In this post we’ll look at the best psoas stretches and when you should not stretch. Should I do a psoas stretch? Most of us sit all day and our bodies slowly adapt to it. As a result, the psoas and other hip flexors shorten and get tight. So the best way of action would be stretching right? Unfortunately, it’s not always that easy, as you have to check for strength of the psoas before...
The 5 Best Exercises for Patellar Tendonitis
These 5 exercises will help you get rid of patellar tendonitis by improving biomechanics and by strengthening the tendon safely.
How a patellar tendon strap can worsen your jumper’s knee
Patellar tendon straps are small elastic bands you can use to reduce your pain from jumper’s knee. They sell like hot cakes on Amazon, but there’s a dark truth behind how they work. In this video, you’ll learn why patellar tendon straps are not actually helping you heal and what to do instead. How Patellar Tendon Straps Work Video Transcript: If you have patellar tendonitis, you’ve overworked...
Curing Jumper’s Knee: The 3 Secrets of the Treatment Triangle
To cure for jumper's knee you have to work on the three most critical causes. The treatment triangle will show you how to do this.
How to Do Eccentric Squats for Patellar Tendonitis
To recover from chronic patellar tendonitis you need to strengthen your patellar tendon safely. The exercise I will show you in a moment will do just that. Using this exercise for patellar tendonitis has been shown to provide treatment outcomes equal to tendon surgery and it is supported by decades of academic research. The exercise I’m talking about is … … eccentric squats on a slanted board...
Patellar Tendonitis Symptoms: 3 Red Flags You Need to Know
Let's talk about the symptoms of patellar tendonitis and how you can use them to avoid wasting months on rehab.
How to Fix Anterior Pelvic Tilt Through Exercise
A healthy hip is very important for efficient movement, since most of the power athletes display is generated at the hip. Jumping, sprinting or deadlifting: without a strong hip you won’t excel at these activities. If we look at posture the hip is just as important, since many times wrong posture can be traced back to adaptations at the hip. So it’s only logical to start looking for...
Exercises to Fix Internal Rotation of the Femur
The topic of this post is the rotation of the femur and specifically you will read about internal rotation of the femur, since this is a usual side-effect of anterior pelvic tilt. If you haven’t yet read the article on anterior pelvic tilt you may want to do so now, because the knowledge will come in handy. What is internal rotation of the femur? The femur is a big bone in your thigh and it...
3 Mistakes That Ruin Your Patellar Tendonitis Recovery Time
Do you have patellar tendonitis and feel like you’re going in circles? Maybe one of these 3 mistakes is adding months to your recovery time.
Patellar Tendonitis & Jumper’s Knee: The 2021 Ultimate Guide
Patellar tendonitis (“Jumper’s Knee”) is a frustrating knee injury that can last for years. This article will show how to cut the recovery time down to just a few weeks.