Core Restore Training System™ (CRTS is the acronym) was developed by Christopher Verdi from his own experience of constantly getting hurt during or after exercise. He has blended his educational backgrounds in MAT and Certified Personal Training to develop this one of a kind training system. This method adds the crucial missing step between therapeutic modalities and starting an exercise/fitness program; Movement! It is imperative that people are taught how their body works mechanically and taught how to engage their muscles in order to initiate movement. Chris is your Muscle and Movement Specialist.
CRTS evaluates the user’s progress by whether the user can properly engage their muscles to achieve motion and whether their movements are symmetrical. Most exercise methods evaluate the user’s progress by whether the user can perform certain exercises, poses, or positions. CRTS is preparing the user’s body for movement before exercise. CRTS focus is on improving range of motion not exercise.
“I suffered low back pain for over ten years. Made numerous visits to hospital emergency rooms and worked with four different chiropractors. My regular physician sent me for an MRI and found nothing wrong. I had almost resigned myself to living with this condition for the rest of my life when I walked into Chris’ office for the first time. Unlike all those doctors, he actually took the time to listen to my history before doing a preliminary evaluation. He told me that there was nothing wrong with my back but that my hips were un-aligned. One side was higher than the other and protruding forward. This un-alignment was putting pressure on my low back and that’s where I felt the pain. I learned that the place where I was feeling the pain was not necessarily where the problem was.
We scheduled several MAT™ sessions with the goal of strengthening the muscles that keep the hips in proper alignment. I started feeling relief after the first session! When we finished the sessions and my hips were in proper alignment we started using the Core Restore Training Program to keep everything in my body in proper alignment. That was over 5 years ago and I haven’t had a single incidence of back pain since! I’ve even become a regular runner, something I never could have done five years ago.
We do occasional MAT™ sessions for my legs and feet to keep everything healthy due to the constant pounding from running. I really feel like I know my body and how it works better than I ever have in my life. If you’re suffering any kind of chronic pain, I would encourage to call Chris and schedule an appointment today. He changed my life.” – Paul 52 of Interlaken
The Core Restore Training System™ adds movement as a critical foundation to the prevailing fitness model.
Training is based on a 5 Step Process
Step 1 is to start with movements that are based on training your body for symmetry.
Step 2 is focused on creating a baseline of stability using isometrics and proper reinforcement.
Step 3 is isolating each motion throughout the entire body which is designed to re-teach your body how to engage the right muscles for the right movements.
Step 4 is combing movement into tri-planar motion that occurs through all three planes of motion.
Step 5 is increasing non-fluctuating resistance by 1 pound increments to micro-progress the load on the muscle system.
Principles of Core Restore Training System™
1. We are taught from a very young age that it is imperative that we move to stay healthy, but we are never taught how to move based on how our bodies work mechanically and anatomically. CRTS fills that missing void. It is important to move, but its how and what you’re moving which is most important to lessen injury and compensation. This is a system designed to teach the user how to move correctly.
2. CRTS uses pulleys that are called Mechanical Muscles™. These pulleys are the only ones like this anywhere in the US and developed by Christopher Verdi of Core Restore. The Mechanical Muscles are designed to and will ensure the amount of load does fluctuate during the resistance for proper muscle stimulation giving the user an isometric workout.
3. CRTS is set up to give the user a direct line of force which targets the direction of force for precise muscle development.
4. CRTS teaches the user to learn how to engage their muscles by focusing on muscle contractions, timing, and speed not mindless repetitions or mindless movement.
5. CRTS program is a restorative workout to make sure to address muscle fibers that are related to stability for the benefit of the overall function of the body. As well as a way to keep your body in check to make sure your alignment is symmetrical leading to greater gains during exercise and lessening the chances for injuries.
6. CRTS can be incorporated in our workout routines. We train for endurance and strength and now train isometrically for alignment and muscle stimulation.