warrior pose

RU A Rib Shearer?

RU A Rib Shearer?

Those of us (like, pretty much all of us) who thrust our ribcages forward thinking that's how you 'stand up straight' are articulating just one joint of the many in our spines - often the joint between T11 & T12 - ALL the time.

If you think 'lifting your chest' or 'sticking your chest out' is what standing up straight is, you are misinformed. Pretty much everyone is - that's why we are pretty much ALL rib shearers.

Pretty yoga poses that wreck pelvic stability (and one simple change that will help)

Pretty yoga poses that wreck pelvic stability (and one simple change that will help)

More and more, I believe that no movement is inherently bad, but we run into trouble when we overuse movements. Especially when we do so unconsciously. One such habit that a lot of people have is overusing the sacroiliac joints and lower back to give the appearance of more movement in the hip joint that we actually have.