Archive for March, 2015

Bending Over for Back Health

Sitting up straight and standing upright are very important to our health. Even more important is learning how to move while maintaining your spine in its happy upright and aligned position. We tend to injure our lower backs while bending

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Hip-Hinge Mechanism: a Necessity

What is the Hip- Hinge Mechanism? It is a term used to describe how your trunk (spine) and hip joints should work together. Similar to a door hinge, the hip joint acts as the joint axis, allowing the thighs and

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Posture – the Paramount

Think of your spine as the structure of a sky scraper. Each joint must maintain certain angles and strengths for the entire building to maintain integrity. This is also true for our spine. The human spine consists of 24 moving

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Got pain? Stop using the brace!

When we experience chronic pain or pain that seems to slowly creep on us then suddenly it’s always bothering us, most of us are told to use a relative joint brace. Knee braces are very common, as are back braces

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Why are proper mechanics important?

The key to sustaining a fitness activity program is to feel great as a result of exercise and not get injured or too sore. Soreness lasting 3-10 days is a sign of over-working your body and an unhealthy way to seek results rapidly. The human

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