The Circles You Move In: Part 1

Do you ever catch yourself thinking about your movement goals or training program as linear? That is how we seem to talk about movement and acquiring skills or strength: there is the beginning when you are “untrained” and then you build up to “intermediate” status and then “advanced” levels. The assumption seems to be that…

Foreshadowing Movement

The best novelists I know have an uncanny ability to weave the most interesting of stories and yet, when I finish a good book, I can’t help but think, “I should have seen that coming.” This phenomenon, I think is partly due to the expert use of foreshadowing. The adept author sprinkles his or her…

Are you stuck in 2-D?

Even though we live in a three-dimensional world, we often get caught in two-dimensional ways of thinking and doing. As physical therapists and coaches, it is important that we cultivate awareness of how our models inform our practice. Here is my single perspective with three examples of 2-D paradigms and the danger of not striving…

Moving for Food

Have you thought much about what movements are lost when you buy your food at the grocery store?

Get Lost

We have maps in our brain that let us navigate through our environment. Also, different parts of our brain are active for different navigational strategies. Read more here…