Muscle Activation

Muscle Activation

What is in the mind is in the body Our brain and body are an incredible combination that work together to create complex movement patterns. When this formidable duo are working under perfect conditions and every muscle is doing its own job in the right sequence...
Fighting tigers with your breathing

Fighting tigers with your breathing

In my last blog I wrote about the psoas and the diaphragm, the connection between them and the impact our emotional state has on them both. Now I want to show you how you can use your breathing to bring your body and mind out of the fight or flight mode and return to...
Get your butt working for you!

Get your butt working for you!

Your gluteal muscles, the big muscles of your buttocks made up of the Gluteus Maximus, Gluteus Medius and Gluteus Minimus are the largest and potentially strongest group of muscles in the body, a powerhouse of action. But most of us don’t use them. What do our gluteal...
Posture and breathing – the connection

Posture and breathing – the connection

The postural muscles of the body are comprised of  slow twitch muscle fibres.  The reason for this is that they have endurance and that is what is needed to hold our body up for long periods of time.  Slow twitch muscle fibres are dependent on oxygen to work...