Pelvic repositioning is a difficult concept to understand if you aren’t real familiar with anatomy. So here is a video that I hope makes clear what repositioning entails. It’s important to understand because everything PRI does with people involves repositioning one or both sides of the pelvis.
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, […]
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 […]
The dead bug is used to hit your abs and obliques. It’s a relatively simple exercise, however I make it more effective by using a special breathing sequence. I inhale when my legs are in the resting position (bent). I exhale during the entire time which I am performing the leg movement. This has the […]
A primary goal of Postural Restoration® is to achieve and maintain a solid Zone of Apposition while achieving tri-planar movement. In plain English, this means that your body can move in all three planes of motion: sagittal (front to back), frontal (side to side), and transverse (rotation), while keeping your rib cage positioned correctly. Examine […]
The split squat is the basic single leg exercise. In my estimation, it is the single leg movement that should be taught first, before any type of lunging exercise. Split Squat Problems A couple problems become evident immediately when a trainee struggles to perform them. 1. Unfamiliarity. If a trainee is unfamiliar with the movement, […]