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New Deadlift Record: Making the Impossible Possible

Benedickt Magnusson just set a new world record in the deadlift – 1015 pounds! Check it out below. This amazing demonstration illustrates many of the principles I write about on this blog. Here are just a few. First, I am reminded of one of my favorite quotes from Moshe Feldenkrais, who said that the purpose […]

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Skeletal Awareness for Better Movement

This post is about using awareness of your skeleton as an aid to finding the most efficient movement patterns.  In the Feldenkrais Method, students are encouraged to develop skeletal awareness by visualizing their actions in terms of the movement of the bones.  In Z-Health, students are instructed to perform exercises while attending to “bone rhythm” […]

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