Bodywork Techniques

Below are brief descriptions of techniques and modalities used most often at Train Rugged. Depending on your goals and needs, any and all combinations of modalities might be used during a session. MYOFASCIAL THERAPY The term “myofascia” refers to the connective tissue...

Structural Integration

What is Structural Integration? Structural Integration (SI) is a therapeutic process that uses various techniques and modalities of manual therapies to help bring you into an improved, more efficient structural and functional balance. SI aims to optimize the body you...

Why Tension Is Needed For Integrity

Tensegrity & the Body Tensegrity is an elision of ‘tension + integrity’. Buckminster Fuller, building on the highly original sculptures of Kenneth Snelson, coined the term, to indicate that the integrity of the structure derived from the balance of tension...

POSTURE and BODY ADAPTATIONS

What Determines the Shape of Our Body? Jobs, lifestyles, mental frameworks, emotional states, the way we exercise, all of these things one way or another effect how our bodies adapt. As we age, our bodies mold to the environments that we put them into. In the modern...

Sustainable Training and Body Care

TRAIN RUGGED IS DIFFERENT THAN CONVENTIONAL TRAINING– IT IS TRAINING FOR THE 21st-CENTURY The Sustainability / Longevity Philosophy “No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training…what a disgrace it is for a man to grow old...

Healthy Joints for Healthy Muscles

What is Joint Physiology? The human body has ~206 bones, ~350 joints, and more than 650 muscles. Simply put, our joints evolved over thousands of years. It took time in order for our hands, fingers, toes, hip, jaws, and everything else to develop the motion that it...