NY GIANTS RUNNING BACK RASHAD JENNINGS SEEKS OUT MAT™
But it’s not just Jennings’ choice in hosiery that separates him from his fellow footballers. also sleeps in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber, gets his blood tested regularly for nutrient deficiencies, and eagerly seeks out sports-medicine alternatives like acupuncture and Muscle Activation Technique
How correcting muscle imbalances can heal injuries and make you a better runner
A running pal, Phyllis Berck, 62, suggested I try Muscle Activation Therapy (MAT), a relatively obscure muscle therapy that has fewer than 60 practitioners in Canada. She did a few weeks of MAT to treat severely strained glutes and recovered to become even faster, yes, after 62!
Reversing “Permanent” Injuries – An Interview With An Expert.
A good strength training workout would be a place to start. You want to make sure you hit all the muscle groups – front and back, right and left. But, what if your body was screwed up before you started strength training?
AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EXERCISE Q AND A: MUSCLE ACTIVATION TECHNIQUE (MAT™) TRAINING
Muscle Activation Techniques – A Worthwhile Certification for Assessing Muscle Inhibition
MUSCLE ACTIVATION TECHNIQUES AS A WAY TO IMPROVE THE PLAY OF AMATEUR GOLFERS
Fifteen amateur golfers participated in NMTI’s golf fitness study. The program utilized Muscle Activation Techniques ™ (M.A.T.) as the basis for the biomechanical assessment and follow-up exercises. The results of this program are presented in this article.
DR. OZ’S PAIN CLINIC FEATURES MAT™ FOUNDER GREG ROSKOPF
Dr. Oz talks to experts to get simple, innovative solutions for the body pains that are holding you back.
GUESTS: Karena Wu, Greg Roskopf, Dr. Daniel Hsu, Elisabeth Leamy, Dr. Janna Friedly, Lisa Lillien, Dr. Paul Lynch. See the segment featuring Greg beginning at ~4:20 minutes into the segment
HOW DOES THE MUSCLE ACTIVATION TECHNIQUE (M.A.T.) WORK?
I had first read about M.A.T. in Timothy Ferriss’s book, The 4 Hour Body. I’m big on “if your body stays aligned properly, you shouldn’t have any physical issues”. The problem is that we all go through something called “life” that throws our bodies out of whack sometimes. What might be the functionally correct movement might not be the easiest so over time, after constant reinforcement of the improper movement, we develop alignment issues, which lead to injuries. M.A.T. is one technique that helps to stimulate the muscles to fire properly again and get you back into alignment.
MUSCLE ACTIVATION TECHNIQUES: WHAT IS IT, AND HOW CAN IT BENEFIT ME?
As I sat down on the therapy training table to get to work with my Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) specialist, Ian, I asked him point blank, “Is it true the reason Peyton Manning plays in Denver is in large part that his MAT™ specialist, founder Greg Roskopf, is based in Denver?”