Browsing All Posts published on »November, 2015«

Changing our energy situation starts with changing our behavior

November 30, 2015

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There are certain principles of physics the general public may not understand the nuances of, but we get the concept. Gravity being one. How all objects fall, why something moves down, not up, an incline. Force is another one. An object with more mass, or an object moving faster, has more force. We get that. There are […]

8 Weeks Towards Correcting Your Anterior Pelvic Tilt

November 23, 2015

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One of the most common questions regarding corrective exercise is, “I have an anterior pelvic tilt. What can I do to get rid of it?” As far as my memory goes, it’s been a decade since the internet was set a flame with the words anterior pelvic tilt. Where suddenly every issue every person had […]

Emptying out the mailbag and clearing the history #10

November 20, 2015

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: A comprehensive hamstring injury paper A client asks me about the Prometheus […]

Considerations for building an email list while keeping health in mind

November 18, 2015

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Ramit Sethi’s site, despite the tacky title, I Will Teach You To Be Rich, used to have some solid personal finance info. But in the last few years Ramit’s stuff has wreaked of Manhattanite Syndrome. (It’s not a coincidence he moved there.) Maybe it’s that old quote of “Money doesn’t change you; it reveals who you really […]

How weak calves can cause knee issues

November 16, 2015

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We’ll be using the following study, –Higher Knee Flexion Moment During the Second Half of the Stance Phase of Gait Is Associated With the Progression of Osteoarthritis of the Patellofemoral Joint on Magnetic Resonance Imaging What we’re looking at here is does excessively bending your knee while you walk increase the likelihood of having arthritis around […]

Looking at a few stronger clients

November 13, 2015

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It’s been a while since I’ve showcased what some people I work with can do. Here is Malte, who lives in Germany, front squatting 110kg (242lbs), and doing so deep! – Next, overhead pressing 72.5kg (160lbs): – One of my favorite things with Malte is these are videos from within the last month, but I haven’t […]

Physical therapy doesn’t help hip osteoarthritis?

November 9, 2015

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I’m a fan of the site Doctor Skeptic. The thesis of the site being a lot of the treatments we perform are ineffective when measured against placebo. That we aren’t doing enough research to see how many treatments fit under this umbrella. That the ethical considerations here are hypocritical. “It’s not ethical to do a study […]