movementismedicine

Incomplete Mechanics, Incidents, and Injury The I3 model
I3 model – Incomplete mechanics, incidents, and injury. When people see me we work together to determine where the client is within the I3 model. Most clients I see don’t have an “actual” injury. This is because pain is normally just the warning sign that something isn’t quite right. It could be that your muscles are… Continue reading Incomplete Mechanics, Incidents, and Injury The I3 model
Fight COVID through activity
There is a lot of argument about COVID and how to treat or stop it. A recent study https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2021/04/07/bjsports-2021-104080 has shown that people that meet physical activity guidelines (150 minutes a week, 2 1/2 hours) have a reduced risk for hospitalization and death resulting from COVID. You might say that sounds like a lot, but… Continue reading Incomplete Mechanics, Incidents, and Injury The I3 model
6 x 6 Breathing for Optimal Performance
6 x 6 breathing is a technique that I have been using to challenge my running and breathing style whenever I exercise. This video will talk about using this for running, but you can use it for any exercise activity. It is based off the principles outline in Breath by James Nestor where the optimal… Continue reading Incomplete Mechanics, Incidents, and Injury The I3 model
Active Recovery to Clear Inflammation Movement is Medicine
It might be a shock to you, but I do not support icing injuries for healing. The cold exposure stuff I do is not related to injury healing. In any case, I support active recovery to clear inflammation from an area. You can do this with non-fatiguing muscle contractions that use the muscles to pump… Continue reading Incomplete Mechanics, Incidents, and Injury The I3 model
Movement is Medicine PODCAST #4
Our 4th Podcast’s topic is how you can use movement as medicine. The simple fact that people can’t move their joints as far as they need to can be a huge restriction with people and their recovery. Simple techniques can be used to help people move their body’s more can help relieve and overcome a… Continue reading Incomplete Mechanics, Incidents, and Injury The I3 model