Strength Training Exercises and Concepts

How SPC Teaches the Basics of Movement

At Smith Performance Center, we believe in lifelong movement. Our goal is to keep you moving and progressing through all stages of life. Whether you are looking to increase your performance in sport or improve your quality of life, learning proper movement mechanics is crucial. 

We separate movements into six basic categories: Squat, Hinge, Split Legged, Upper Push, Upper Pull, and Core. Below you can see some examples of each of these exercises. By learning these basic cues, you can apply the principles to other exercises of the same category. 
Feel free to reach out if you have questions or comments.  Hopefully, you find it helpful. 

 

Squat

The Basics of Squatting

 

Hinge

How to hinge with deadlift

 

Upper Push

Upper Body Press

 

Core

Setting the Core

 

Rehab and PT Additions

Physical Therapy Exercises

Partner and Self Traction

Bracing, Taping, and Training Aids

 

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