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Being Half Right

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Christine Ruffolo   I was so close.  I had felt and figured and whittled and realized.  I had my longest running issue narrowed down to a dysfunctional half of the pelvic floor.  It was just the wrong half.  I was convinced that it was my right and gave multiple reasons as to why, BUT my […]

The Spectrum of Spinal Positions

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Austin Einhorn   I concluded this post’s predecessor by telling you to have a “good” spine position, but it’s only because that gets you to imagine a neutral position, hopefully. Neutral serves as a baseline. There are no bad or wrong positions. If there were, which degree would be the difference between bad and good? […]

How Smart People Get Fooled By Dummies

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Chandler Stevens   You may be familiar with the Dunning-Kruger effect. It’s a cognitive bias, in which people with lower ability tend to overestimate themselves, whereas people with higher ability tend to underestimate themselves – at least until true mastery is developed. As people begin to develop their skills or knowledge in a particular domain, […]

Up Leg, Down Leg

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Christine Ruffolo   Part 1. Pairs.  Roles.  Asymmetry.  The body knows and the body has ways.  Understanding the differences between the halves helps you appreciate them.  One side isn’t ‘good’.  The other isn’t ‘bad’.  They hold a function within the system. Here’s a big picture view that shows how to distinguish up leg and down […]

Prediction, Perception, and Challenging Bias

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Jenn Pilotti   I stumbled across an unread motor control textbook sitting underneath a pile of books on my bedside table. In my world, this is akin to finding a clothing item that still has tags on it in one of my drawers—it represents something that is new, shiny, and brimming with possibilities. Motor control, […]