It Doesn’t Matter How Many Reps You Do If They Are All Horrible!

“It doesn’t matter how many you do if they are all horrible!”


Exercise is commonly measured by external variables; how much weight you used, how many repetitions you performed, how fast you completed the challenge, or how long you could endure it, etc..

Very few people ask and assess HOW WELL you perform the challenge, and what level of focus, intention, and specificity you bring to each exercise. When we focus on the internal variables, such as tension-generation, control, intention, etc., we can bring our exercise attention where it needs to be; the human body. After all, exercise is first and foremost, about improvement of the body; not just a workout performance and/or something that gives us gym-bragging rights.

Internal Performance is a strategy and a mindset, that allows for improvement in tissue strength, and improvement in the neuromuscular controls over the muscular system. When we have established a foundation of skill and control, we can optimize every joint to its full potential, and we can progress from basic to more advanced challenges.

We will focus on improving your movement skill, your body control, and your tension-generating capabilities. We improve one piece at a time, and as progression allows, we will incorporate more pieces and more complexity.

Christopher P Graney, Biomechanics Specialist, Internal Performance Specialist, RTS Master Specialist, MAT Master Specialist, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt -Biomechanics Connecticut – Muscle Activation Connecticut – M.A.T. Muscle Activation Techniques Connecticut – Connecticut MAT Specialist – M.A.T. Specialist Connecticut – M.A.T. CT

Posted on 05/18/2014, in Exercise, Health, Muscle Activation, Personal Trainer Education, Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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