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The Space for Curiosity (& Excitement)

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Nick Konow       View this post on Instagram   A post shared by N I C K K O N O W (@worldmvmnt)     [Feature Photo by Cristina Gottardi on Unsplash.]  

Chains

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Creating Space

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Jenn Pilotti   August came at me with a vengeance. My client load was full, my mostly organized life was being met with the potential for a big change, and every single project I had either organized or said yes to were all due within a two week span. While I (miraculously) managed to get […]

The Musicality of Being

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Seth Dellinger   Space, ground, breath & sound Resonance Musicality   Is there a formula for feeling connected – to yourself, to other people, and your world? No, not exactly. But there are certain signals that show up consistently in your experience that you can learn to recognize and put to wise use within all the wide variety of […]

Applied Movement Context

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Jason Round     View this post on Instagram   AN APPLIED MOVEMENT CONTEXT which tests upper-body strength, mobility, structural awareness, skill & problem-solving 🧩 • Regardless of how many pull-ups or muscle-up you have, those are singular movement contexts which give you no guarantee of applicability. When you find yourself with only one hand […]

A Practical Exploration of Pain and Healing

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Jenn Pilotti   I was doing Russian dancers recently, a move I have always struggled with (for those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, a Russian dancer is a one armed backbend that dynamically switches to the other arm by shifting your weight forward to your feet). I learned that if […]

Space Shifting

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Andre Miller       View this post on Instagram   Toes to wall overhead atg squat for mobility. Form cues intended to maintain posture in an exercise are often followed to a fault, never allowing the individual to understand the connections between various positions or exercises. Purposefully exercising these connections between primary hubs of […]

Grasping Shoulders

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Andre Miller     View this post on Instagram   I was very excited to see I received a letter from a reader the other day; “Dear Rootsfitness, I’ve noticed you’ve got really nice shoulda shubs. I have been working really hard and would really like to improve my shoulda shubs, any tips?” Dear Reader, […]

Kinesthesia & Proprioception

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Jenn Pilotti   While I was researching a chapter for my book on awareness, I was searching for research to back my ideas that improving your sense of self and your internal body schema were related to proprioception. What I discovered was my understanding of proprioception and how it works was actually misinformed. Somehow, in […]

Taking up Space

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Austin Einhorn     Here’s a infinitely better alternative to developing soccer skills than the swill I posted yesterday. “Agility” with speed ladders and non representative environments are mucking up the internet and the population’s ideas of how to develop athletes. Space…A better defender takes up a larger amount of space around them. A better […]