Category Archives: muscle tighness

Shoulder Dysfunction and Contra-Lateral Sacroiliac Joint Health in a Tennis Player

Happy Thursday night! It seems that I don’t usually get to posting on Thursday nights, but I’d like to get more regular with my blog. And no not to talk about increasing my fiber intake. I don’t have a video to share this week just some insights. (actually I just uploaded one for the edit!!) […]
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First Month of Another Fitness Challenge Brings Eric Beard Some Results

How has Another Fitness Challenge been going for you? I have been plugging away at improving my overhead squat and it has felt great! I enlisted the help of Krisitn Mohr, a physical therapist at Integrative Therapeutics in Natick, MA. She can be reached at if you want some work from her. She is […]
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HFPN-Another Fitness Challenge Goals and Progress for Eric Beard 2/11/2010- My Corrective Exercise is Working!

Trying to keep up with the Health and Fitness Provider Network President (HFPN) Ben Tucker, aka. “Triangle Man” is a hard job. He claims he has made some very good progress as well. I have not had my dorsiflexion re-measured yet but I started at; Right Ankle Prone Straight Leg- 0 degrees Left Ankle Prone […]
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Overhead Squat Assessment-Excessive Forward Lean from Ankle Restriction at NASM CES Workshop by Eric Beard

This girl was a participant at a Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) that I taught for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) in Calabasas, CA last week. I used a modified version of the overhead squat and goniometry to identify that a movement impairment stemming from the ankle was driving this compensation. She had 5 […]
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Don’t Get Too Big With the Big Picture…Sometimes We Miss Small, but Important things When it Comes to Corrective Exercise"

I was reading a blog today that had some good info on it about corrective exercise, rehabilitation and enhancing athletic performance. The author quoted a couple of pioneers in this field, Vladimir Janda; and Shirley Sarhmann. The feel of the blog was that total body movements were the best thing to do. He did not […]
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