practitioners and Students:
While we have faced challenges before in this community, we now are presented with our biggest challenge yet. We are sharing in a time where many of our practices have been shut down or our business has dramatically declined. Even though the[...]
If you know anything about Muscle Activation Techniques® it's that the thought process is seemingly opposite from the traditional teachings of how to help clients move optimally and without pain. Many traditional practices focus on the symptom rather than addressing the cause of what is creating[...]