The Lat: It’s the Glute of the Shoulder

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Blog Talk – Episode 10 The Lat (Latissimus Dorsi) is one of the most important muscles in our body. It’s part of our core system and when it is weak we can can end up with chronic neck pain, shoulder dysfunction, lateral epicondylitis and even back pain. This is a huge muscle that requires some…

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Figure 4 Stretch: It’s Not That Awesome

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Figure 4 Stretch. Blog Talk. Episode 5. Got hip pain? How many times have you been told to do the figure 4 stretch for your glutes or for hip pain? After cycling class? In yoga? Although this stretch is widely used as one of the best hip openers on the planet, it’s not. This stretch…

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Blog Talk – Hamstring Strains (Episode 4)

Hamstring Strains. Blog Talk. Episode 4 Hamstring strains are one of the most stubborn injuries to heal. But the good news is that they CAN heal. However, it doesn’t involve a lot of stretching or resting. It takes active recovery, some dedication and time to truly heal these bothersome strains. Episode 4 is our first…

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Blog Talk – Do You Deadlift? (Episode 3)

The Deadlift. Blog Talk. Episode 3 The deadlift is a common fitness exercise but often performed incorrectly. Did you know that the core and GLUTES drive the deadlift? Right…not the hamstring or back. Unfortunately, most people don’t now this until they get injured. I recently just witnessed a fitness class of 40+ people rounding their…

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Blog Talk – Piriformis Syndrome (Episode 2)

Piriformis Syndrome. Blog Talk. Episode 2 If you don’t do anything else except read this ONE SENTENCE: Throw away that tennis ball and stop stretching! Episode 2 is dedicated to another popular Blog Post: Piriformis Syndrome: It’s Not About the Tennis Ball . It gives visual life and explanation to the original blog post and reviews…

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