Keep on Truckin’

Do you know this iconic image by Robert Crumb from the 1960’s? I think I am beginning to date myself with this picture but just the same it is really how most people walk and …

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Walking Is A Core Event

When I speak about the core I am referring to three main muscle groups: The inner thighs, the pelvic floor and the abdominals. The psoas (my favorite muscle) is the main engine of walking, standing …

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Stop Tucking Your Pelvis

Getting people to stop tucking their pelvis under seems to be my life’s work. I don’t know how it happened but here I am. For one, I don’t think most people realize that they tuck …

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A Right Angle

Your shin and foot should create a right angle when you are standing and in what is called the midstance of walking.  Only in this way can weight be transferred successfully from the upper body …

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Embracing change

It is amazing what happens when the body and the mind meet with consciousness and clarity. We are incredibly adaptable beings with an endless capacity for change. Embracing change is the pathway to a different …

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Exercise for Exercise’s Sake

Everyone should exercise about an hour a day. Our body needs it. Bad. If you can’t find an hour try to find 15 minutes. If you can’t find 15 minutes try to find 60 seconds. …

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The Architecture of Healing

We must become the architects of our own healing. Life is traumatic. From the big trauma of being born and taking our first breath to the lesser traumas of day-to-day life we are here to …

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The Structure Of The Foot

The structure of the foot is made up of 26 bones, comprising one quarter of the bones in the body, which can articulate in 33 places.  There are four layers of muscles intrinsic to the …

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