RECOMMENDED BOOKS
-COACHING | MOVEMENT-

More for health and fitness professionals than for general fitness enthusiasts.


Lateralizations & Regressions DVD by Charlie Weingroff
5/5 There’s so much knowledge and wisdom in here that it’s hard to take everything in on the first go. Keep your notebook ready and prepare to rewind a few times. (Watched in 2017)

The Complete Shoulder and Hip Blueprint DVD by Dean Somerset and Tony Gentilcore
5/5 I learned a ton watching this. In both assessing and training two of the most complex joints of the body. And these guys know how to deliver it all in an entertaining way. (Watched in 2017)

Conscious Coaching: The Art and Science of Building Buy-In by Brett Bartholomew
5/5 This is a must read for every trainer and coach. Especially for those just starting out. Coaching and getting results is so much more than just knowing the nuts and bolts of reps and sets. (Read in 2017)

Muscles and Meridians: The Manipulation of Shape by Phillip Beach
4/5 I was interested about the resting postures and rock walking benefits that some people have been praising. Interesting evolutionary concept. It’s not the lightest book I’ve ever read. (Read in 2017)

Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation: Integrating Medicine and Science for Performance Solutions
David Joyce, Daniel Lewindon
4/5 A great reference book. Each chapter is written by a world class rehab and movement professional who specializes in a particular area of the body or rehab process. Go-to book when you need clarification on something. (Read in 2016)

Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians for Manual and Movement Therapists
Thomas Myers
4/5 A must for anyone working in rehab. It is heavy in jargon so I took my time to go through this. Probably need to refresh and re-read sooner than later. (Read in 2016)

Low Back Disorders-3rd Edition With Web Resource: Evidence-Based Prevention and Rehabilitation
Stuart McGill
5/5 A must read for anyone in a profession dealing with the “mysteries” of back pain. (Read in 2016)

Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunction
Evan Oscar

Movement: Functional Movement Systems: Screening, Assessment, Corrective Strategies
Gray Cook
5/5 A brilliant book that forms my “foundation” in how I look and screen movement. (Re-read in 2016)

Ultimate Back Fitness and Performance
Stuart McGill

Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes
Shirley Sahrmann

Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change
William R. Miller, Stephen Rollnick


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