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If you live in a condo complex or apartment building, most likely the management would not be too fond of you installing a pull-up bar outside hanging from any of its structures.
The forces that control the body are often hidden. Things are sometimes not what they appear. The key to lasting results is to learn the body’s pattern of cause and effect and address it at its core.
Looking at this before pic, the pelvis is out of alignment and needs to be fixed in order to straighten the lumbar back. However, the question is how do you fix it. In this case, working on the pelvis itself won’t do it. BKE testing revealed that this athlete’s cranium was out of alignment. There is a law called the Lovett Reactor (swipe left) which states that the vertebrae at the top of the spine has a relation to the vertebrae at bottom (including the cranium and pelvis). If it is out of alignment at the top, the corresponding vertebrae at the bottom will also move out of alignment in the opposite direction. In order to fix one, you have to fix both or else the one that is out will drive the one that is in alignment out again.
After working on this athlete’s cranial alignment, his pelvis automatically came back into alignment as well as his lumbar spine.
This teen athlete’s back has been hurting and it was no wonder when looking at his pelvis and spine. In this pic you can see how a scoliosis has formed because of the misaligned pelvis. The spine sits in the pelvis. Imagine if you sat on a chair that was uneven. You would be sitting on an angle and would have to twist and rotate your spine in the opposite direction to keep upright. You would naturally create a scoliosis effect in order to not fall over.
So the first step in fixing the lower back is to make sure it has a solid foundation with an aligned pelvis.
ffset imbalances due to pressing by stretching the subscapularis into shoulder external rotation.
Most athletes excel at getting from point A to point B, getting the job done, winning at all costs. However, most of them are also doing so at the expense of their structural health and despite having inefficient movement. Eventually, repetitive stress catches up with them, their system gives out, a serious injury occurs, and their best days are behind them.
Have the athlete stand and reach with one leg out to the side, keeping the foot just off the ground. You may allow the athlete to gently tap their foot at the end reach, however, don’t allow her to distribute any weight onto the foot.
Assessing Pronation: Pronation is the movement sequence in the lower body that allows for proper shock absorption in gait. To test it, have the athlete...