3 Steps to a Stronger Foot Core Connection

Hidden within our socks and shoes is a powerful structure that can transform how you connect to your posture and movement.  The human foot is a fascinatingly complex structure made up of 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments. With our feet acting as our body’s foundation, it is important to…

(Zero) Gravity and Human Movement | Understanding Man, Movement & Mars

On earth there is an omnipresent force weighing down on our shoulders, allowing us to stand on our two feet and helping bring oxygen and nutrients to every tissue in our body.   I am referring to the only constant in the world – gravity.  Although poorly understood and often taken for granted, gravity is the evolutional…

The Best Insoles for Preventing Running Related Injuries

What are the best insoles for running injury prevention? The softer, the better, you might say.  But is extra cushioning actually the best approach for preventing injuries? Recent research indicates that more cushioning in our shoes and insoles is actually not effective for preventing running-related injuries. In fact, there’s evidence that too much cushioning may…

Common Causes of Arch Pain & Prevention With Foot Strengthening

Though foot arch pain is common in athletes, it can happen to anyone, whether they love exercise or enjoy living life slowly. That’s because the arches of the foot do a lot of work every day. They absorb the shock when you walk or run, and they bear your weight when you stand. You may…

Are you doing short foot correctly? | Clearing the confusion

I think it goes without saying that I have a passion for sharing the power of foot activation and how it fascially connects to central core stabilization.  My go-to for foot activation is none other than – short foot! Considered by some as merely of foot-specific exercise and not one that is integrated or applicable…

Tapping into Torsion | The Rotational Power of the Achilles Tendon

Power lies within the transverse plane. We have all heard this concept at one point or another throughout our education or training career.   From the rotational moment of the trunk to generate power when throwing a javelin to the torque created from supination of the foot into the external rotational power of the glutes –…

Feet, Fascia & Functional Movement Summit | London

Get ready for the first-ever Feet, Fascia and Functional Movement Summit coming to London on Sunday January 21, 2018! As part of the EBFA Global Mentorship this one-day event features the global leaders in fascial fitness and functional movement including: – Dr Robert Schleip (via teleconference) of Fascial Fitness – Gary Ward of Anatomy in Motion…