The secret to resolving chronic tightness


What’s the secret to resolving chronic tightness?

It’s the same ‘secret’ that can help your client’s posture and even improve performance.

Dr. Evan Osar of Integrative Movement Institute discusses how breath training can be incorporated into your programs to change posture, increase flexibility, and even improve balance and strength.

If you enjoyed this information and are looking to learn more about how improved breath can help your clients, check out the Two Anatomy Geeks™ series,  Anatomy of Breathing.

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Thoracic Rotation In Walking


Do you have clients with thoracic mobility issues?

Dr.Evan Osar - Two Anatomy Geeks™ - discusses the #1 reason your older clients lose thoracic rotation.

He will also share with you an easy go-to exercise for improving thoracic rotation.

If you are interested in learning more about walking, consider purchasing the Two Anatomy Geeks series on Anatomy of Gait

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Simple 3-step footwork and corrective exercise strategy for foot strength


Clients have ‘wobbly’ ankles? It could be their intrinsic foot control and not ‘weak’ ankles. Dr. Evan Osar discusses a simple 3-step footwork and corrective exercise strategy for foot strength The foot needs to adapt to the ground and then become stable for support and push off. When exercising it should generally be supported upon the tripod - under the big toe, small toe, and heel. The intrinsic muscles - including the quadratus plantar and lumbricals - redirect the pull of the flexor digitorim longus and help support the metatarsal phalangeal (MTP’s) joints.

Wobbly ankles is often an attempt - and frontal plane over-correction - to gain support upon the tripod. If this is the cause, we’ve found success with the following approach.

1. Stimulate (activate) the mechanoreceptors in the quadratus plantar and lumbricals - hands work best for lumbricals since they are deep.

2. Short toe flexion - Flex at the MTP’s without using the long toe...

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Dr. Osar Shares the Secret to Walking Faster & More Efficiently


Dr. Osar shared two important facts about walking and one secret to improving walking speed & efficiency this week on Facebook.

If you are interested in learning more about the Two Anatomy Geek's series he mentioned, The Anatomy of Gait, click here to learn more. The first episode aired on Saturday, March 5th and available for viewing after the series is purchased.

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3 Rotation Tips Related to Walking

Uncategorized Mar 04, 2022
Got clients with balance and walking issues? Dr. Osar - one of the Two Anatomy Geeks™ - shares one simple reason why client’s lose walking speed.

He will also share one easy to perform assessment and corrective exercise for improving walking in your older clients.
If you are looking for a fun and interactive way to learn about walking and how to help your clients optimize their walking, then check out the brand-new series of Two Anatomy Geeks™ beginning this Saturday, March 5th - The Anatomy of Gait
In this series you’ll discover:
🔸how the pelvis and sacroiliac joint contribute to walking;
🔸the anatomical basis for improving walking in your older clients;
🔸how to assess and use the most effective exercises for improving walking in your older clients.
All sessions are recorded and CEC’s will be applied for once the series is completed.
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Carry Pattern for Older Adults


Carry Pattern - one of the best patterns for older adults, and a common cause of shoulder and neck issues.

Dr. Evan Osar, author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions, discussed and demonstrated how the carry pattern can drive shoulder and neck issues in this week's Facebook Live. He explained how to use carry patterns to improve posture, balance, and walking in older adults.

Dr. Evan Osar and Jill Leary will begin their next Two Anatomy Geeks Series, The Anatomy of Gait, Saturday, March 5th at 9am (CST).

Registration for this event is still open!

This series will focus on:

  • anatomy of walking including the hamstrings, the anterior and posterior oblique chains, and the role of the SIJ
  • easy to perform assessments and corrective exercise to improve walking
  • functional exercise progressions to improve posture, balance, and walking speed.

This is guaranteed to be the most fun you’ve had learning and more importantly, applying your anatomy...

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Three Go To Exercises for Lengthening the Hamstrings


Do Your Clients Have Hamstring Tightness?

Stop stretching and help your client start aligning, breathing, and controlling their anterior pelvic tilt. In this video, Dr. Evan Osar discusses go to exercises for lengthening the hamstrings.

In their upcoming Two Anatomy Geeks™ series, The Anatomy of Gait, Dr. Evan Osar and Jill Leary will be discussing the functional role of the hamstrings. This series addresses the hamstrings and their role in posture, walking, and sacroiliac joint stabile.

If you are interested in joining Dr. Osar & Jill Leary, register for their upcoming series - Anatomy of Gait

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Three Cues for Upper & Lower Back Tightness


Why do your clients get tight? Is stretching the best approach?

Dr. Evan Osar, author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions, discusses in this video. 

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3 Go To Rotator Cuff Exercises


In this week's Facebook Live Dr. Osar discusses three go to rotator cuff exercises. 

If you love learning about anatomy, specifically the rotator cuff, check out a series from Two Anatomy Geeks™  - Rotator Cuff Anatomy.

Change lives and help more clients with your knowledge and skills. 

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Most Under-Appreciated Fall Prevention Exercise

Uncategorized Aug 02, 2021

Fall Prevention with one of the most under-appreciated lower body exercises. Dr. Evan Osar of Fitness Education Seminars discusses one of the most important patterns for strengthening hips, decreasing stress upon the knees and improving balance in older adults.

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