anatomy

Some things just go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Jordan and Pippen. Cheech and Chong. In the body, the biggest power couple is the ball and socket. But what about the shoulder blade?
In order to best help your clientele, it’s important for coaches to understand the muscles of the back, what can cause back pain, and treatments (after physical therapy, of course.)
There is always someone in class who asks, “Why do I need an AbMat?” No one can seem to truly answer this elusive question. Why do we need an AbMat? And for goodness’ sake, which way do we turn it?
I wrote a primer on fascia here, "The Top 5 Ways Fascia Matters to Athletes," and it was so well received that I decided to edit and expand upon it to create a free fascia resource for everyone.
Turns out we're kinda like oranges. Here's some info about fascia and how you can use it to maximize not just your performance, but also just your ability to feel good in your body.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: push ups, weightlifting shoes, anatomy, eggs, sports etiquette, and more!
It's important that you understand your clients' bodies so you can coach them properly. Here's a quick primer on some basics and how they are relevant to movements.
Your body is many things: a mechanical device, a walking chemistry set, a sustainable life form, and an ever-changing biological phenomenon. There's a lot to know about the body.