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Shoulder Blade Box Mobility Drill

The shoulder blades don’t get enough attention. Even in mobility, most of it surrounds the ball and socket joint of the shoulder, and not all the movement these can make. A lot of my practice in this began in doing muscle control; as control of the blades is one of the trickier, but fascinating, areas […]

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9 Segment Spine Mobility Drill

Most mobility drills are divided up into the three segments of the spine: The lumbar or low back The thoracic or mid back The cervical or neck The thoracic is quite immobile in most people from lack of movement; so that becomes an important starting piece of any joint mobility. Here, we don’t just use […]

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Joint Strength

Too much attention is put on the muscles, and not enough on the other tissues of the body. In this article, we’re diving deep into the topic of joint strength, a little talked about subject. Now a joint may be considered the synovial cavity, and synovial fluid that fills the inside. But a joint is also […]

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Advanced Vacuum Exercises

What is shown here is an example of what I do with breathing vacuum exercises as part of my morning routine. Unfortunately, this is not the spot that I typically do this in, but it is a spot I do go to occassionally. I wanted a better back drop for this video than my home, […]

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The Fasted Hike

Over this past New Year I did the longest fast I’d ever done. 5 days with no solid food. Just some green juices and teas. My previous best, from many years back, was 3 days. Here my specific aim was to get to the point where hunger ceased. This typically happens around the fourth day […]

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Knocked the Snot Out of Me

The progress on the beast snatch challenge continues… Just finished a workout where I did 120 snatches in ten minutes with the 40kg. or 88lb. kettlebell. That one was tough! And I’ve noticed something interesting that happens with a tough workout, whether it’s snatches or otherwise. I temporarily have allergies. My eyes itch. I sneeze […]

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Usain Bolt on Recovery

The World’s Fastest Man says… “Sleep is extremely important to me — I need to rest and recover in order for the training I do to be absorbed by my body.” – Usain Bolt I came across this quote the other day and really liked it. Thinking about training being ABSORBED by your body, is […]

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How to Heal Injuries

Weeks back when I asked for your questions, they were all over the place. But there was one theme that came up over and over again. Dealing with injuries… Here’s just a few of those questions: If a person has suffered chronic back injuries (due to a double whip lash car accident) making his Thyroid […]

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5 Minute Breath Routine

It doesn’t have to take long. Over the years, I’ve gone back and forth with emphasizing breath as part of my routine. You know…there’s just lots of different things to do in life. I’m always working to adapt and shift what I’m doing. Lately, I added breath work back in, and in a very sustainable […]

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