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After the posts we did on Orthotics, you asked for some foot strengthening exercises so here’s 1 we got from our friends in our nerdy running 🏃‍♀️ group @The Runner’s Zone. ❇️Actively Press the toes (especially your big toe) into the Toe Pro while you lift your heels as high as you can ❇️The slanted shape and curved surface makes you work your toes without “gripping” them and creating “hammer toes” (no bueno). ❇️...
Posted on 2019-02-25
This is a great exercise to strengthen your core- as long as 1) you don’t allow your back to arch up off the floor when you bring the Kettlebell over your head (⭐️anti-extension: the Kettlebell makes you want to arch and you have to use your abs to prevent that from happening) and 2) You keep your spine from rotating when you lower 1 leg at a time (⭐️anti-rotation: when you lower the Right leg, your pelvis wants to rotate to the Right and you have to prevent that from happening).&n...
Posted on 2019-02-18
💯% of the time, when you’re a client with knee pain, we 👀 look at your foot/ankle AND your hips❗️The Knee joint is a “slave” to the joints above and below- it follows what they do. SO, if you have an ankle mobility issue (like the client in the pic above 👆), it’s going to affect your Knee. ❇️See how his right heel comes up off the floor❓He swore up + down that he felt NO difference between his Right calf/ankle and Left when he stretc...
Posted on 2019-02-12
Are you Struggling? Maybe you’re injured 🤕 or have pain and you’re struggling to get back to the activities you love ❤️ to do? People think coming back from an injury or rehab is a linear progression. That each week should improve on the one previous. It’s not Linear. There are plateaus, dips/regressions and also progress. Just remember: ⭐️There’s never any progress without some struggle SO👉Find a way to “Get Up”. And kno...
Posted on 2019-02-11
One of the biggest mistakes we see Runners make is that they only strength train using their body weight. ❇️In our previous posts, we discussed how running demands forces 3 to 5 times your bodyweight❗️❇️Therefore it’s only logical to add LOAD to your strength program ❇️We love adding that load in the form of Kettlebells because of their versatility: you can accomplish several things with 1 movement/exercise ❇️In this Video of Week 3 into our Bulletproof R...
Posted on 2019-02-07
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