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    Episode 343: Stop Walking Like the Duck You Aren’t

    Episode 343: Stop Walking Like the Duck You Aren’t

    11/28/2011

    Hey MWoders, As often as possible, we need to connect for our athletes the movements and theory of training and exercise with the common, pedestrian aspects of their locomotive (animal) selves. Running, for example, teaches a great deal about how to correctly walk. Walking with feet turned out (or running) exposes the athlete to significant (insidious and seemingly innocuous) stresses throughout the kinetic chain (flat feet/open knee etc). While the bio-mechanics are complex, the movement corrections are not. Don’t walk like a duck. Your feet need to be pointed straight during walking for your ankle to actually work like an…

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    Rebuilding Your Feet With Brian MacKenzie

    Rebuilding Your Feet With Brian MacKenzie

    08/10/2012

    Hey MWodies, Today’s mission begins a series with Brian MacKenzie of Crossfit Endurance about rebuilding your feet.  We receive many questions about people’s feet ranging from orthotics, to shoes, to bunions, to how to ween off high shoes, to how to stand. In later episodes we will cover mobilization and specific interventions to rebuild your weak feet. Kstar Ps.  Please keep the debate on ice raging.  My favorite quote so far, “you can have my ice when your pry it from my cold dead hands.”  And by all means, as we have always maintained on this blog,  Test/retest everything.  We will try…