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The Center of Movement – Thoracolumbar Fascia.

You have a sheath of fascia in the small of your back. It’s called the thoracolumbar fascia and it is the center of movement.

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The Suboccipitals – Don’t underestimate their importance.

The Suboccipitals are some of the most interesting muscles that you possess. This will give you an idea as to where they are placed: This is a deep layer group of muscles that lie underneath the trapezius insertions. Their purpose … Continue reading

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Sometimes your shoulders hurt because of your neck.

A look at the SCM (Sternocleidomastoid) muscle. Everything in the body is connected.When people are in pain, the key  is to not think locally, but to think globally. We live in a world where a slowdown in China reverberates economically … Continue reading

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Understanding your Dorsal Sling.

One of the most important force transmission systems that a runner uses, and should therefore understand,  is that of the Dorsal Sling. The sling connects the latissimus dorsi to the opposite gluteus maximus muscle. Imagine trying to start a lawnmower. … Continue reading

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Understanding Fascia.

So, you have heard about fascia, the big question is, just what is it, and how does it impact you? You are held together by fascia. It holds each muscle, bone, nerve, blood vessel and organ in place. If you … Continue reading

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