Why is Hip Mobility so important?
Why is Hip Mobility Important? Hip mobility is essential to the proper full functioning of the hip joint. While the hip joint is meant to be more stable and less mobile than the shoulder joint, it can still be extremely limiting and even harmful if the hip joint lacks its full mobility. There are many…Read More
What is so important about the spine?
What makes up the spine? There are 3 major elements that make up the spine: 1. vertebrae: The vertebrae are the bones that make up the spine. These bone’s primary purpose is to provide a hard protective layer around the spinal cord. They also provide an attachment point for the arms, and legs to the center…Read More
Shoulder stability, why do we need it?
Shoulder stability is important for developing and maintaining healthy shoulders. Before we get into why it is important, let’s look at some shoulder basics. When people think of the shoulder they think of a ball-and-socket joint made up of the arm bone (humerus) and shoulder blade (scapula). However, the shoulder is so much more complex.…Read More
What is the Pec Muscle and Why was It Injured During CrossFit Regionals?
WHAT DOES THE PEC MUSCLE DO? The pectoralis major, or pec major, muscle attaches to your sternum and collar bone on your chest and connects to a grove on your upper arm. It is responsible for four primary motions: Horizontal Adduction: bringing your arm across your chest Internal rotation: rotating your shoulder inward toward your…Read More