Re-Positioning a Left Pelvis

This video shows what repositioning of a pelvis process looks like. First, I test Daphne’s pelvis. Because her left leg won’t move down (adduct) to the bench, this indicates her left pelvis is forward compared to her right pelvis. Second, she does an exercise to reposition her left pelvis. The position she is in strongly […]

Assisted Chin-Ups and Lower Back Pain

Chin-ups can be uncomfortable for people with extension based back pain. When someone suffers from extension based back pain, they may experience discomfort or outright pain doing exercises that generally require a strong arch in the lower back.  Or they may struggle with exercises that tend to pull them into this extended position. With chin-ups, […]

Bulgarian Split Squats with Adjustments

The Bulgarian split squat is a great exercise for building your quads and glutes. There are two potential pitfalls I see when doing this exercise. Over arching the lower back Having the front foot too far back so that it is not underneath the knee. Foot placement is relatively easy to fix. Just line the […]

Lateral Pelvic Tilt and Lower Back Pain: The Connection

Lateral Pelvic Tilt is a position that finds one side of the pelvis higher than the other. In the picture below, you’ll notice my left side is higher than the right. This picture was taken about four years ago when I was trying to figure out what was causing all my back pain. My understanding […]

The Pushup and the Serratus Anterior: A Key to Shoulder Health

The pushup is an unappreciated exercise. *note- I believe that languages evolve. Many words that used to be hyphenated no longer are. I’m adding pushup to that list. Perhaps because it is so basic, so old-school, people often overlook its utility. A properly performed pushup requires total body muscular coordination. Your hips, core and upper […]