Exercise Analysis

21 Oct
Pelvis Positioning & Movement Options Pelvic positioning influences what options we have available to us to use. If a muscle is shortened, it may struggle to lengthen appropriately. If a muscle is stuck in a lengthened position, it may struggle to shorten effectively. Muscles will alter their length based on the position the joint that […]
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20 Oct
Lying vs Seated Hamstring Curls People often ask me which is best, seated or lying hamstring curls? the correct answer would be ‘for what goal?’ Simply put the lying targets the hamstrings in there more shortened position as you are in a position of hip extension relative to the seated variation. The thing is neither […]
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01 Jul
Analysing Squatting – Is buttwink ‘bad’? What is buttwink? Buttwink is the reference to the posterior pelvic tuck that occurs at the bottom of the squat. Is buttwink bad? That depends on the circumstance. Not all people go through the same ranges at the joints so the outcomes won’t be the same either. We might […]
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29 Jun
Resistance – Moment Arm / Force Angles / Lever Arm The weight does not dictate directly the resistance. The weight is only half of the problem. The resistance is determined by the moment arm & force angle. 20Kg weight does not = 20kg resistance. It CAN but it doesn’t always. We can manipulate this to […]