In this Episode Philip and Elijah sit down with inventor, innovator, and leading thinking in the fitness industry Michol Dalcourt. Michol invented the revolutionary fitness tool the ViPR. He also founded the Institute of Motion which is a education platform online and in person with mentorships. Michol focuses on the concept of whole body integration to encourage performance gains and improved longevity of the tissues and the body structure.
Dalcourt is a wealth of knowledge and could fill many hours of airtime. This episode focuses on tissue hydration, training for life. Increasing longevity, and training the metabolic systems. In what serves as an introduction to the concepts the institute of motion teaches you will learn a lot about how to better manage your tissues to stay healthy and continue to perform better.
In this episode Philip sits down with Derrick Price. Derrick is the programming officer for The Institute of Motion, a world based organization that helps people move well and move more often in order to increase quality of life and longevity.
In this episode we discuss tissue hydration and mobility strategies to assist in warming up before a workout or a race. If you’re at all into what your body is doing when it performs for you then tune into this episode of The Obstacle Order.
Philip and Derrick delve into daily strategies you can incorporate to stay more mobile and why that is important. Is sitting the new smoking? According to Derrick that is a lark. Being sedentary is whether you are standing or not. Because we sit or stand still so much all day, it is important to not only have a specific movement strategy, but to also know how to pepper mobility into your life. This will allow for a more healthy lifestyle and increase longevity.
Derrick Price has been active on many levels in the fitness industry for over 12 years. He holds a Master’s of Science degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion with an emphasis on injury prevention and performance enhancement from the California University of Pennsylvania where he has also spent time as an Adjunct Faculty member teaching courses in Exercise Program Design. He has served the fitness industry as an educator and consultant for many companies including NASM, PTA Global, ViPR, Mossa and Technogym to name a few. Currently he is the Programming Officer at the Institute of Motion and Adjunct Faculty at Point Loma Nazarene University teaching the first ever graduate level course on Loaded Movement Training. Derrick currently resides in San Diego, CA where he is a health coach and Pain-Free Movement Specialist at the acclaimed Function First Exercise Studio.