Tag: breathing

Scapulae: How Wide is Wide Enough?

Last post (link) I spoke of the relationship between the scapula (shoulder blade) and the humerus (arm bone) and that it would be nice if they had a supportive relationship so that the arm could have full range of motion without damage to the tissues (muscles/tendons/nerves/blood vessels) of the shoulder. This time we’ll go over what the full range of motion is and how we get it. This is where things get interesting. Most anatomists talk about muscles and the bones they attach to, and th

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Lifestyle Tips for Twisting

My partner and I share a car. We park in a garage off a narrow lane and that requires backing up the lane and then turning the car, while backing up, and pulling a 90 degree turn into the garage without hitting a neighbour’s car, another neighbour’s fence or tree, the stuff in our garage or our garage itself. Every time I park successfully I give a little sigh of relief. But what I’ve noticed is that I’m better at backing up than my partner is. (I also think I’m better at driving forwa

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