Birth of the Kegels

                                In the early 1940’s Dr. Arnold H. Kegel, who specialized in the disorders of women, made an interesting discovery …

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The Arches of the Pelvis

An arch is a curved structure capable of spanning a space while supporting significant weight. When you have two pillars that fall towards each other and in the middle of those two pillars falls a …

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Your bones hold you up…

…and your muscles move you through space. And your nerves tell your muscles to move your bones. This is the way the body is designed to work. Instead most of us are standing in such …

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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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