The car and camel exercise is an excellent one to loosen up the lower back. Many people do this the first thing in the morning. It helps set the tone for the rest of the day.
https://videopress.com/v/4xf1a6kE?preloadContent=metadata The cat and camel lower back exercise This exercise is an excellent one to loosen up the lower back. These are not stretching exercises. They are fluid movements from one position to the other. Simply and smoothly, raise your back up as high as you can and then lower it back down as far … Continue reading 090820 The cat and camel
“The authors concluded that the data in this study confirm the importance of achieving and maintaining full and symmetric knee ROM, in order to lower the incidence of OA in the long term after surgery.”
240620 Normal knee range of motion or the lack thereof and the link with osteoarthritis 3/4
In July 2011, a poster presentation presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine by doctors from the Shelburne Knee Center in Indianapolis, Indiana clearly showed that a lack of ROM was a predictor of future osteoarthritis. The authors found that patients who were able to obtain and then maintain normal knee motion had a lower incidence of osteoarthritis than patients who were unable to obtain normal range of motion or lost knee motion after the rehab was finished.”
A number of sources state the typical knee flexes anywhere from 130° up to, in rare cases, 160° and extends from 0° to 120°. It is my personal opinion that if your knee only extends 120° then you are going to have a noticeable limp.
270520 Strength training for the 60 plus by Daniel Pare Hello everyone, today we are going to talk about strength training for the 60 plus years of age. First of all it is never too late to get started. Some of us have been working out for years/decades and some of us are just getting … Continue reading 270520 Strength training for the 60 plus by Daniel Pare Part 3
220420 Strengthening with Stretching By Daniel Pare, NCCP, CSO. Strength Coach How important is a full range of motion really is? It is the foundation of strength. You are getting injured regularly I would not spend too much time on trying to find out why you got injured, I would go right to the source … Continue reading 220420 Strengthening with Stretching By Daniel Pare, NCCP, CSO. Strength Coach
120220 The general warm up The runner’s may actually be onto something when they start out on a run-they normally begin at a slower pace than the main portion of the run will be. Any exercise that revs up the cardiovascular system is good except for the time-honored jumping jacks. As mentioned in Thomas Kurz … Continue reading 120220 The general warm up
021019 Getting flexible and staying there If you are over 40 years old, you have no doubt started to experience a certain amount of inflexibility. Inflexibility begins to creep up starting at about age 40. This happens because the tissues surrounding your joints start to get a little bit thicker and your muscles start becoming … Continue reading 021019 Getting flexible and staying there