Piriformis Syndrome Causing Tightness


Corrective Exercise for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis.

Dr. Evan Osar - author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions - discusses how corrective exercise is motor control training. And how motor control training is one of the first steps to improving function in older adults.

May is Osteoarthritis Awareness Month.

Last chance to save 35% on our Anatomy of Knee & Hip Osteoarthritis video series when you use code: OSTEOMONTH at checkout.

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Stretch Your Psoas and Strengthen Your Glutes!


You got it, stretch your Psoas and Strengthen your Glutes!

Common recommendations that rarely solve low back, hip, and or knee issues.

@drevanosar discusses the relationship of the #psoas and #glutes to common issues. This is the topic of today’s session @ideafit PTI.

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Optimal Rotation is Key To Fundamental Movement Patterns


What movement will help your client’s balance, their walking, and their ability to succeed at most sports?

Rotation. Optimal rotation is one of the fundamental movement patterns required for walking, running, and most sports. And with injury, surgery, and over-training, rotation is one of the first movements to be compromised.

Dr. Osar discusses the factors that contribute to rotation and he previews the upcoming brand new series of Two Anatomy Geeks™, Anatomy of Rotation. 

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Why many clients struggle latissimus tightness


Latissimus tightness?

Dr. Osar shares one reason many clients struggle with shoulder mobility despite #myofascialrelease and mobility drills. 

If you found this information helpful and you’re looking to be part of an amazing community of like-minded individuals who are upleveling their knowledge and skillset, then join us for the brand new series of Two Anatomy Geeks™:


In Part 3 of our brand new series of Two Anatomy Geeks™: Anatomy of Common Shoulder Orthopedic Injuries we’ll be covering the latissimus dorsi and trees major and how to apply your anatomy knowledge to rows, planks, and pull ups.

When you enroll, you get:

immediate access to the first two sessions

knowledge you can directly apply to your clients programs

live question and answer, programming CEC’s will be applied for once the series is completed.

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Exercise for Scapular Winging

Best exercise for scapular winging?
In this edition of Integrative Movement Insider Dr. Evan Osar discuss a common cause of scapular winging.
He will also share a simple assessment and the best exercise for addressing scapular winging. Finally, Dr. Osar shares why the push up plus will actually perpetuate scapular winging.
And if you work with clients with chronic shoulder issues - tightness, postural control issues, and/or discomfort we encourage you to purchase this month's Two Anatomy Geeks series. 
When you enroll, you’ll receive immediate access to last week’s session on scapular stabilization. And you’ll receive the link to this Saturday’s session on the rotator cuff.
You’ll also receive all three recordings, handouts, as well as CEC’s (once the series is completed).
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How to activate the serratus anterior.


Serratus anterior is a common muscle involved with shoulder issues.

Dr. Evan Osar discusses how to modify shoulder exercises to improve serrates anterior and scapular stability. In the brand new 3-part series of Two Anatomy Geeks™, you will discover:

the anatomy of the shoulder including the serrates anterior scapular stabilizers

the most common causes of impingement, tendonitis, and labral tears;

how to properly assess and choose the best corrective exercises for improving posture and movement.

You will leave with information you can use right away with your clients.
If you can’t be on live, you will have access to the handouts and recordings.
CECs will be applied for at the completion of the series

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3 Common Signs One is Not Breathing Appropriately


The diaphragm is one of the most important muscles in the body. It has primary functions in respiration, stabilization, and mobilization. It facilitates circulation, relaxation, and excitation. Like any skeletal muscle, it atrophies and weakens when not used appropriately.

Daily breathing obviously keeps one alive however it is not enough to optimize function.   

Chronic postural control issues, stability, and the loss of balance are 3 common signs one is not breathing appropriately.   

As health and fitness professionals, it’s on us to educate and empower our clients on the importance of breath training.   

Coming soon: Breath: for Posture, for Movement, for Performance.

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Core Exercises: What’s best for chronic low back pain?


If you work with clients who have low back pain, they may ask you what are the best core exercises for them.

Dr. Evan Osar and his colleague Bucky discuss the function & anatomy of the abdominals, as well as what exercises to give your clients with low back pain.

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Simple Corrective Exercise to Address Knee Valgus


Many individuals have knee valgus and a ‘weak’ glute medius is often blamed.

Could their exercises be to blame?

Dr. Evan Osar - author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions - demonstrates: -how common gluteus medius exercises can contribute to knee issues -a simple corrective exercise to address knee valgus -a simple way to eliminate valgus stress during common exercises.

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Solutions to eliminate neck tension


Many individuals complain of chronic neck tension and that pesky ‘knot’ in their neck. Could their exercises be to blame?

Dr. Evan Osar - author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions - demonstrates: -how common shoulder exercises cause neck issues -a simple corrective exercise to address trigger points in the neck -a simple way to eliminate neck tension during pulling exercises.

Two Anatomy Geeks™: The Anatomy of the Head and Neck 5-hours of content. Learn at your own pace.

And discover:

the anatomy of the head and neck muscles

assessments and corrective exercises for the head and neck and how to avoid common issues

functional exercise progressions to improve range and ease of motion And earn CECs from ACE, AFAA, and NASM.

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