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…

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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…

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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…

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Why Biomechanics Matter

What are Biomechanics? Training with biomechanics takes into account your current position in space and how your body adapts to physical circumstances. As an example, lets say you have arthritis of the knees. Arthritis occurs because of joint friction, excessive…

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New Year

Heading into the New Year means different things to everybody. Some see it as the time to make that change they’ve been wanting to make, and for others it’s another day in the life. I mean after all, you can…

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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…

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Aerobic Capacity: Training’s Silver Bullet

Train Your Heart Aerobic training is often classified into the 'cardio' category of training. We automatically think of running, step classes, swimming, basically any activity that is longer than 15 minutes of continuous movement and work. These are all examples…

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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…

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Training Made Simple: Diving in Part 2

MAKING YOUR HEAD SPIN So the last post seemed anything but simple. I talked about your heart rate, arteries, and all the moving systems that are involved on a daily basis. My hope is that by the end of this post…

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