Pooch Belly – Why It Happens and 3 EASY FIXES For It

Is there more to getting rid of a pooch belly than just losing weight? Are you someone who despite your best efforts has the lower part of your abs sticking out (aka a pooch belly)? Maybe you’ve tried to lose weight, but it still remains. What if there was a way to improve this area that didn’t involve extreme weight loss? I think there is, and there’s research to show it. In this post, you will learn how movement and body structure can influence where your abdominal contents sit (one underappreciated reason for the pooch), and how we can use movement to potentially improve this posture. Intrigued? Check out the post and video below to learn more.

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Hip Hinge FIX in 3 Steps

If you nail these three keys, you’ll deadlift better than ever before Hinging exercises (aka deadlifts, Romanian deadlifts, etc) can provide a TON of benefits for improving mobility, lower body strength, and power. IF You can perform these moves with great technique. But if you are someone whose technique is meh and you feel all lower back and minimal torching of the glutes and hamstrings, then you might not be getting the most out of this awesome exercise. Folks, what I’ve found is there are three keys to performing the hinge well. If you can hit these three components, there’s a good chance that you’ll: Increase how much the glutes and hamstrings work Improve your hip range of motion Feel a whole lot less low back discomfort Want to learn how? Check out the post and video below.

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Have Knee Pain? Untwist It | Wide Infrasternal Angle Case

If you have knee pain, this case study is a MUST to see Does your knee cap point inward but your foot? point outward? If so, then you MUST check out this post because we outline a critical factor with this postural presentation: A “twisted” knee occurs for different reasons in different people. I’ll illustrate why by checking out this wide infrasternal angle case study below. You’ll find that the way this person does it is different from other folks.

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Have Knee Pain? Untwist It | Narrow Infrasternal Angle Case

If you have knee pain, this case study is a MUST to see Does your knee cap point inward but your foot? point outward? If so, then you MUST check out this post because we outline a critical factor with this postural presentation: A “twisted” knee occurs for different reasons in different people. I’ll illustrate why by checking out this narrow infrasternal angle case study below. You’ll find that the way this person does it is different from other folks.

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FIXING Ankle Pain During Olympic Lifts | Case Study

Does triple extension hurt your ankle? Check out this case to learn about the fix Have you ever had inner ankle pain when you go up on your toes or jump and are unsure what to do about it? Oftentimes, this occurs when there is an inability to create ankle plantarflexion (going up on your toes), so more stress is put on the inner portion of the ankle. But what if I told tyou those ankle restrictions can be related to the pelvis, and if you don’t address that, you’ll be missing on some key things. That’s what we go through in today’s case study.

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Breathing Exercise Mistakes – Do THIS Instead

If you do this, you’re screwing your breathwork up Breathing exercises can be useful at enhancing mobility throughout the body…IF they are done well. Sadly, that rarely occurs. Until now. In today’s post, I outline the major keys you need with each piece of common breathing exercise to ensure that you get the most out of these moves, maximize your range of motion, and move better than ever before. Check out the post and video below to learn about it!

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If you are in chronic pain watch this [Trigger warning]

The hardest thing you can do if you are in chronic pain Chronic pain can be one of the hardest conditions to overcome, though I think there is one variable that separates those who are stuck and those who breakthrough. But this obstacle is one of the hardest things to overcome on the journey toward pain freedom. Don’t worry, I’ll outline what this issue is, and provide some ideas on how you can overcome it, getting you closer to your goal, a goal of being pain-free.

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Uneven Hips CAUSING Knee Pain? | Case Report

If you notice your hips don’t stay level during stairs, then check this out! Does your hip ever drop down and rotate funky when you are doing exercises like step-ups and downs? Do you ever wonder why? Well, we cover the why and some fixes in today’s post, where I go through a case study that dealt with this exact issue. And the fix only took 3 exercises.

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Why is My Left Shoulder Lower Than My Right? – Biomechanics and Treatment

Left vs right-handedness is only one reason your shoulders are asymmetrical Are you someone whose left shoulder sits lower than the right, and haven’t figured out why or what to do about it? The problem is that most lack understanding on how this asymmetry occurs, limiting the ability to design effective treatments. That changes with today’s post. Here, we will dive into the REAL reason the left shoulder may appear lower than the right (and no, it’s not because of handedness), and how to improve this postural strategy.

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Pullover Exercise Proper Form | Why EVERYONE Gets it WRONG

Textbook performance of every pullover exercise variation ever! The pullover can be an awesome move for CRUSHING the abs and enhancing shoulder mobility, assuming that your technique is on point. But if you do any of the following: Arch your back Pull the shoulders back Flare your ribs Then that’s a poor assumption. AKA YOU’RE DOING IT WRONG. But don’t worry, I got you covered.  Today’s post will go through pullover biomechanics (which will better inform you when and who should get this move), the coaching keys needed to crush the abs and loosen up the upper body, and how to fix common errors with this move. Check out the video and post below to learn about it.

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Diaphragmatic Breathing – IT’S NOT BELLY BREATHING

If you think belly breathing is useful, prepare to have your mind blown Many use diaphragmatic breathing for relaxation effects, improving mobility, and more, but if you are coaching it by breathing into your belly, I hate to break it to you… YOU’RE DOING IT WRONG! You see, coaching belly breathing contradicts normal biomechanics, and is likely counterproductive on many fronts. I’ll go through the specific beef I have with belly breathing, and provide you a better alternative.

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Ankle Pain with Squats FIXED | Case Study

If your ankle hurts during squats, prepare to have your mind blown! Does ankle pain during squatting require driving more ankle mobility? But what if you have a full squat? That is what we run into in today’s case study. Here, we assess the entire body to see all the factors that contribute to this particular client’s ankle problem, and devise a solution WITHOUT ANY ANKLE MOBILITY DRILLS.

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