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...

Degenerative Disease and Preventative Healthcare

The Ramifications of Improper Body Use Are Big Now more than ever before, people are suffering from degenerative diseases. There is no coincidence that this has happened since we begun using our bodies less. What is interesting is that connective tissues; tendons,...

Keeping It Simple and Diving In: Part 1

THE MIND BODY-CONNECTION Humans are anything but simple when you start to dive into the intricacies of human physiology. Therefor when it comes to training and choosing a direction to go in, it can be hard to start.  There are so many areas to improve at when it comes...

Glute Max: How To Load

Evolutionary Biology If you study anthropology, you’ll learn that one of the ways that humans came to rise above other animal classes is that we stood up. Our jaws got smaller as our brains grew larger, and eventually this led to us picking up our heads, and so...

Your Core: Why You Need to Understand your TVA

YOUR INNER SPRING SYSTEM Today I want to take a moment and explain to your about your transverse abdominis, aka your TVA. Your TVA is a barrel-shaped layer of your abdominals, and it helps keep the ribcage and pelvis connected. It attaches at several areas of your...

Your Biomechanics

Biomechanics: Changing Your Being Your biomechanics play a crucial role in your physical shape, functioning, and development. Biomechanics is defined as the study of the mechanical laws relating to the movement or structure of living organisms. Simply put, no two...