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Movement on the Railyard Obstacle Course develops and improves patterns, not parts.

Movement on the Railyard replicates the wide array of natural movements caused by our environment are all brought to being through patterns, not by parts. The parts of the body and the structure of the body submit themselves to the will of the pattern.

Patterns that exploit opportunities to deal with force result in stronger parts. Patterns that rely on quick reaction time create parts that respond in an instant. Patterns that create flexibility yield parts that are extensible. In all of the situations that are real in life, we develop better patterns, and the parts respond.

The essence of ‘functional exercise’ is that the exercise carries over into numerous activities—activities that create fundamental foundations, which support more specific skills.

Coach Billy Corbett, has used the Railyard in his award winning program for over 7 years.

Railyard Fitness is proud to introduce Coach Dave Gleason and Coach Billy Corbett, Railyard Master Trainers and Spokespersons. Dave and Billy represent the best there is in youth sports conditioning, both are leaders in the International Youth Conditioning Association (IYCA) - the premier educational association in youth sports conditioning.

"As a youth sports performance trainer and coach my equipment purchases are driven by versatility and multi-user availability. The Railyard Fitness System allows me to coach an entire class on one system.

We believe training movement patterns will be more efficient than training body parts. One isn’t necessarily better than the other but to master energy efficiency, wouldn’t it be better to utilize the whole body instead of one muscle group?

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Exercise on the Railyard is fun, and every youth exercise expert will tell you that fun is the most important element of a children's program. The jumping, crawling, ducking, and climbing movements involved on the Railyard will provide a child with strength, improved balance, cardio, stamina, balance, flexibility, coordination, and improve their posture. Children's exercise on the Railyard challenges not only a young body, but also a young mind. The exercises naturally engage all the movement centers of the brain, crossing the mid-lines on all three planes. Creativity is natural on the Railyard Course as your students and athletes visualize and execute the movements, and overcome challenges on the Course. Confidence will grow as a child experiences the thrill of successfully executing the exercises and movements, and realizing their improvements day by day. All the exercises can be easily modified to accommodate every child, so they will succeed. Remember - kids fitness is fun on the Railyard!

Coach Billy Corbett, has used the Railyard in his award winning program for over 7 years.

What is Exercise on the Railyard?

Exercise on the Railyard Conditioning Course is 100% natural fitness; these are the movements we utilized as we evolved as a species. There are six fundamental components to a sports conditioning program on the Railyard:

1) Going up and down or over something
2) Going under something
3) Going around something
4) Challenging and removing your limitations
5) Using multiple environments
6) And most important of all—having fun!

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Using these fundamentals of children's sports conditioning gives you many options; you are not limited to any rules. Remember, this is all about playing. So, how do you want to play on any given day?

Executing whole body movement relies on excellent proprioception and coordination derived from rehearsed mind-to-muscle communication pathways. Strategic training for this outcome will create bigger, faster, stronger and smarter muscles. Success in the strength training industry is measured by results. Professional athletes maintain sizable contracts by working diligently with well organized sport coaches who plan every aspect of the performance process from intricate workout design through extensive, season-long cyclic training programs. Conditioning coaches are hired and fired based on their ability to inspire athletes to create short and long term tangible physical change. In a society that changes in an instant, moves at a lightening fast pace, and can access information in a heartbeat, the ability to deliver real results quickly is paramount. That means it's time to shift gears from training harder, to training smarter. The Railyard is a tool, a platform, a philosophy you will use to build upon and develop the strategies you need to succeed as a youth or athletic conditioning professional. The Railyard allows you to flex and grow your creativity while providing you a reliable foundation upon which to grow your business and achieve your personal goals. We've packaged Courses in this website that meet predetermined group size and budgets. Let us design a Course that's perfect for your facility, target market and budget. Railyard components are interchangeable and allow you to expand as you feel necessary. Shop on-line or contact us today.

The following video is taken from the TV show "How the Pros Train" and features professional football players who trained on an outdoor version of the Railyard throughout their entire professional careers. They are two of thousands of elite athletes who have and continue to train on obstacle courses throughout the world.

Here's a video of young athletes in a conditioning class.

When placed in an unfamiliar environment, on a rounded Rail, the user becomes naturally more aware and focused. You can see how posture and body position improves naturally in this heighten state of awareness. Let the Railyard help keep your athletes in improved posture and alignment for perfect performance .

The womens cross country team from Annie Wright Middle School, nothing develops more global movement skill than exercises on the Railyard and it's FUN!