Several misconceptions about the correct barbell squat form and popular coaching cues persist. And those cues are hurting your results. You've heard them all before. "Squeeze your shoulder blades!", "Chest up!", "Drive your knees out!", "Spread the floor!" and "Squeeze your
The back bend is an empowering pose that showcases your spinal flexibility and strength. Whether you're a seasoned yogi, dancer, or fitness enthusiast, mastering the back bend is a rewarding endeavor that requires dedication and practice. In our 5 Exercises To
When the goal is to improve movement and performance, understanding the core muscles and their function is crucial for maximizing your training. Technically, core muscles include all the muscles of the trunk, pelvic floor, and hips surrounding the spine and abdominals.
When you think about core training and exercises, you probably think about the front of your body. You should also be thinking about spinal mobility and especially lateral flexion. Why you need lateral flexion in your core training During everyday activities, such
Hyperlordosis might sound like a scary fancy-pants word, but it simply means that the low back has an exaggerated (hyper) inward curve (lordosis). After reading this blog, you will have a better understanding of whether you should worry about improving
Posture and breathing are intimately linked, and understanding this connection can help you improve both. While there's no one-size-fits-all perfect posture for everyone, your posture can profoundly impact your breathing, and conversely, your breathing can influence your posture. How does breathing
Fascia is a spiderweb-like connective tissue surrounding and supporting our muscles, bones, and organs. It plays a crucial role in force transmission and movement efficiency, acting as a scaffold for muscles and tendons to attach to. Fascia is what allows
Questions about P.A.I.L.s and R.A.I.L.s are common with Kinstretch and Functional Range Conditioning. We will explain what are P.A.I.L.s and R.A.I.L.s and how to progress them. In the end, we want you to be feeling what are you supposed to
We have to be honest, getting on the DGR podcast with David Grey was really exciting. It's probably the first podcast that we've gone on that we've actually listened to every episode. What did we get into on the podcast?
Rib flare is not a death sentence but it is something you want to address if you are having issues such as pain or decreased performance. We have worked with multiple clients and have been able to improve and often
The best way to describe our Pelvic Magic class series is to say it really is chess vs checkers. Instead of spending hours stretching your hip flexors, hamstrings and quads, we can first get the skeleton moving optimally and the majority
For our Basics of Breathing post, we will get into the anatomy of our ribs and inform you on how to optimize your breathing. We all know that breathing is incredibly important and we've made impressive progress with our clients