Posts Tagged ‘thoracic spine’

Feeling Like a Dinosaur? Rotate Your “Thoracic Park”

A lot of us are like dinosaurs when it comes to mobility–stiff, and old. You probably have a good idea about what rotation is, but not where it should be coming from. Rotational movements in sports and exercise should come from the hips and the thoracic spine. There are two issues here. Instead of the…

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Move of the Week: Forward-Backward Bear Crawl

April showers bring May flowers, right? THE MOVE: Forward-Backward Bear Crawl MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Core and corrective: core stability. WHY DO IT: Crawling, like rolling, is one of the first motor abilities that we develop as babies. We have to get around somehow, right? Eventually, we gain the ability to walk and run as we learn…

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Move of the Week: Adductor Rockback w/ T-Spine Rotation

It’s warm out, which means you should warm-up for it with our Move of the Week! THE MOVE: Adductor Rockback T-spine Rotation MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Core and corrective: thoracic spine and hip adductors. WHY DO IT: When it comes to warming up, today’s move addresses two areas of concern for gym-goers: the hips and the…

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