The Tripod Position

Left foot and right arm support. The right leg and left arm can support or move in to a stepping forward pattern.                   This position is the tripod is a variation of a static lunge taught as part of the Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilisation programme according to Pavel Kolar, and correlates to the 8-9 month developmental age. The right arm and left foot are supporting and the left arm and right leg are stepping forward. The clinician can support the left knee and foot centration, trunk centration and uprighting of the spine. The most common...

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The Lazy Man’s Guide To Improving Mobility

Fitting in time for all the training to reach your health and performance goals can be demanding. Here are some of the tips I’ve used myself to improve my own and my clients mobility and strength. 1. If no one is watching get on and off the chair/ toilet single legged These are essentially single box squats, excellent for developing strength from mid range and up in the squat. If one leg is weaker, just work that one till you get symmetry. If you don’t have the strength to do it with control just use the other leg to assist a little. 2. When watching the TV/ Youtube mobilise or stretch Below...

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