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7 Exercises To Improve Common Posture And Movement Issues (info)

November 18, 2014

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This manual is aimed at correcting some common issues. You can read about those common movement issues here and those common postural issues here. Those links serve as a nice introduction, and they’re free. This manual contains seven exercises aimed at correcting issues from head to toe. The exercises work down the body. One exercise for the neck area […]

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November 18, 2014

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Emptying out the mailbag and clearing the history #3

November 2, 2014

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Before the mailbag, I put out a new manual a few days ago, but I put it out late Thursday evening, and Friday was Halloween. In case you missed it, it’s called A Guide To Footwear, and you can check it out here. Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations and […]

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October 30, 2014

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A Guide To Footwear (Table of Contents)

October 30, 2014

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Table of Contents Picking a shoe for your foot Why the degree of heel lift matters Affect on the achilles tendon Affect on the knees and hips Affect on ankle sprains -> Athletes may be particularly interested. Affect on work Progressing your way there Curvature of the shoe -> Does the curvature of your shoe fit the curvature of […]

6 Weeks To A Healthy 10k

May 19, 2014

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Background It’s ironic how an activity involving zero contact with another person is invariably the activity people get hurt most from. Often, the first thing people do when they want to get in shape is start running. Often, people are hurt not too soon after. Shin splints, foot issues, knee pain, hip problems, even lower […]

A day with Tom Myers of Anatomy Trains

October 8, 2013

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I recently went to a conference where Tom Myers of Anatomy Trains was presenting. I’ve written about him in my posts on tennis elbow, the importance of direction in manual therapy, stretching the IT band and hamstrings. I listened to him for 7 hours, so, I took a ton of notes. – Background This was not a personal training / physical therapy / […]

Correcting a swayback posture by…changing how you sleep?

September 24, 2013

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The first one of these is An example of how important your sleep positioning can be. In that I cover the similarities between a lateral pelvic tilt and how one sleeps. Next up, the similarities between sleep positioning and a swayback posture. First up, going over a swayback posture. I’ll use some pictures from Kendall’s […]