From a Muscle Activation Techniques® (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[...]
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 Muscle Activation Techniques® (MAT®)[...]
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® (MAT®) headquarters in Denver, Colorado with Greg Roskopf.
As world events continue to weigh heavy on our hearts, we celebrate the win for Muscle Activation Techniques® (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[...]
"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[...]
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[...]
Ever wonder what musculoskeletal specialists do for their clientele?
First think of what a musculoskeletal system is in the first place; the musculoskeletal system provides stability, support, general form, and overall ability of movement for the human body to function. This body system is[...]
This week we are featuring an article written in 2016 about the use of Muscle Activation Technique® in the golfing world:
“He focuses on improving the communication pathways to the brain, to the muscles, resulting in greater stability and strength and less pain
and inflammation. “What I do is[...]