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6 11, 2017

The ELDOA Method: Unlocking Mobility & Improving Posture

2018-01-17T15:31:20-06:00By |

With the daily grind forcing many of us into poor posture, how we direct our active daily mobility efforts ultimately impacts our ability to lift pain free and injury free. The ELDOA Method is a series of taught, self-applied postural exercises that improve in functional joi [...]

15 08, 2016

The Real Science & Application of Cupping Therapy

2018-01-17T16:11:55-06:00By |

After the polarizing red circles on Michael Phelps shoulders surfaced last week at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, many questions arose pertaining to the science, application and efficacy of the myofascial decompression technique also known as cupping. As claims and debate start [...]

20 01, 2016

The Science & Application of Barefoot Strength Training

2018-01-17T16:46:27-06:00By |

Here's What You Need To Know... 1. Improved proprioception and kinesthetic awareness are big words for what we take for granted about movement in general. Learning how to tap into our lower extremities evolutionary feedback mechanism can altogether prevent injuries and incre [...]

26 11, 2015

Prevent 45% of Soft-Tissue Injuries with Accentuated Eccentric Training

2018-02-27T12:50:35-06:00By |

Preventing injuries is the key to success in the field of human performance. Your body’s tissues and bones require time to adapt to external loads which means putting the horse before the cart. Working hard and working smart are two key requisites to make it to your goals an [...]

21 10, 2015

The Complete Guide to Foundations & Fallacies of Tissue Regeneration

2018-01-17T16:51:22-06:00By |

Here's What You Need To Know... 1) Inflammation has an important role in recovery but its timing and duration can stall a quick return.  The use of NSAID's, especially within the first week of recovery, has been shown to limit tissue healing and regeneration, and yes, this i [...]

8 09, 2015

The Science and Application of Blood Flow Restriction Training

2018-01-17T16:54:43-06:00By |

  Here's What You Need To Know... 1. Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training is currently one of the most highly debated training methods throughout the fitness and medical communities for good reason; it's showing remarkable results in muscular hypertrophy and strength. [...]