The Toes!

The more I work with folks to teach proper foot function, the more I am drawn to the toes.  Arching, gripping, and pushing are toe driven movements.  The toes feel and sense the ground, giving it’s feedback to the feet Read more ›

Butt Strengtheners

As I mentioned in my glutes = core post, having a strong, functional backside is intricately linked to having strong, functional abdominals.  Assuming you’ve got your anterior pelvic tilt in check and are ready to start strengthening that booty, here’s Read more ›

Glutes = Core

“Your core is anything between your shoulders and your hips”.   I think I first heard this from the ingenious Charlie Weingroff.  It makes perfect sense.  There are your limbs and what your limbs connect to.  That interweaving of connections Read more ›

Knees

The knees are a STABLE joint.  I know what you’re thinking, “the knees move so how can they be stable?”  Well, they are a hinge joint, meaning the simply flex (bend) and extend (straighten) in one plane of motion.  If Read more ›

The Pelvis

The last couple of years of rehab blitz can be narrowed down into a single thought : the pelvis is important.  (Couple that with the pelvic-diaphram breathing connection and you’ve got the last five years at least). Simply put, the Read more ›