Core Momentum Trainer And Energy Escape Explained

Today, I thought we would take another look at the Core Momentum Trainer and Energy Escape.  Joanne Groves, a FASTER Course Director, wrote a blog, for our friends Escape Fitness,  on how and why it works so well. Joanne talks of the   theory behind ‘energy escape’, and why this helps to condition muscles and increase power using the CMT as the ideal tool.

Energy Escape Explained

As with all training tools, creating a great motion with the CMT is vital.  To do this we use a system called ‘energy escape’. Although the term energy escape is not, in scientific terms, a recognised theory, it is linked to the role of the peripheral and central nervous systems, and their ability to protect joints. For example, in a squat our brain may want our body to stop, which aims to protect the knee and hip joints, telling the brain that if the movement is performed any further, it runs the risk of injury or damaging the joint.  READ THE ENTIRE BLOG HERE

 

 

Joanne Groves and Alison Graham, just released their next course dates! Sign Up Now Live Core Momentum Trainer Group X Course 20 Oct. 2015  

 

Today’s Workout:  2 minute intervals per exercise, 40-second rest between exercises repeat 2 times

 

Exercise 1 Core Momentum Trainer launch and pivot frontal

 

 

Exercise 2 CMT Sagittal Forward Lunge opposite side catch

 

 

Exercise 3 Core Momentum Trainer Squat jump

 

 

Exercise 4 CMT lateral step opposite side catch

 

 

Exercise 5 Core Momentum Trainer launch and transverse opposite side lunge