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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Three things for female clients with knee issues

Got female clients with knee valgus?
It’s National Women’s Health Week and Dr. Evan Osar - author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions - is sharing 3 things for women with knee issues during this video. 
 During Two Anatomy Geeks Female Specific Conditions Part 2 Dr. Osar & guest Jenice Mattek will discuss the importance of understanding the the impact of exercise during the menstrual cycle and after surgery as well as scar tissue. 
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The Importance of Posture & the Pelvic Floor

Pelvic floor issues? Stress Urinary Incontinence? Posture can make a difference.

Dr. Evan Osar, author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions, discusses:
research about posture and the pelvic floor;
importance of sitting posture and activation of the pelvic floor;
exercise and the pelvic floor.

Brand new series of Two Anatomy Geeks™: Anatomy of Female Specific Conditions begins this Saturday, May 7th at 9am (CDT).
This brand new series will cover:
anatomy, assessment, and training of the pelvic floor
the impact of the menstrual cycle, surgery/scar tissue and training considerations
bone health, density, and osteoporosis. All sessions are recorded.
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Common Cause for Pelvic Floor Issues or Coccyx Pain


Train clients with pelvic floor issues or coccyx pain?

Listen in with Dr. Evan Osar - author of Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunctions - as he discusses a common reason why.

For more information, check out the brand new series of Two Anatomy Geeks™: Anatomy of Female Specific Conditions.

We’ll be covering:  

  • pelvic floor exercises
  • corrective exercise
  • low back pain
  • low back pain relief during and after pregnancy
  • osteoporosis and increasing bone density
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