Category: Research

Hamstrings: To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

I don’t want to say anything against my friend Michaelle, but Greg Lehman makes good points in this article: If You Want to Stretch Your Hamstrings, Please Continue to Do So Greg is responding to this article, Stop Stretching Your Hamstrings!  Yoga is beset by ‘lore’. Sometimes research is the answer, sometimes not – I… Read more

Anatomy Trains Partners with Muscle & Motion

We are very pleased to announce that Anatomy Trains is partnering with Muscle & Motion to produce educational videos about the biomechanics of posture. I was very happy to meet Amit, the brain behind Muscle & Motion, on my recent trip to Tel Aviv, and here is our first take on a collaborative video, this… Read more

How to Train Fascia, Tip 4: Elasticity

The final installment in our short video series of fascial training tips with Tom Myers! We’re beginning to understand how important healthy fascia is to a healthy body, but how can we train our fascia to keep it hydrated and functioning well? Tom gives you some answers in this four-part series. In this fourth tip,… Read more

Reward Your Cerebellum – Move!

Using florescent cells from jellyfish as a marker, scientists have ‘discovered’ that the cerebellum – a remarkably difficult part of the brain to study, even though it is only 1/6th of the volume but contains 1/2 of the neurones – is part of the reward system.  We know the cerebellum is deeply involved with movement,… Read more

How to Train Fascia, Tip 2: Lengthening

Second in our short video series of fascial training tips with Tom Myers! We’re beginning to understand how important healthy fascia is to a healthy body, but how can we train our fascia to keep it hydrated and functioning well? Tom gives you some answers in this four-part series. Enjoy part two and stay tuned… Read more

A New Organ is Classified

It’s official: a new organ has been classified.  Once again, scientists find wholeness new and fascinating, when wholeness is in fact the scientific truth, and always has been. The mesentery (as well as the mediastinum within the chest and meninges around the brain) forms from the coelomic bags that line the spaces which open up… Read more

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