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THE MISCONCEPTION OF MUSCLE IMBALANCE AND THERAPY

Posted by stephan van breenen on August 19, 2013 at 4:15 AM Comments comments (2)

-SO MANY THERAPIES ARE GEARED TO CORRECT THE MUSCLE IMBALANCE, IT DOESN'T MAKE ANY SENSE TO ME THE ROUND SHOULDERNESS THIS GOES THEREFORE TO SAY YOU NEED TO STRETCH THE TIGHT MUSCLES, WHICH WOULD BE THE PECS AS FAR AS ROUND SHOULDERS AND NEED TO STRENGTHEN THE UPPER BACK MUSCLES, UNLESS YOUR DOING AN EXERCISE WHICH UNWITTINGLY CHANGES YOUR POSTURE BECAUSE YOU DOING IT, IN SEATED ROW YOU ADJUST IN THE PELVIS, IF YOUR CRAP A HOLD OF THAT AND LET YOUR PELVIS COLLAPSE AND TRY TO PULL ON THAT YOU...

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THE MISCONCEPT OF MUSCLE IMBALANCE AND THERAPY

Posted by stephan van breenen on August 19, 2013 at 4:15 AM Comments comments (0)

-SO MANY THERAPIES ARE GEARED TO CORRECT THE MUSCLE IMBALANCE, IT DOESN'T MAKE ANY SENSE TO ME THE ROUND SHOULDERNESS THIS GOES THEREFORE TO SAY YOU NEED TO STRETCH THE TIGHT MUSCLES, WHICH WOULD BE THE PECS AS FAR AS ROUND SHOULDERS AND NEED TO STRENGTHEN THE UPPER BACK MUSCLES, UNLESS YOUR DOING AN EXERCISE WHICH UNWITTINGLY CHANGES YOUR POSTURE BECAUSE YOU DOING IT, IN SEATED ROW YOU ADJUST IN THE PELVIS, IF YOUR CRAP A HOLD OF THAT AND LET YOUR PELVIS COLLAPSE AND TRY TO PULL ON THAT YOU...

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THE DISADVANTAGE OF USING WEIGHT MACHINES IN THE GYM

Posted by stephan van breenen on May 4, 2013 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

.CONSTANT RESISTANCE MACHINES IN THE GYM....

*CABLE/CHAIN ARRANGEMENT...WHERE YOU PULL A STACK OF WEIGHTS

WHAT TRAVELS THROUGH A PULLEY....WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE PULLEY

THE DISTANCE BETWEEN THE AXIS AND THE PULLEY...AND THE OUTER EDGE

OF THE PLANE(OR WHEEL OR PULLEY IT MOVES) OUTSIDE OF THE PULLEY

IS NOT AT THE SAME DISTANCE AS THE AXIS ALL THE WAY LINE OF THE PULLEY

HENCE THERE WILL BE A POSITION WHERE THE OUTSIDE ED...

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THE POSITION OF YOUR SHOULDER IS PERFECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION OF YOUR PELVIS

Posted by stephan van breenen on May 4, 2013 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (0)

.THE POSITION OF YOUR SHOULDERS IS PERFECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION

OF YOUR PELVIS

*CHANGE YOUR PELVIS AROUND...AND YOU RE-POSITION YOUR SHOULDERS

*THE CONCEPT OF WING SCAPULA...AND THAT THE SERRATUS ANTERIOR IS PLAYING

UP, THAT IS THE SAME STORY AS THE ROUNDED SHOULDERS

*YOUR WINGING YOUR SCAPULA....PURELY BECAUSE YOU HAVE ROUND SHOULDERS..

YOU HAVE A PLEVIS MISPOSITION, BUT YOU ALSO HAVE HEAVLY ROTATIONS THROUGH

YOUR AXIAL SKELETON, WHICH...

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WHAT DRIVES US TO BE DYSFUNCTIONAL DOWN THE SACROILIAC JOINT

Posted by stephan van breenen on May 4, 2013 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)

WHAT IS DRIVING US TO BE DYSFUNCTIONAL DOWN THE SACROILIAC JOINT

*IF YOU SCREW UP YOUR PROPER MECHANICS...THE WHEELS WILL COME OFF

*WHAT IS THE ROOT OF DYSFUNCTION.....THE SAME CAN BE ASK...WHAT MAKES

A TOPLINE ATHLETE.....IT DOESN'T COME FROM THE PHYSIOLOGY....IT'S THE

UNDERLYING MECHANICS WHAT MAKES THE DIFFERENCE.....OTHERWISE A TOP

LINE ATHLETE WOULDN'T BEABLE TO RUN A MARATHON AT THE SPEED IT DOES..

IF...

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Healthy Ligaments to avoid risk of Injuries

Posted by stephan van breenen on March 6, 2011 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (1)

Ligaments should be tight

Bones and their joint capsules supply the primary structure of our bodies. Muscle-tendon units enable our bodies to move these bones at the joints. Ligaments supply the stability we need at the joints in order for our movements to be controlled and safe. All these parts of thebody must do their individual jobs interdependently to allow uspain-free movement. For ligaments, this means...

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Weight Training and Knee Injuries

Posted by stephan van breenen on February 26, 2011 at 11:14 PM Comments comments (0)

KNEE INJURIES

Knee pain secondary to weight lifting is often caused by an overuse injury involving the patello femoral joint, or the quadriceps or patellar tendons. However,tears to the menisci may also occur. Patello femoral pain syndrome may or may not include chondromalacia. Ligamentous problems are rare except when caused by trauma during Olympic weight lifting.

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Common Shoulder Injuries in Weight Lifting

Posted by stephan van breenen on February 25, 2011 at 7:24 PM Comments comments (1)

SHOULDER INJURIES

As a trade-off for mobility, the shoulder lacks some of the stability found in otherjoints. The shoulder is under considerable stress during many commonly performed weight training exercises and, as a result, is frequently injured. Shoulder pain is often taken for granted or ignored by many bodybuilders. For example, anteriorshoulder pain felt secondary to performing benc...

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Weight Training and Cervical Spine Injuries

Posted by stephan van breenen on February 25, 2011 at 6:49 PM Comments comments (0)

CERVICAL SPINE INJURIES

While not as common as back injuries, neck injuries occur fairly frequently in weightlifters. Cervical spine problems include mechanical sprains and strains, disc injuries, and brachial plexus injuries. Soft tissue injuries may result from protruding the head forward or from unnecessarily tensing the neck while weight training. Some problems result from a muscle imb...

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Weight Training and Lumbar Spine Injuries

Posted by stephan van breenen on February 24, 2011 at 11:01 PM Comments comments (0)

LUMBAR SPINE INJURIES

In both youths and adults the most common weight training injuries involve the lowerback. The mechanisms of injury include hyper flexion, hyper extension,torsion, and overdevelopment and excessive tightening of the iliopsoas muscles.

The most common back problems are mechanical sprains and strains; however, disc injury or spondylolisthesi...

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