Self Myofascial Release Tips for Seniors

by Justin Price |  Date Released : 03 Nov 2011

Biomechanics expert Justin Price gives you effective SMR techniques you can teach your older personal training clients (or anyone with musculoskeletal dysfunction) to perform both in the gym and at home.

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Justin Price

About the author: Justin Price

Justin Price is the creator of The BioMechanics Method® which provides corrective exercise education and certifications for fitness professionals (available through PTontheNet).  His techniques are used in over 40 countries by Specialists trained in his unique pain-relief methods and have been featured in Time magazine, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, LA Times, Men’s Health, Arthritis Today, and on Web MD, BBC and Discovery Health. He is also an IDEA International Personal Trainer of the Year, their National Spokesperson for chronic pain, subject matter expert on corrective exercise for the American Council on Exercise, TRX and BOSU, former Director of Content for PTontheNet and founding author of PTA Global.

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Price, Justin | 04 Dec 2012, 18:59 PM

Thanks for your positive comment Andrea. We work very hard to tailor our corrective exercise programs to meet the specific needs of the population we are working with or teaching. I am glad that we were able to provide some techniques that are helpful for the seniors that you work with as this is such an important segment of the corrective exercise market. Thanks again.

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Bowden, Andrea | 03 Dec 2012, 05:36 AM

Justin Price, I am always pleased to see you along my continuing ed path. This video is no exception. I've been frustrated with a lot of "older adult /senior" programming because in the real world it's unrealistic. Thank you for showing me some SMR techniques that are realistic in the real world of older adult fitness!

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Price, Justin | 20 Jul 2012, 19:24 PM

Thanks for your comment about TP products. These work well. However, if people don't have access to such SMR tools then tennis balls, baseballs, lacrosse balls and/or cricket balls are a great alternative.

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SOLER, LUIS | 19 Jul 2012, 09:38 AM

Hello Justin

¿What do you think about trigger point products?

Thanks!

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Engelberth, Joann | 14 Jun 2012, 00:39 AM

You might also suggest, for those clients too sensitive for a baseball or tennis ball, a soft lacrosse trainer ball (usually pink) or a paddle ball. Thanks for all the great tips!

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