Muscling Through

This week we are featuring an article written in 2015 about our founder, Greg Roskopf, and how he developed Muscle Activation Technique®:

"Broncos fans can thank a rock quarry in Iowa for extending Peyton Manning’s career. That quarry is where, in 1982, William Penn University linebacker Greg[...]

Muscle Activation Technique® Online Lower Body Program: A HUGE Success

In collaboration with Broadview University, our first Muscle Activation Technique® Lower Body Online lab, with a hands-on focus, was a HUGE success!! Our students became Lower Body Certified and can now start treating their clients with what they learned and add a new potential revenue stream to[...]

Tools for How to Raise Your Hourly Rates and Keep Your Clientele

We understand that charging more money can be awkward, so here are a couple tools for how to raise your hourly rates that we've seen work!

1.) Make raising your rates a normal business practice. Each year make it a point to increase your rates that follow a similar beat to the increase of cost[...]

Employee Spotlight: Megan Leyba

This week we want to highlight MAT® Headquarters very own, Megan Leyba! Megan was the second person to be

 MAT® Rx Full Body Certified (behind Greg Roskopf). Megan teaches all levels of our education program and has lead courses at Broadview University. We asked if she would spent a couple[...]

Tools for Empowerment and Methods of Communication to Motivate Clients


What drives a person? What allows one person to have more mental toughness than another and how do we tap into and help develop and strengthen that part of someone?  Anyone who is a personal trainer knows there’s much more to what we do than just[...]

Knee Pain: "Why do I have knee pain while hiking?"

Now that it is getting nice outside, a lot of people are starting to go on hikes again!  Hiking is a great way to get outside and get

exercise while enjoying some much needed vitamin D after the winter season. You may notice that you're enjoying yourself on the way up but then you remember that[...]

How to Ask for Testimonials

We decided to talk business this week and share simple ideas on how to utilize simple tools to help grow your brand awareness and business services. We chose to build a simple guide for how to ask for a review from customers in an effort to help generate even more happy clients!

We get it,[...]

How to Integrate MAT® Into Personal Training

Before diving into the details about integrating MAT® into personal training, let's go back and recap the MAT® thought process and the practical application of Muscle Activation Techniques®.  MAT® teaches that bilateral assessments related to a clients range of motion will help to identify[...]

5 Things to Know Going into the MAT® Specialist Program

So you signed up for the MAT® Specialist Program and the first weekend is drawing near. This may feel a bit like getting ready for your first day of school freshman year. However, there is no need to worry. We’ve compiled a list of question and answers for first time MAT® students such as[...]

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