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Neck Mobility: How to Perform Cervical Lateral Tilts with Glides

mobility Jul 18, 2018

The targets for the Cervical Lateral Tilts with Glides is from the base of the neck to the base of the skull. 

This drill is a combination of two drills we have covered previously:

Understanding how to glide the sliding surfaces of the...

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Neck Mobility: How to Perform Cervical Lateral Glides

mobility Jul 18, 2018

The targets for the Cervical Lateral Glides is from the base of the neck to the base of the skull. 

Understanding how to glide the sliding surfaces of the vertebrae is an integral part of neck mechanics which will help to reduce neck tension and even lead to better athletic...

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Neck Mobility: How to Perform Cervical Anterior/Posterior (A/P) Glides

mobility Jul 18, 2018

 

The targets for the Cervical Anterior/Posterior (A/P) Glides is from the base of the neck to the base of the skull. 

Understanding how to glide the sliding surfaces of the vertebrae is an integral part of neck mechanics which will help to reduce neck tension and even lead to better...

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Neck Mobility: How to Perform Cervical Lateral Flexions

mobility Jul 18, 2018

 

Cervical lateral flexions appear to be a super simple drill but it is surprising the compensations that can develop. When learning and practicing cervical mobility we always start simple and progress. 

  • Begin in a tall lengthened spine
  • Start with chin level
  • Bring your ear to your...
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Neck Mobility: How to Perform Cervical Rotations

mobility Jul 18, 2018

When it comes to mobility exercises, there are a few basics we need to understand. It is important to own a full range of motion without compensating with other movements, building up unwanted muscle tension, and avoid moving into pain. 

 

The target for cervical rotations is from the...

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Try this mobility drill before you do pushing or pulling exercises!

education mobility Jan 05, 2018

Scapular Camshaft from Taylor Kruse on Vimeo.

 

No matter how deep we go with our practice, owning the basics pays life long dividends.

The Scapular Cam Shaft (from Zhealth Performance) is one of our favorites for helping people to eliminate pain and reclaim mobility, coordination and...

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Try this mobility drill as prep before squats or lunges!

education mobility results Jan 04, 2018

Closed Chain Knee Circle from Taylor Kruse on Vimeo.

 

No matter how deep we go with our practice, owning the basics pays life long dividends.

The closed chain knee circle (from Zhealth Performance) is one of our favorites for helping people to eliminate pain and reclaim mobility,...

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If you are chronically tight you might have a breathing problem

Sitting here working on our next big project - A beginners guide to improving your breathing! Coming in Jan 2018

Do you feel tight all of the time? Regardless of how active you are? Here’s the thing... Exercise and training should never result in more tightness. If it does, it’s...

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Is yoga helping or hurting you? How do you know? PART 2!

PART 2!

We’ve been talking about Interoception and how yoga is generally an interoceptive activity.

Quick refresher!

What is Interoception?

Our awareness of our internal homeostatic processes. (See part 1)

Guess what body parts are associated with Interoception?

  • Vagus nerve
  • Diaphragm
  • Pelvic...
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Is yoga helping or hurting you? How do you know?

I have a lot of respect for the Yoga community. They have contributed an enormous amount of education to the fitness industry. Especially in regards to the importance of breathing and self awareness.

Is yoga good for you? The answer is-it depends! The same answer I give when I’m asked about...

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