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One very simple yet powerful exercise to improve your balance!

Improving Balance: yes/yes no/no from Taylor Kruse on Vimeo.

 

A seemingly simple but powerful exercise for improving balance! 

  1. Find a safe but challenging position. You should be working hard but not falling over.
  2. Use your thumb or a pen as your target and make sure it's centered in...
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The answer to all of your training questions is: Yes, No, Maybe

education health Jun 04, 2017

The answer to all of your training questions is:

Yes, No, Maybe.

These three words show me the way more and more, everyday.

I am a believer that there are no protocols.

Everyone is different.

Last week I had multiple people with similar issues.

None of them assessed the same. 

They all...

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ACL recovery training for a collegiate football player

Next level ACL recovery training from Taylor Kruse on Vimeo.

Adding layers of complexity for this football player and his recovery from ACL repair.

Oftentimes, recovery is unfinished and the athlete is left with a very high risk of repeating injury.

Integrating visual skills with high levels of...

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What do you do when exercise hurts or makes you feel worse?

Here's a scary statistic that Dr. Cobb made us aware of at the last seminar we attended.

It sounds strange, I know!

Why would moving more make you feel worse?

This is literally what I deal with everyday with the adult population that comes to work with us.

Chronic pain from chronic disuse.

When...

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Here is my all-time favorite core strengthening exercise!

Favorite core exercise - Banded Lumbar Circle from Taylor Kruse on Vimeo.

 

Here is my all-time favorite core strengthening exercise!

The Banded Lumbar Circle.

  1. Secure your band and get into a lateral lunge.
  2. Begin by laterally flexing the spine and slowly moving in a full circle returning...
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What is the neurology of fitness and what does it have to do with my squat?

education pain performance May 25, 2017

Most training and rehab systems are based on output.

For example, if someone is performing a squat and you notice that their knee is doing something funky, what do you do as the coach?

Most will tell the athlete to make a voluntary correction to try and fix the unwanted knee movement.

Using...

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Did you know exercising the wrong areas could make a person worse?

Did you know that exercising the wrong areas could actually make a person worse?

And, it can increase the amount of time spent experiencing pain!

Here's the deal.

Our brain is wired for survival.

It will do whatever it needs to do in order to stay alive.

Even if it's not optimal.

Oftentimes,...

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How long can you compensate until it becomes a bigger problem?

education pain May 11, 2017

Exploding into the information on day 1 of Structure at Zhealth Performance.

Humans are amazing at adapting.

There is no perfect movement.

There is only suboptimal and optimal movement.

Is it possible to have movement issues that do not result in pain?

Absolutely!

The question is, how long will...

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Corey training balance and jumping post-lung transplant

Have the courage to start where you are | TMP from Taylor Kruse on Vimeo.

 

What seems trivial for some is monumental for others.

Corey has been training hard with us the past few years post double lung transplant.

Why is jumping rope for one repetition such a milestone for him?

Besides the...

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Pain is personalized and takes an individualized approach to solve it

education pain results Apr 27, 2017

Pain is a private, personal experience.

Nobody has the right to tell you how much something is bothering you.

Nobody has the right to tell you that you just need to change your behavior and you'll be fine.

You have the ownership of your pain and no one else.

That is the first step to finding...

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