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IoM COMBO: The Complete Guide to Metabolic Flexibility + DeadStarts

  • Rehab Pro Movement Therapy, SINGAPORE 30 Merchant Road Singapore Singapore (map)

DAY 1: 4Q MetCon Programming

Workshop Description: In our recent history, High Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T.) has been all the rage in various training circles, and for good reason considering its numerous benefits. However, excessive high intensity training comes at a cost to our long term Health, not to mention the same, repetitive stimulus becomes less effective over time. That’s where Metabolic Flexibility comes in, a training approach that promotes Variable Metabolic Conditioning to enhance our ability to switch efficiently between our different energy systems to meet the demands of the various tasks in life and sport.

In other words, you’ll walk away with an ability to develop Metabolic Conditioning programs for optimal health and sustainable performance.


  • Define Metabolic Flexibility

  • Discover IoM’s 4Q Training Model and justify how it promotes health and sustainable performance
    • Classify exercises into each of the 4 quadrants to enhance metabolic flexibility
    • Build 4Q MetCon workouts that can be immediately applied to one’s own training and to various clientele types
    • Find out how 4Q MetCon Programming Model can help your business
    • Be inspired by Master Trainer’s drills selection to expand your own library

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DAY 2: Deadstarts: The missing link in Strength Training

Workshop Description: When you think of deadlifting, you probably think of picking up a heavy barbell off the ground and lifting it to hip height. While this has a myriad of benefits to our overall strength, there is something really important missing from a typical deadlifting protocol: Many “Deadlifts” in real life demand moving a Sub-maximal load or our own mass (Bodyweight) from variable postures and moving mass in variable directions.

Think of lifting a sleeping child out of a crib, shifting the groceries out of the deep part of the car trunk, or getting up from a lying position. In this workshop we’ll explore techniques related to the idea of Deadstarts, including Deadlifting, Deadshifting and Ground-to-Standing, all which are designed to help our clients develop the functional strength needed for many life and sporting endeavours.


  • Define Deadstarts and justify their need in a Strength Training Protocol

  • Practice implementing various Deadlifting and Deadshifting exercises, including regressions and progressions

  • Practice implementing various Ground-to-Standing exercises, including regressions and progressions

  • Build Deadstart Workouts that can be immediately applied to one’s own training and to various clientele types

  • Investigate Case Studies that demonstrate Deadstarts as part of a Strength and Conditioning Program


  • 12 hours of content

  • e-Manual with all practical exercises

  • Certificate of Completion

  • Exclusive access to FB Alumni group

Earlier Event: August 30
Healthy Before Fit Retreats