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    THE BONES OF THE ANKLE/FOOT: - Quick osteology lesson today from Dr . Salinas ! There are 26 bones in the human foot that form the foundation of the human structure . - The talus in particular articulates with the tibia and fibula , and forms the talocrural joint . This is where plantarflexion and dorsiflexion take place . The talus is an interesting bone , as two-thirds of this bone's surface is covered . . .

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    NEUROMUSCULAR PROGRAMMING: - We've reviewed several mobility drills to increase ankle dorsiflexion . Often times , mobility gained is only temporary . This drill helps change the temporary into a more permanent increase by teaching the brain how to access dorsiflexion under load . - You'll start by working the eccentric portion of a calf raise , lowering the ankle slowly until your foot is parallel to . . .

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    BENCH PRESS AND SHOULDER IMPINGEMENT , Part 1 of 2 . - When it comes to bench pressing , get a ROUTINE in place . Make some mental check marks to be sure you’re in position to execute the lift—SAFE and EFFECTIVE should be your goal . - 🏋🏼‍♀️ RETRACT your shoulder blades and pin them to the bench 🏋🏼‍♀️ slight thoracic extension will help facilitate retraction 🏋🏼‍♀ . . .

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    #Repost @formandfunctionacademy ・・・ *Part II* 1 . Vitamin B12 . Mom must consume an abundance of foods containing B vitamins , especially B12 as studies have shown this as a common deficiency in infants (given deficiency in mom) . B12 is important for DNA synthesis , immunological support , and brain 🧠 development . Foods: wild atlantic salmon , mackerel , red 🥩 , liver , full fat organic raw di . . .

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    The Breast Stroke: I found this video very interesting . Take note of the importance of hip internal rotation during the breast stroke . Also , If you watch closely you will notice the asymmetry in her movement . Her right foot tends to externally rotate more and it appears that her right hamstring is working harder to flex her knee . However , it would be easier to see this with a sideview . I like this . . .

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    #Repost @formandfunctionacademy ・・・ *Part I* As requested by @roxmarknyc , here are some post-natal nutritional tips and things to consider🤗: . BREASTFEEDING is of primary importance . Many moms forego breastfeeding🤱🏻 , or they stop relatively early in the infant’s most VITAL developmental period . Baby’s👶 need human breast milk🍼from mom 🤰🏻in order to develop proper di . . .

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    #Repost @formandfunctionacademy ・・・ Carbohydrates: used as the primary fuel source for our bodies . Carbs carry 4 calories per gram . They are chains of simple sugars⛓ , and they are broken down and enter the bloodstream as GLUCOSE , stored in tissues as GLYCOGEN . Fiber comes from the carbohydrates we eat , and you will see the amount of fiber a food contains listed under the carbohydrate secti . . .

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    BENT OVER BARBELL ROW & SHOULDER IMPINGEMENT - Cues for safe and effective performance of the barbell row: - 🚣🏼‍♀️utilize a HIP HINGE to get into position 🚣🏼‍♀️ avoid spinal FLEXION ! (No rounding of the back) if anything , slight extension of the thoracic spine/upper back is preferred here 🚣🏼‍♀️ when you row , aim for “elbows to pockets” or bring the bar to yo . . .

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    BENCH PRESS AND SHOULDER IMPINGEMENT Part 1: When it comes to bench pressing , get a ROUTINE in place . Make some mental check marks to be sure you’re in position to execute the lift—SAFE and EFFECTIVE should be your goal . - 🏋🏼‍♀️ RETRACT your shoulder blades and pin them to the bench 🏋🏼‍♀️ slight thoracic extension will help facilitate retraction 🏋🏼‍♀️find yo . . .