Finding Neutral and Getting Strong There

Building on the idea of Tensegrity, we know that our resting posture is dictated by the Tensions present throughout the MyoFascial Matrix. These Tensions are the echoes of a lifetime of movement. Our pre-stress, the tension present in these lines at rest, is going to pull us into a particular posture. For most of usContinue reading “Finding Neutral and Getting Strong There”

Connective Tissue Remodeling

Connective Tissue Remodeling “Just because we don’t understand some forces at play in our physiology, does not mean they have any less impact on us..” -Juan Disla Take for example, Connective Tissue Remodeling. This is the reforming of our fascia in response  to mechanical tensions placed on the body. Force vectors, the direction and magnitudeContinue reading “Connective Tissue Remodeling”

What is Fascia?.. You are.

“Fascia is the soft tissue component of the Connective Tissue System that permeates the human body, forming a continuous three-dimensional matrix of Structural Support. It interpenetrates and surrounds all organs, muscles, bones and nerve fibers creating the environment for body systems to function.”  -David Lesondak The sum total of material in the space outside theContinue reading “What is Fascia?.. You are.”

What is Tensegrity?.. you are.

What is Tensegrity?.. You are. Tensegrity is a term coined by architect Buckminster Fuller. This word comes from two words, tensional integrity. Sculptor Kenneth Snelson also plays a big part, having constructed the first of the structures commonly known today as Tensegrity models. These structures will give us a great insight into the interconnectedness inContinue reading “What is Tensegrity?.. you are.”

Introduction to Tensegrity

Shortly into my fitness endeavor and beginning as a trainer, I thought I had it all figured out. I thought I could take anyone and turn them into the picture of fitness I believed myself to be. Anyone who didn’t get results was simply not working hard enough. Now I believe that it was onlyContinue reading “Introduction to Tensegrity”