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...

How Training Works

YOUR SOLUTION TO TRAINING, REHAB, PREVENTING INJURIES, OR JUST IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF YOUR BODY! Train Rugged is a protocol of physical training and bodywork that allows optimal functioning and healing to take place. It is a blend of movement patterns, joint motions,...

Exercise: What Is At Stake

The short, fast, and dirty is…our body’s health is at stake.   A Big Debate If you’ve seen any of my other posts, you may start to get the feeling that I’m not the biggest fan of “exercise”. Sure, I use the word every day, but that’s only to get my messages...

Bones: They’ll Be Here Long After You’re Gone

I studied with an osteopath who once told me, “listen to your bones…they’ll be here long after you’re gone.” There’s great wisdom in that offering. Our bones are, contradictory to popular belief, soft tissues that make up our skeleton. Inside of them we have bone...

Healthness: The Road Less Traveled

Tunnel Vision I work in a field called spatial medicine, also known as physical medicine. Your physical therapist, chiropractor, massage therapist, and CrossFit or yoga instructor does the same thing. Essentially we work with people to educate them on their bodies and...