| EP 389 – A Body Breakdown with Dr Mike Martino

Author / Cali Hinzman

1 hr 59 min listen

The Joint By Joint Approach

Dr. Mike Martino [Twitter @xrciseapologist] has been involved with fitness and human performance for over 35 years. He was a scholarship athlete at Furman University and developed into a world class swimmer. His unique combination of education and elite level coaching has provided him with the opportunity to work with a variety of groups including Olympic gold medalists, elite level college athletes, personal training clients, cancer survivors, geriatric patients, and adolescents. Dr. Martino served as a USA Swimming National Team Coach and  was a member of the Olympic Advisory Coaching Staffs in Barcelona and Atlanta. He has traveled the world competing, coaching and lecturing on human performance and now he’s bringing his expertise to Power Athlete Radio!

In this week’s episode The Crew can’t help but indulge in their foot fetish. That’s right, more discussion of flat-footed versus high arched hooves with Dr. Mike Martino. Mike brings up some interesting and rather controversial points on the end of Olympic lifting in sport weight rooms and the overhead squat being his most valuable lift. Of course we can’t help but push back on some of his logic and his reasoning is surprising. This is one you’ll want to watch on our YouTube channel because Ol’ Tex kicks off his ladies boat shoes to model some of Doc’s diagnostics. Some images may not be suitable for children. Listen (or watch) NOW!

Empower Your Performance

Follow Dr Mike Martoni on Twitter @xrciseapologist.

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Cali Hinzman

A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.



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