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Is Running Inherently Unstable?

On December 3, 2018, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Running, By , , With Comments Off on Is Running Inherently Unstable?

Yes, from the view of physics and biomechanics. No, from the actual “physiological” experience. As an expression through languaging, the act of running has long been described as “falling forward.” While this is technically correct, it is from the brain’s (neurosomatic) perception not at all functionally meaningful. Firstly, “falling forward”…

Foot to Spine Fundamentals: A CMI-ATM Lesson Exercise (video)

On July 27, 2015, Posted by , In Core Movement Integration,Dance Movement,Running,Video,Walking, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Foot to Spine Fundamentals: A CMI-ATM Lesson Exercise (video)

Watch this video by Josef DellaGrotte: “This is a foundation movement, which I will demonstrate and show the functional application…” “…now, it looks like walking, but it could be throwing a ball, eventually playing golf, playing tennis…the applications are many. But the dynamic is the same…” “…a dance motion or…

Seven-Day Trek

On September 1, 2012, Posted by , In Running,Walking, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Seven-Day Trek

Josef has just returned from Tanzania, Africa, where he went on a 7-day trek in the Ngorongoro Crater system and the Great Rift Valley ridge with a Maasai guide, then trekked in the Kilimanjaro rain forest with a Chaga tribe guide as well. During this time, Josef was also able…

Optimize Your Walking and Running

On September 1, 2012, Posted by , In Running,Walking, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Optimize Your Walking and Running

Many Misconceptions and Mistakes by Josef DellaGrotte There are many misconceptions and often misleading ideas about walking and running. My own case in point: a compromised knee and some postural re-adaptations, and allowing for unpredictable complexities in the body (as in physics, so in neuro-biomechanics), I can expect tightening up…