Brian Schiff

Brian Schiff, PT, OCS, CSCS, is a licensed physical therapist, respected author and fitness professional. Currently, he serves as the supervisor for EXOS API at Raleigh Orthopaedic. Brian conducts live continuing education webinars and presents nationally at professional conferences and seminars on injury prevention, rehab and sport-specific training.
Jan. 5 2011
In his latest column, Brian demonstrates anexercise that will help prevent ACL injuries and increase ankle stability, among other benefits. See 'Related Resources' below for past Functionally Fits and... View More
Dec. 21 2010
In his latest Functionally Fit, Brian demonstrates two versions of crossing lunges, both of which are good for increasing hip strength and stability.Note: These lunges can be done moving in a forward orbackward... View More
Nov. 22 2010
In the latest edition of Functionally Fit, Brian adds tubing to add support and increase continuity of the Hip Flexor Stretch. This exercise is good for relieving hip and abdominal tightness, both contributors... View More
Nov. 10 2010
In a continuation of his BOSU series, Brian demonstrates an exercise that is great for a total-body workout, especially swimmers and throwers looking to improve scapular stability and trunk control. See... View More
Oct. 27 2010
In a continuation of his BOSU Balance Trainer series Brian demonstrates an exercise to increase shoulder and core strength and stability, a great exercise for overhead athletes. See 'Related Resources'... View More
Oct. 13 2010
In a continuation of his BOSU Balance Trainer series, Brian combines the plank and Balance Trainer to create a simple exercise for improving core strength and stability. See 'Related Resources' below for... View More
Sept. 22 2010
In a continuation of his BOSU Ball series, Brian adds the BOSU Ball to the Single-Leg Lateral Reach to create a great exercise for injury prevention, general strengthening, ankle/knee/hip rehab and performance... View More
Sept. 8 2010
In the first of a series of exercises to do with a BOSU ball, Brian demonstrates BOSU Ball Split Squat Diagonal Chops, which can be used to improve balance, hip strength/stability, hip flexor extensibility... View More
Aug. 25 2010
In his latest Functionally Fit, Brian demonstrates Stability Ball T-Spine Rolls, which are intended to thoracic spine mobility and core stability.See 'Related Resources' below for past Functionally Fits... View More
Aug. 11 2010
In the latest edition of Functionally Fit, Brian adds the BOSU to increase the difficulty of the plank. This exercise is designed to improve scapular, hip and core stability, while also improving hip strength.... View More
July 28 2010
In his latest Functionally Fit, Brian demonstrates the Trunk-Loaded Anti-Valgus Single Leg Squat, which is designed to improve single leg hip/knee strength and stability.See 'Related Resources' below for... View More
July 14 2010
In the sixth installment of his TRX Suspension Trainer series, Brian demonstrates the BOSU Suspended Body Saw, which is intended to improve upper body/core strength and shoulder stability.See 'Related... View More
June 22 2010
In the fifth installment of his TRX Suspension Trainer series, Brian demonstrates the Plank Pushup,which is intended to improve upper body/corestrength and stability in the trunk and shoulders.See 'Related... View More
June 22 2010
In the fifth installment of his TRX Suspension Trainer series, Brian demonstrates the Plank Pushup,which is intended to improve upper body/corestrength and stability in the trunk and shoulders.See 'Related... View More
June 8 2010
In the fourth installment of his TRX Suspension Trainer series, Brian takes his last exercise, the 45 Degree Mountain Climber, to another level, adding a BOSU to enhance scapular stability and core activation... View More
May 25 2010
In the third installment of his TRX Suspension Trainer series, Brian demonstrates the 45 Degree Mountain Climbers exercise, which increases scapular stability and reduces the likelihood of imbalances and... View More
May 11 2010
In the second part of a miniseries using theTRX Suspension Trainer, Brian demonstrates the Frontal Plane Reach,which exercises the gluteal muscle group and teaches safer dynamicplanting/cutting positions... View More
April 28 2010
Brianstarts a miniseries using the TRX Suspension Trainer with the first half of areaching progression, four single-leg, upper-body exercises that engage theposterior chain and increase hip flexion. See... View More
April 14 2010
Brian continues his miniseries targeting the core with single-leg/single-arm diagonals, which are perfect for those clients seeking a greater challenge with three-dimensional movement. See 'Related Resources'... View More
March 24 2010
Brian continues his miniseries targeting the core with the swimmer plank, which is great for the core and posterior chain. Ensure, however, that your client has sufficient shoulder stability before undergoing... View More

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