So what is anti-pattern strength? In short an anti-pattern movement is one that often encompasses having to brace the body at it’s center mass while maintaining a neutral spine position. The movements of flexion, rotation, and extension are kept in check by maintaining the braced neutral position of the spine during an anti-pattern exercise. In short anti-pattern is about resisting movement through the act of bracing and controlling the body during a given exercise.
Guest Post By: Doug Fioranelli
Let’s face it, in the fast-paced world of social media and fluff news pieces it’s not difficult to fall for the hype of get rich quick, lose weight fast, and new and improved world schemes. We have all fallen for it and many of us have a little bit of regret associated with our decisions.
One of the things I’m always hammering away on with my students is the importance of momentum. Momentum is a funny thing. I say it’s a funny thing because momentum goes both ways. It can be positive or negative and when it comes to achieving gains and making sh*t happen at the end of the day you’ve got to be willing to put the pedal to the floor.
It has been a tremendous week. First of all, I just got back from Las Vegas. That’s all I need to say about that. Now on to today’s topic which involves the MMA core. It has been no secret that my involvement within the sport of MMA has been growing stronger over the past year or so. I mean I train all types of athletes, but the sport of MMA has been sort of dropped into my lap and I’ve got to tip my hat to God for helping me out with this one. It has been a great experience, but it has also been a rather surprising one in terms of the observations I have made through my strength coaching eyes. Just keep reading and you’ll get where I’m going with this one!