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”

Unsung Heroes of Breathing

A lot of good intention goes towards breathing but there are still some major players being left out of the conversation.. Today I’d like to shout out a few of the key players. Carbon Dioxide has gotten a reputation as purely a waste product of metabolism. While it is a byproduct of metabolism it isContinue reading “Unsung Heroes of Breathing”

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”