Biomechanics and Bike Fitting: Getting Low (Flexibility)

Biomechanics and Bike Fitting: Getting Low Contents: The Flexibility Problem The Internal Problem The Hidden Problem The Solution Other Positional Changes That Might Help Further Information The Flexibility¬†Problem A cyclist will often feel unable to get into a low position on the bike comfortably. This will mean that the lowest hand position available (in the […]

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Pec Minor Biomechanics

Pec Minor BiomechanicsThis muscle can have large effects on the body, causing shoulder pain, poor posture and can even affect other areas. I have personally seen a leg length difference change after only working on the Pec Minor!The Pec Minor when tight or in spasm pulls the shoulder forward and down, causing poor posture. This […]

Biomechanics and Bike Fitting: Leg Length Discrepancy

Biomechanics and Bike Fitting: Leg Length Discrepancy Contents: The Problem The Bike Fitter’s Solution The Biomechanics Coach’s Solution Why Do People Have Different Leg Lengths? How Can I Fix A Functional LLD? The Problem A common problem amongst cyclists is that the pedal stroke feels uneven, one leg feels stronger, the pedal feels closer on […]

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The Effect of Massage on Recovery

The Effect of Massage on Recovery This article is about the impact of massage on recovery, as measured by the Omegawave system (http://www.omegawave.com/). The Omegawave takes an ECG standard reading of the heart activity and tracks heart rate variability and a host of other things. It then gives you a series of readings for Cardiac […]

How Back Pain Can Be Helped By Biomechanics Coaching

Back pain is never something expected or welcomed – instead it tends to sneak up unannounced – one day you’re going about your day, and the next thing you know you have constant pain to deal with. Perhaps you were at the gym, or work, or simply reaching for something or trying to put your […]