Since becoming an adult, it’s been impossible to avoid hearing about the importance of a strong pelvic floor. I’ve probably stumbled upon dozens of articles. My doctor and midwives recommend Kegels. Some friends warn that I better do them during pregnancy; other friends admit they skip the burpees in workout class so they don’t wet their leggings. I’ve read about the (debunked) strengthening claims of jade eggs and how French women get electronic physiotherapy after giving bi
Elinor's thoughts.. Look what happens as we age, many Zig Zag as they walk instead of letting their legs swing freely from the hips. So many people walk side to side rather than forward. What are the leading reasons people end up in discomfort? They develop pain and arthritis and often start falling. Hip replacements, knee replacements and discomfort develop as they age, and some end up with assisted living. In this short video Elinor so beautifully illustrates small and simp
Amy's presentation of the axial line fits with my lens. For the attendees of my workshops this will not be new information for their ears. I think it is good to hear someone else's words of the same topic. The similarity is, that finding neutral is the place of least resistance where the full load of the skeleton can move in any direction with the least effort.
'The Sphincters' are a component of the Movement Intelligence program. Here I am demonstrating a small piece from the workshop. The wrap provides feedback and is used as a constraint to sense breathing mechanics and takes over the work of the muscles. The breath can expand more fully into the back ribs and widen.
By Emily Underwood, September 12, 2019. Carol and Mike Werner/Science Source. Adrenaline. The word is synonymous with any activity that gets our blood racing, whether it be encountering a rattlesnake or watching the latest horror movie. But a new study reveals that when it comes with our body’s stress response, adrenaline may be less important than another hormone, one that seeps out of our bones. Our skeleton is much more than a rigid scaffold for the body, says geneticist
TOPICS: hysiology: Columbia University Irving Medical Centre, Physiology. Cell Press, September 13, 2019 By Carly Britton, Cell Press, September 13,. 2019. I found this article on FPAW, an interesting read. Bouncing on your heels (BOH) does more than strengthen your bones. When you BOH you are not only building bone resiliency, but also strengthening the stress response. Both rodents and humans release a bone-derived hormone called osteocalcin in response to acute stress,