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5 Yoga Poses for Opening the Hips

Laurel van den Cline 0
Why do we need hip opening poses? Most of us sit...a lot. We sit when we drive to work, we sit at a desk, we sit at home. Even cycling, or at the gym with certain ab and weight training exercises, our hips are flexed and can become tight. It doesn't ...
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How to Prevent ACL Injuries and Keep Your Clients on the Court Through Corrective Exercise Programming

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 1
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common among young female athletes occurring at a conservative estimate of 38,000 incidences per year. (1) With the cost of a surgical repair ranging between $17,000-$25,000 (2), the economic ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Fitness gluteus Q & A Research Study

Which exercises target the gluteal muscles while minimizing activation of the tensor fascia lata?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
Tightness of the tensor fascia lata (TFL) and weakness in the gluteals is a common muscle imbalance seen in the lumbo-pelvic-hip region. One of the keys in helping to improve this imbalance is to strengthen the gluetal muscles with minimal activity of ...
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