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What kind of shoes should you be wearing for your workouts? Many of us choose the shoes that we see advertised on television or on the internet that our favorite athlete is promoting. But is that the best shoe to maximize your training? When choosing the correct shoe you should take into account a few … Continue reading The Best Shoes for Your Next Workout
I have been trying to write this article for a few years now. The idea is to make the postural restoration concepts we use at Back to Function (BTF) easy to understand for our current and potential future clients. The trick is, postural restoration, as defined by the Postural Restoration Institute®, is complex! I have taken over … Continue reading Quick(ish) Explanation of the Postural Restoration Concepts Used at BTF
What areas of your body feel stiff/tight? Do you constantly stretch the same muscles but the tightness ultimately returns? For many of our clients, they haven’t realized that they are simply addressing the symptoms of stiffness and not the underlying cause. The truth is that stiffness hides a stability problem and causes a mobility issue. … Continue reading Stiffness Hides a Stability Problem and Causes a Mobility Issue
Can the way I breathe be causing my back pain? What is belly breathing and why does it help? How do I brace my core? What is diaphragmatic breathing and why is it so important? Well let’s answer a few of these questions together…. But first we must take a look at what breathing does … Continue reading Can the Way I Breathe be Causing My Back Pain?
When you look at the human skeleton, you will notice that the bones all stack up on each other like links of a chain. Each bone is connected to the next by a joint like a well designed machine. How these joints interact with one another via the muscular system dictates our function. A somewhat … Continue reading Mobility or Stability. What Does Your Body Need?