Gaining Anterior Length, Through Posterior Strength and vice versa….A Lesson in Reciprocal Inhibition
I found a really cool article, quite by accident. I was leafing through an older copy of one of my favorite journals “Lower Extremity Review” and there it was. An article entitled “Athletes with hip flexor tightness have reduced gluteus maximus activation”. Wow, I thought! Now there is a great . . .
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Building a Better Bridge Exercise
The Glutes, Part 2
Beautiful Glutes: Part 2
We are going to get a little techie here. Hang in there! If you missed part one, click here to go back and read it.
There are a paucity of studies on gluteal function during gait, but here is what is out there.
The upper and lower portions of the glute max shows activity at initial . . .
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The Glutes, part 1
Beautiful Glutes! Part 1
Place your hands on your buttocks and stand up from a seated position. Did you feel them fire? Now walk with your hands in your back pockets. Do you feel them active at the end of your stride? No? Maybe you should be in rehab. You should!
The glutes have been the fascination of . . .
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