Practical Science on Movement and Pain

Category Archives: movement lesson

Upcoming Class: Hip Power and Mobility

The pelvis is the largest bony mass in the body and all the strongest muscles attach to it: the glutes, the abs, the hamstrings, the quads, the back muscles. It is also in the center of the body, and therefore critically involved in all the the basic movements: walking, running, squatting, throwing, kicking. So goodRead More

Free Audio Lesson: Squat Fundamentals Volume 2

A few weeks ago I posted a twenty five minute audio lesson on improving the squat. Below is a link to volume two. If you haven’t done volume one already, I would highly recommend that you do that before moving to volume two. On the other hand, I think I saw Godfather Two before the first one, and the results were excellent.Read More

Free Audio Lesson: Squat Fundamentals Volume 1

Most people in the exercise world seem to agree that the squat is a very natural or fundamental human movement. Babies and toddlers learn to do it perfectly without instruction.Hunter gatherers squat like champs. Unfortunately, westerners tend to lose their ability to sit comfortably in a full squat by the time they are adolescents. ButRead More

Free Audio Lesson on Improving Spinal Rotation

I have written quite a bit on this blog about the practices I recommend for developing coordinated, comfortable and efficient movement. Finally, here is an example of what I am talking about. I’ve attached a link below to an audio recording of a movement lesson I created based on the Feldenkrais Method. I intend toRead More