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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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15 Oct
  Mechanics of Respiration – The Foot When we discuss respiration we have movements all across the body that are influenced by the respective stage of breathing. When we exhale, pronation, extension, internal rotation and compression is associated with the force production created through exhalation. Similarly, when we inhale this is associated with external rotation, […]
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12 Oct
Mechanics of Respiration – Intro to Expansion / Compression This is another instalment of a series of videos related to breathing mechanics. Full credit for the model that is the expansion compression model goes to Bill Hartman. He is the pioneer of this information and is the mac daddy when it comes to this stuff. […]
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12 Oct
Mechanics of Respiration – The Pelvis This is a continuation of the breathing videos giving an introduction into what we need to know for training. Many people are shocked to learn that the pelvis is involved in breathing. When you think about it though, the pelvis is connected to the ribcage, so you can see […]
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12 Oct
Mechanics of Respiration – ‘Belly Breathing’ ? This is a bit of an introduction into the mechanics of respiration and touches on how breathing isn’t as simple as ‘ breathe into your belly’ as some of you may have heard. We have certain muscles that do certain jobs at certain stages of breathing. The diaphragm […]
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24 Sep
Breathing & Movement Part 1 IMPORTANT: The information in this video in relation to the pressing overhead is in the context of mobility and normal movement. When we add a lot of load like in a barbell shoulder press we HAVE to exhale and compress in order to do this so don’t get these two […]
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07 Apr
Rocked – Back Diaphragmatic Breathing for Shoulder Flexion When i do this look at my upper back. Look how flat it is. My upper back sucks at this exercise and that’s a MASSIVE influence of why my right shoulder is fucked up. I’ll be implementing this myself over the quarantine period to help get my […]
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