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...

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,...

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...

Three Ways To Change Your Body

There are three ways to physically change your body in a way that promotes healthy growth. None of them are easy, but mindbody connection isn’t an easy path. However, after years of practicing and bringing my awareness to it I can say that I think it is an...

Kinesthetic Literacy Part 2: New Language

“Parlez-vous Français?” Learning a New Language Body mechanics (ie; flex, extend, bend) are a language, just like any other industry. As a trainer it becomes my job to teach you, the mover, how to understand this language through the application...

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...