Fitness Anatomy

Posts in the Anatomy section simplify anatomy, physiology, and mechanics for your workout. This will help you understand how your body works together to maximize your workout and avoid injury! The foot bone is connected to the....what?! It's all connected. Learn about the body in a fun and functional way!

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    Fitness Anatomy

    Keys to Maintain Healthy Shoulders

    Shoulder pain during exercise is a common and frustrating experience. It’s one of the most common injuries that lead to seeking physical therapy. At first glance, you may be tempted to just “work through the pain,” but in the long run, that approach can lead to more severe problems that take longer to correct. Injury…

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    The Skinny On Core Strength

    Core strength is all the rage these days. Tighten your core this, engage your core that. But what exactly is the core, and why should you care? In the modern social media world, it’s easy to associate skinny and six-pack abs with core strength. Spoiler alert, aesthetics don’t always correlate with functional strength. When you…

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    You Can’t Stretch the IT Band

    What if I told you that you can’t stretch the IT Band? That’s right. I said it. If you’re intrigued by this article, you likely had one of two reactions. Either you already know this, and you’re totally excited we’re busting myths. Or, I’m going against everything you thought you knew. Old fitness myths die…