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...

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...

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,...

Physical Health

In my fifteen years of being a part of the exercise and health community the subject of acquiring and improving one’s health is something that most people all agree on. People want to be healthy. For some healthy is a mindset, they want to have a job that...

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...