Muscle and Connective Tissue – Anatomy, Types, Function & Structure
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Muscle and Connective Tissue – Anatomy, Types, Function & Structure

Defining a Muscle Muscle is a tissue found in the body, responsible for movement and force production. Made up of many smaller protein fibers, a muscle can contract and produce force. Three Categories If we look at muscles from a broad structural and functional point of view we can categorize them into: Skeletal muscles, the…

Correct Squat Form | 5 Golden Rules for a Proper Squat
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Correct Squat Form | 5 Golden Rules for a Proper Squat

The squat is by far one of the most essential, functional, all-arounder exercises invented. It is the greatest compound lift along with the deadlift and bench press. No matter how much the research grows, the squat will still make it in the top three exercises for the whole body, always. Squat – The Foundation As…

Fix Bad Posture: Top 14 Exercises for Optimal Posture
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Fix Bad Posture: Top 14 Exercises for Optimal Posture

Optimal posture is essential for a physically healthy body. Many people suffer back pain due to improper posture, but the negative effects are endless. Having a bad posture will not just put loads of compressive forces on your spine, it will cause muscular imbalances, tightness & limitations, pain, and joint degeneration, and be detrimental to…

Human Skeleton Anatomy: Bones, Joints, Ligaments & Tendons
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Human Skeleton Anatomy: Bones, Joints, Ligaments & Tendons

If you’re interested about learning the basic anatomy of our skeletal system and connective tissue, you’re in the right place. The goal is to distinguish and define bones from ligaments & tendons and understand how joints work. All types of bones and joints are categorized, so all four categories have main definitions, structure, types, and…

Top 10 Effective Office Stretches | Fix Bad Posture and Pain
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Top 10 Effective Office Stretches | Fix Bad Posture and Pain

The Importance of Office Desk Stretches Whether you are working from home or you work in an office, chances are you spend more than five hours daily at your computer desk. The problem with this is unless you do proper stretching and mobility posture correcting exercises every day and you often use myofascial massage to…

7 Primal Movement Patterns and Exercises
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7 Primal Movement Patterns and Exercises

Functional Movement Patterns Every functional workout should incorporate multi-joint or compound movement patterns, also known as primal movements or primal exercises. These are well used in everyday life, whatever you are doing, and can improve your posture and form. Through building the needed muscular strength, improving joint mobility, and increasing specific muscle flexibility, we can…