(How-to) Get A Grip!

From valiantly carrying all the groceries in one trip, having an intimidating handshake, to playing tug of war with your dog, we all need grip strength! In fact, in a study by Perna et al. it was determined that most folks “fell into the ‘needs improvement zone’.” Furthermore, in Leong et al.’s article Prognostic Value …

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What the F*%k is a moment arm and what does it have to do with my training!?

In simple physics terms, “The magnitude of the moment of a force acting about a point or axis is directly proportional to the distance of the force from the point or axis. It is defined as the product of the force (F) and the moment arm (d). The moment arm or lever arm is the perpendicular distance …

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Scapular Rhythm, Posture, and Shoulder Health

Relevant Anatomy and Scapular movement The shoulder complex is comprised of the scapula, clavicle, and the humerus. The glenohumeral joint, AC joint, and their associated musculature all work together to create movement in the shoulder complex. The shoulder is attached to the torso by acromioclavicular joint and it’s ligaments, while the serratus anterior and subscapularis …

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