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We did an Advent Calendar on Instagram (@emmabiomechanics) and Facebook where the description and thoughts behind each day are written.
As winter draws in and the light starts to fade, leaves fall from the trees, the rain comes teeming down and will soon turn to snow. We find ourselves walking dogs, youngsters and ourselves in the light of a torch, so many obstacles to potentially culminate in a slip, slide and fall.
A good healthy spine is one that can work in the 3D plane, bending forwards, backwards and sideways as well as rotating evenly.
So when we are exercising and looking to get into “neutral spine” are we sure what this means?
Awesome Panorama episode tonight with Colin Jackson. Uncovering elite athletes and their eating disorders to achieve the goals of winning come
Pregnancy, itself, can have a way bigger effect on the body than one realises.
Sometimes I look around at people riding these amazing animals and I wonder if these riders are aware of their responsibility to control straightness. Obviously, there needs to be forward motion in order to get straightness but there also needs to be a responsibility taken by the rider to be in balance and self-carriage themselves. …
I wanted to share the wonderful achievement of Hannah. She and her amazing horse Stanley (Sandros Strom) have just won their first advance 102 at Pachesham Equestrian Centre. They are currently aiming for the British Dressage level “PRIX ST GEORGES” (and I am sure they secretly are not planning on stopping there!!) and they are …
This is a great post and shows how similar athlete training is for both humans and animals. After big competitions or in periods of downtime one has to let the fitness down gently but keep the muscles ticking over. Many horses around the world have had a layoff during the covid-19 lockdown. Equine biomechanics researcher …