Joint Hypermobility

Working with Clients That Have Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

Working with Clients That Have Joint Hypermobility Syndrome What is Joint Hypermobility Syndrome? Have you ever heard of the term “loose joints”, or heard of someone who was “double jointed”? If so then you have seen joint hypermobility! Somebody with joint hypermobility has a lot more joint range-of-motion than the average person. These individuals appear…

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I Overdid It, and I Feel Like a Dingus. (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 7)

I Overdid It, and I Feel Like a Dingus. (My Fitness Journey – Vertex Fitness Diary 7) My Personal World of Pain I don’t know what got into me the other day. It’s not like someone had cut me off or insulted my mother or denied climate change on the way to the studio. I wasn’t running on rage fumes…

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Latissimus Dorsi Muscle and Function

Muscle & Function – The Latissimus Dorsi

Muscle & Function – The Latissimus Dorsi The latissimus dorsi, otherwise known as your “lats”, is the widest muscle in the human body. Having a strong latissimus dorsi is very important for improving posture, preventing back pain, and improving spinal stability. Have you ever heard someone say “you need a strong backbone” in life? Well,…

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Manual Resistance Training Lateral Raise

Manual Resistance Training vs. Conventional Strength Training

Manual Resistance Training vs. Conventional Strength Training You may have heard the term “manual resistance training” (or MRT) on the web or around the gym. Manual resistance training is a form of exercise that doesn’t incorporate any equipment at all. Instead you use your own body and gravity, or the body of a partner or…

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