I am well aware that it can be difficult to understand how a postural or movement assessment can be completed online, and what a Corrective Exercise Specialist is looking for in order to re-establish proper length-tension relationships to improve muscular force output. My client information is always private, so I thought the best example would […]
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 […]
Not sure if there is a name for this exercise, if anyone knows of it, please comment below. But the slow controlled movement is great for lengthening the posterior chain of the hamstring, glutes and latissimus dorsi. This one exercise just does it all. After a few arm circles and deep knee bends, this one […]
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 […]
In a previous post, I provided research that showed strong evidence towards the improvement of performance, whether it be sports, an active lifestyle, or simply improving strength for everyday, can be accomplished when incorporating Self Myofascial Release through foam rolling several days a week. To read this post, there is a button at the bottom…...
Looking at this ever growing sedentary positioning in regards to the Human Movement System, I believe that the foundation begins with the understanding of Neuromuscular Efficiency. . Simply stating, our bodies do not want to work harder than they are required to. This Neuromuscular Efficiency that is controlled by our Central Nervous System(CNS) recruits the […]
Understanding that the foot and ankle complex has the greatest contributing factor to the Human Movement System, hence the greatest influence on each of the systems that Clark et al (2011) describe, any arthrokinomatic dysfunction or muscular imbalance, such as a decrease in control over the medial longitudinal arch, can result in an altered mechanical […]