Tag Archives: Eric Beard

Thoracic Spine Impairment and Dysfunction

Moms for years have telling us to sit up straight and have good posture. They were probably right! First sitting at school, then grinding away to our computers at work and now spending our social lives slouched over our mobile devices, all are conducive to long term orthopedic consequences. We go from standing tall early […]
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TOPO Train//RX Shoe Review: Stability and Mobility?

TOPO What? TOPO Athletic is a footwear company. To learn more about them and their mission check out their website. http://www.topoathletic.com/ I am posting tonight to share my experiences with a pair of their shoes the Train//RX. I have worn a handful of minimalist shoes over the last few years and have personal experience comparing […]
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Rest, Recovery and Regeneration Part III

Saunas may stimulate the release of growth hormone too. Direct heat for 8-10 minutes relaxes muscles and improves local and general blood flow.
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Tuesday Night Tips: Protraction, Retraction and Levator Scapulae?

I was watching someone train chest tonight during my workout. What initially struck me about his form was an apparent partial range of motion while he was performing a dumbbell flat bench chest press. He reached the dumbbells towards each other at the top but his elbows never straightened. He looked like he was giving […]
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Knock The Rust Off With Some Core Stability Work

I literally had 10 minutes at the gym yesterday. This included changing out of my snow boots and winter gear. So really I was left with five minutes. I coach hockey for both of my boys teams and had some shoveling to do and wanted to move well and feel good throughout. What did I […]
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