The Danger of the Drops- A Review of Peach et al. 2011

A Question Bradley Wiggins broke the world record for longest distance covered on a bicycle in one hour by riding 54.526km on June 7th, 2015. Because 90% of the resistance when biking on a level surface above 12mph comes from air drag and 70% of that drag comes from the rider [1], significant attention was […]

How to touch your toes

Why the toe touch matters Can you reach down and touch your toes with your knees straight?  I consider a proper toe touch as a demonstration of basic competency in the multisegmental flexion pattern and aim to improve it with most of my clients (exceptions being flexion intolerance such as acute disc pathology).  While it is […]

Why does MY tendon hurt?

A Question Tendon problems include traumatic injuries such as rupture, rapidly worsening problems such as tendonitis (inflammation) and slow developing chronic problems such as tendinosis (non-inflammatory tendon breakdown)[1]. These later two are often blamed on overuse and poor bio-mechanics. But you might be asking “Why is my achilles sore when that other guy with terrible running form is […]