If there is a frontal plane problem, you will want to check this out Are you someone who has a lateral pelvic tilt, a lateral spine shift, or Trendelenburg gait. If so, then this is the post for you, because we outline what is going on movement-wise, and what the heck you can do about it. Check out Movement Debrief Episode 156 below to learn more.Read More
I measured the infrasternal angle…..uhhh, now what?
No doubt you’ve heard a bazillion things about the infrasternal angle. You maybe even have been measuring them pretty consistently and know it’s a big deal.
You know what we don’t talk about though?
What the hell do you do about it?!?!?
You’ll find out in this postRead More
Movement Debrief Episode 107 is in the books. Below is a copy of the video for your viewing pleasure, and audio if you can’t stand looking at me. Here is the setlist: Should one be hesitant to work on pulling exercises if the goal is to improve movement options? When would the following exercises be useful: lat pulldowns, face pulls, one-arm dumbbell rows? And when should they be avoided? Are band pull apart, Ts, Ys, and Is no-gos? What is reaching at the 0-60 degrees of shoulder flexion useful for? How about 60-120 and 120-180? Does encouraging a posterior pelvic tilt during a squat or a deadlift go against the lifting mechanics or support them?Read More
At the end of each year, I like to see what you beautiful…sexy…outstanding people liked. What the fam….recognized (fam). I decided to add a few extra little diddy’s this year. First, we will start off with debriefs. The little podcast/vlog that could. As I try to keep the debrief filled with variety, there didn’t seem to be any common themes; just good topics. Check out your favorite debriefs below, and thank you again for an amazing 2019!Read More
Movement Debrief Episode 76 is in the books. Below is a copy of the video for your viewing pleasure, and audio if you can’t stand looking at me. Here is the set list: What is the difference between traditional rotator cuff rehab and the stuff I do? How do I treat the protocols for post-op repairs? What is the purpose of posterior pelvic tilting? Are there any instances in which a posterior tilt is not warranted or an anterior tilt would be emphasized? When a referral out is warranted, what qualities do I look for in a good clinician?Read More
Movement Debrief Episode 38 is in the books. Below is a copy of the video for your viewing pleasure, and audio if you can’t stand looking at me. Here is the set list: How long does it take for changes desired by exercises to stay? How long do I keep someone on the same movement? What influence do the abdominal muscles have on ribcage position? How can we change position of the body to bias particular abdominal muscles? How to address rib flares Why and when should you cue a posterior tilt? What are some good way to cue a posterior tilt? If you want to watch these live, add me on Facebook, Instagram, or Youtube. They air every Wednesday at 7:30pm CST. Enjoy! Here were the links I mentioned: Infrasternal Angles and Overhead vs. Quadruped Respiration Revisited Excerpt from Pat Davidson’s Rethinking the Big Patterns (you can also check out the course review here) The Squatting Bar Reach: A Movement Deep Dive How to Deadlift: A Movement Deep Dive Enhancing Life Method Strength Andy McCloy Trevor LaSarre James Fryer Here’s a signup for my newsletter to get nearly 3 hours and 50 pages of content, a free acute:chronic workload calculator, basketball conditioning program, podcasts, and weekend learning goodies: Getting Changes to Stick Abdominals Explained Posterior Pelvic TiltsRead More
Movement Debrief Episode 27 is in the books. Here is a copy of the video and audio for your listening pleasure. Here is the set list: The three types of infrasternal angles Anatomical theories regarding the infrasternal angle Infrasternal angle treatment The different positions of the lumbar spine Restoring lumbar position Restoring cervical spine position My treatment sequence for restoring shoulder motion Which are my favorite hikes If you want to watch these live, add me on Facebook, Instagram, or Youtube. They air every Wednesday at 7:30pm CST. Enjoy. Here were the links I mentioned: Bill Hartman Pre-existent vertebral rotation in the human spine is influenced by body position. Right thoracic curvature in the normal spine Analysis of preexistent vertebral rotation in the normal spine. Effect of changes in pelvic tilt on range of motion to impingement and radiographic parameters of acetabular morphologic characteristics. PRI Craniocervical Mandibular Restoration PRI Vision Here is the exercise I mentioned from Daddy-O Pops for a retracted and elevated scapula. Enhancing Life Method Strength Andy Mccloy Trevor LaSarre Here’s a signup for my newsletter to get a free acute:chronic workload calculator, basketball conditioning program, podcasts, and weekend learning goodies: Infrasternal Angles Spinal Lordosis Restoring Shoulder MotionRead More
Aka How I Mastered the Sagittal Plane In our first episode of “Movement Deep Dive,” we go over one of my favorite moves, the squatting bar reach. It’s an excellent technique and I hope this video explanation is helpful. If videos aren’t your thing, I’ve provided a modified transcript below. I would recommend reading and watching to get the most out of the material. Learn on!Read More