attn: Health and Wellness Professionals:
If you are a health and wellness professional, I encourage you to learn more about what we have to offer at Activation Fitness. Although we do strength and endurance training, we would be glad to support your training work with your clients by doing Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) with them. MAT will help your clients correct areas of compensation so they will be able to stay with you for the long term with less chance of injury setting them back. We will also help you progress your clients' training by showing you their specific limitations so that you can appropriately modify their exercise program as needed.
MAT is a tremendous tool which can help people maintain mobility and eliminate compensation. It can improve body mechanics allowing the individual to move and lift more efficiently. It can be a valuable part of an overall health and fitness program, but is not a replacement for good strength and endurance training. It is a perfect adjunct to many other modalities and exercise programs.
If you want to experience MAT for yourself before recommending it to your clients/patients, we would be glad to offer you a free introductory session. It is a great learning experience and will make you aware of muscular imbalances in your own body that you may not have known even existed. I can attest to this first hand. I suffered for many years with chronic pain in my neck and low back. Being exposed to MAT was an eye opening experience to say the least. It also helped me to eliminate all of my chronic pain as well as move and feel better at 40 than I did at 20!