It boils down to this:
If one part doesn't move well, then another part will try to make up for it.
Your vertebrae in your upper back were designed to allow you to twist very well (about 24 degrees) whereas the lower back... Read More
HERE IS WHY YOUR HAMSTRINGS ARE SO TIGHT
For every muscle in your body, there is one opposite (ie think for each one that pushes, there is one that pulls)
When one muscle gets used too much, it is almost like that over-bearing co-worker that shows up... Read More
YOUR DUMBEST JOINT: The Knee
When we talk about the knee, we are really talking about what your hip and ankle make your knee do. We just pick on your knee because we can easily see it move. Your poor knee is simply just stuck between the... Read More
IF YOUR CALF MUSCLES ARE TIGHT, YOU ARE WEAK
PLEASE SHARE THIS TEST!!!!!
Want PROOF that fixing muscle imbalances IMPROVES performance, try this simple test:
1. From a standing position with feet together and heels DOWN, jump as high as can and land with heels DOWN.
2. REPEAT the... Read More
A BETTER CHOICE?
When we hear the phrase "butt wink," we automatically understand that is isn't a good thing. Basically it means one of four things:
1. Your hips aren't working the right way.
2. Your core isn't strong enough.
3. Your ankles don't bend well.
4. Your squat is... Read More
You Need a System, NOT Another Stretch.
The systems of body were designed with two very incredible feature's in place.
Number one the ability to ADAPT (ie lift weight & get stronger, etc)
Number two the ability to PROTECT (ie get hot & start sweating etc)
We this protective and adaptive response... Read More
BUTT WINK QUICK FIX (DO THIS RIGHT BEFORE YOU SQUAT TODAY)
A "Butt Wink" is a code word for:
1. a hip that out of control
2. someone who sits too long without "resetting"
3. a posterior pelvic tilt (flat butt appearance)
There are many muscles that... Read More
YES, the most valuable part of our body to preventing injury and improving performance is our "core."
AND YES... Read More
PIRIFORMIS PAIN = "PAIN IN THE BUTT"
FACT #1: If your PIRIFORMIS is TIGHT you may experience:
- runners or jumpers knee (knee pain)
- SI joint dysfunction
- hip impingement
FACT #2: If your PIRIFORMIS is TIGHT your movement may be altered by:
- your knee bowing out... Read More