Movement Analysis – See how you move and how it can be improved.

I see my job as helping people move more, and move better (hence the tagline to my website – “Movement & Variety”).  I’ve been lucky and since I started Karate when I was 7, I have been coached to move well (well = efficiently, safely and with coordination). And because of this, I notice just how many people move badly (badly = inefficient, unsafe and uncoordinated…click here).  These people come in all shapes and sizes, from your average Joe through to your exercise junkie. 

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Are you crippling yourself every time you walk?

Out turned footprints in the snow.

Out turned footprints in the snow.

I was walking into work yesterday morning, looking at the footprints in the snow, left by someone who had been along before.  This person showed a common problem that can lead to bad things if they are not carefull.  You could see that as they walked, their feet were pointing outwards nearly diagonally!    In other words, they were walking like Charlie Chaplin.  They had “duck feet”.

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Doctors say most PE lessons neglect all-round fitness

Just read this news article (click here) on how many school PE lessons are a bit rubbish when it comes to getting kids active (click here to read something I wrote a while ago about fitness testing in schools).

There are a couple of sentences in there that jumped out at me:

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Movement and Variety: Why bigger is better!

First of all, I have to admit I have no direct scientific evidence of this…so I can’t prove a word of what I’m saying…but I know it’s true…its common sense.  So with that disclaimer out of the way, here is why my motto is:

“Movement & Variety”

…and why bigger is better!

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