Happy Dr. Martin Luther King day, honoring a man who lived his life with purpose fighting for change. Starting my #mondaymotivation is was definitely not easy today. 2 days ago I completed my first outdoor run, and made it 1.75 miles lugging around this 220lb frame. It amazes me how much having that extra 20lbs […]
You always hear the analogies of how the person in a specific profession is usually the worst case scenario in that field. For example, the plumber usually needs quite a bit of plumbing work in his own house, the accountant usually needs to fix his own finances, and for me, the Corrective Exercise Specialist, well.., […]
Any reputable fitness trainer that understands the importance of motor learning and proper arthrokinematic along our kinetic chain of movement, will understand that the importance of balance as the foundation to a strong and mobile human movement system. In the National Academy of Sports Medicine Personal Training program, it is the foundation that all fitness […]
It is without question when analyzing the workforce atmosphere, more and more of us remain sitting at an office desk for longer periods throughout the day. A postural nightmare in regards to the human movement system. This sedentary altered anatomical position creates a tremendous amount of neuromuscular dysfunctions in the Human Movement System that contributes […]
What Creates Shoulder Problems? Analyzing the shoulder for proper arthrokinematics(joint movement), it is noted that the shoulder girdle, which is composed of the scapula and clavicle, provide the body with three degrees of arthrokinematics: Elevation and depression(raising and lowering), protraction and retraction(pulling the scapula away from the spine or towards the spine by rolling shoulders…...
How can sustained poor sitting posture lead to pathology/ injury, pain, and ultimately human movement system impairment? While discussing the muscular system is certainly appropriate, look to incorporate the effects of poor sitting on non-contractile structures in your response as well, i.e. joint segments of and around the Lumbo-Pelvic Hip Complex, vertebral segments, spinal discs, ligaments, etc. The […]
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Exercise for Older Populations: Our baby boom generation, which is age 65 and older, is approximately doubling between the years of 2000 and 2030, as they enter full maturity. This brings to light at huge classification of people that will require the need to stay active and healthy to help minimize aging health issues that […]