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Mike R. Healthy Living Professional

Indianapolis, Indiana
Mike Robertson is the President of Robertson Training Systems and the Director of Custom Athletics in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mike has made a name for himself as one of the premier performance coaches in the world, helping clients and athletes from all walks of life achieve their physique and... Full Bio
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Do Less, BETTER! by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise My good friend Jimmy Smith and I were talking recently about the trend to continue "learning" more. For fitness professionals, it's key to our growth - if you don't continue ... Read on »
Towel Work for "Dad" Forearms by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Let’s face it: No matter how wimpy some older men may seem, most all of them have what you call “Dad” forearms. These puppies were built working on cars, doing heavy labor, ... Read on »
Shut Up and Lunge! by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The lunge is one of the best exercises you can do in the gym. Whether your goal is improved performance, wheels of steel, or a bigger total, lunges can help get you there. L ... Read on »
Lift Strong Friday #4 - Bill Hartman by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise In this week’s edition of Lift Strong Friday, we’ll be reviewing Bill Hartman’s excellent article “Training Deficiencies for Increased Strength. I’ve known Bill for abo ... Read on »
Eastern Powerlifting Programs by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I get asked quite frequently about my opinions on the powerlifting programming of the Eastern Europeans. Now keep in mind this comes from an “average” (at best!) powerlifte ... Read on »
Talking Shop: Mike Roussell by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Supplements won’t make or break your success. This is a key point. But many people will interpret this as supplements don’t work. That’s not the case; certain supplements do ... Read on »
Endurance Training: Weight Loss by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Saw you again in Men's Health again (way to go). Had a question for you. Have you ever trained someone for a marathon? I am thinking of entering the 1/2 this year in Te ... Read on »
My Thoughts: Personal Trainers by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise While at the gym the other day, I had some mixed emotions while watching one of the “trainers” take a client through a workout. Let’s examine both the pros and cons: Pr ... Read on »
I Reserve The Right... by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise …to market myself and my products. A while back, someone was calling me out for “marketing” myself. I hate to tell you, but each and every one of us is being marketed ... Read on »
Liftstrong Friday #6 - Brian Grasso by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Brian Grasso of the International Youth Conditioning Association is one of the premiere coaches of young athletes. Brian is so passionate and committed to improving youth a ... Read on »
Improving Posture via Strength Training by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise A concept that I’m asked about quite frequently is using strength training to improve posture. As Eric discusses in our Building the Efficient Athlete DV D series, the law ... Read on »
Ankle Mobility with Bill Hartman by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise One of the most common questions I get is how to address ankle mobility. For those of you who have issues w/this, I’d advise checking out Bill Hartman’s ankle m ... Read on »
Liftstrong Friday #5 - Bob Youngs by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Bob Youngs is not only a super strong powerlifter (he’s trained under Louie Simmons and totaled elite), but a smart guy as well. Bob’s article is entitled “Seven Consid ... Read on »
People Power by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise No science here, just cold, hard truth: If you want to hit some big time PR’s in the gym, you better get some people around you to help! Ever tried to plow through a re ... Read on »
Lift Strong Friday #7 – Chad Waterbury by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Chad Waterbury’s contribution to the Lift Strong project is titled “The 3-6-9 Method.” This article not only discusses a little neuro-physiology (for all you geeks out t ... Read on »
Double-Post Friday!!! by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Sorry for the double-post today, but I just seem to have a lot on my mind! The main reason I'm posting is to wish Greg Oden (former Indianapolis basketball star ... Read on »
Lift Strong Friday #9 – Dr. Chris Mohr by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Dr. Mohr’s article contribution to the Lift Strong project revolves around current research on training for cancer patients. Long story short: If you have (or have had ... Read on »
Kicking off the NFL Season by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I don’t about you all, but I love football. I don’t just like football – I LOVE football. I don’t know if it’s the mental chess-match that goes on, the preparation, or ... Read on »
Addressing the Lordotic Posture by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I have a lordotic posture and unable to achieve pelvic neutral with tight hip flexors and active back extensors, core strength is good, could I utilize any exercises from Ma ... Read on »
Bullet Proof Knees: The ACL Tear by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise For an athlete with a slight ACL tear, what would be the protocol? What to avoid, what to do, what if we also have some mcl and medial menicus in it? Again, we're talking ab ... Read on »