The life force of Movement

At some point in our life, we decided to embark on a CAREER IN HEALTH. It sounded like an amazing job…you get to help people, be healthy yourself and not have to sit behind a desk. Besides the obvious perks above, there are some things that we never thought of: The fact that dealing with…

Pregnancy & Exercise!

The pregnancy BOOMS occur throughout the year. The result of this is an influx of pregnant ladies who want to keep moving, feel better about themselves and prevent the severe pregnancy weight gain. It is important to remember that they are NOT INVALIDS but they do need special care in an exercise program. Too often…

NB – Lower Abdominals

SIMPLE TEST Where you are standing right now, and if you are not standing, then quickly stand up and do this simple test….. Stand in a slight anterior pelvic tilt: Gently activate your lower abdominals, WITHOUT THE ACTIVATION OF YOUR GLUTEUS MAXIMUS, and draw your pelvis through to a neutral position or posterior pelvic tilt….

The movement SECRET🌟

20 years later and there is still a huge gap in the market for Precision in Movement.  Why? We do know our anatomy.  We do know the repertoire.  We do know which muscles should be working. We do know that we have to look at alignment.  We do know that we need to focus on…

For the ❤️ of HIPS

What has to carry us until the day we die?  Our HIPS! In this day and age, we are becoming more active but due to this, we might be causing more harm to our hips than we think.  Training hip stability is a very personal ‘procedure’. What might work for you will not work for…

For the ❤️ of SHOULDERS

What the world really needs now is Healthier Shoulders.  Did you know that if we are able to perform amazing shoulder stability, we will be able to cure or prevent so many shoulder, neck and upper back injuries? Why is it so challenging to stabilize the shoulder joint? It consists of various mind muscles that…

That Poking Scapula!

The single most difficult joint in the body to stabilize. Why? Because it requires a MIND – BODY connection.  There is so much literature that you can read on shoulder stability including on the Healthy Truths Blog.  But why is it that we are so hell bent on finding the answer to shoulder stability? Did…

Beat the Compensations!

So what do you teach? Pilates, cardio, bootcamp, weight training, HIIT, TRX, Yoga, pole dancing, dancing of any kind or are you a sports coach? If you are any of the above, then you will know that safe and efficient movement is vital for a healthy body LONGTERM right? We also know that each exercise…

Your Joints – Nurture Them!

Shoulder pain, headache, knee pain, back ache…..the list goes on and on. Most of the population really struggles with one or more of the above.  We look for professionals to help us relieve our aches and pains. Often this helps tremendously BUT how can YOU take control of looking after YOUR own joints. Longevity means…

Knee Stability Precision

Knee issues occur accross the board.  Whether you are a runner, accountant, dancer, geriatric, cyclist or none of the above. Knee injuries can happen to anyone! Knee rehabilitation programs are also quite similar everywhere BUT something is missing. My speciality is: Movement Rehabilitation and Movement PRECISION ….which takes Rehabilitation to an amazing level of success. …

Dance Anatomy – Know It!

Being able to use your body as an amazing form of Art is a GIFT! Knowing the inner workings of this GIFT is a necessity! Do you believe this statement to be TRUE? Being a dancer means that you have the privilege of open spaces, big studios, music, movement and mind-body perfection.  It all seems…

Bridge it right or don’t bridge!

The bridge or the pelvic curl…whatever you call it, the end position is still the same. But what anatomy should be working in the exercise & when? Let’s break it down. Some schools of thought say ‘use your hamstrings to lift the pelvis’, ‘some say ‘use your glutes‘ and others say ‘use both’.  Bearing in…