In this podcast, Santiago Villamil, physical therapist and strength/conditioning coach, discusses the fitness industry and sports rehabilitation.
Villamil is an in demand Physical Therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). His extensive career in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation, sports performance, as well as the fitness industry in general, gives him an opportunity he’s proud of—a chance to help everyone live their best life. Villamil earned his degrees at the University of Florida, where he acquired a Masters in Physical Therapy as well as a Bachelors in Exercise Physiology with a minor in Nutrition.
Villamil discusses his mission: to empower people to take complete control of their health. Villamil works with lots of diverse people with a wide assortment of needs, from rehabilitation to pain relief, and more. Villamil talks about the people he works with, such as athletes, women with autoimmune issues, and chronic pain sufferers. Villamil discusses modern techniques, and how critical it is to find your way back to good shape and good health.
Villamil states that when he works with clients, he first makes a step toward improving their mindset—assisting them with a process to achieve simple daily tasks, such as getting up on time, practicing gratitude, going for a walk, etc. Listening to clients, he says, is crucial, in order to be successful helping them accomplish their goals.
The conditioning guru talks about body movement, and the many changes that can happen over time. He underscores the importance of taking your time with improvements, and not trying to do too much too soon. Wrapping up, the conditioning expert talks about the various certifications and the qualifications of coaches and conditioning experts, and the importance of finding the right physical therapist for orthopedic work or physical therapy exercises.
In this podcast you will learn about:
How to be successful meeting a conditioning goal
Why a good mindset is the first step toward resetting your life
How to choose a qualified, certified therapist