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Band Resisted Static Lunge – Improving Knee Control

Band Resisted Static Lunge - Improving Knee Control In the image below you will see Pilates educator and coach Jodie Sheehy demonstrating a band resisted static lunge. The band is used in this exercise to provide external feedback to the individual so to encourage...

Single Leg Step Up – Hip Dominant Focus

Single Leg Step Up - Hip Dominant Focus In the video below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients performing a single leg step with a focus on the hip more so than the knee.  This is completed by focusing on a vertical shin placement when descending...

Band Resisted Box Squat With Anterior Kettlebell Hold

Band Resisted Box Squat With Anterior Kettlebell Hold In the video below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients performing a band resisted box squat with kettlebell hold.  This exercise has been prescribed as part of ones strength and conditioning...

Band Resisted Hip Extension – Glute Activation Drill

Band Resisted Hip Extension - Glute Activation Drill In the video below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients performing a standing single leg band resisted hip extension drill to work on glute activation when extending the hip.  Whilst this is very...

Integrated Spine and Shoulder Mobility – Overhead Movement

Integrated Spine and Shoulder Mobility - Overhead Movement In the video below you will see osteopath Heath Williams demonstrating a combined spine and shoulder mobility drill to help with overhead movement.  Heath is sitting tall against the wall with his back (spine)...

Active Straight Leg Raise – Movement Assessment

Active Straight Leg Raise - Movement Assessment The Active Straight Leg Raise is one of the 7 fundamental movements assessed in the Functional Movement Screen to assess ones straight leg raise flexibility.  It is a great assessment test for the non injured client...

Adjusting Ones Training To Allow For Mobility Issues

Adjusting Ones Training To Allow For Mobility Issues Rather than just say to your client, stop training because you dont have the requisite mobility, often I will look to work around this adapt their exercise program whilst we are working on improving their mobility...

Hamstring Flexiblity + Hip Disassociation

Hamstring Flexibility + Hip Disassociation In the video below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients performing a band assisted hamstring stretch whilst actively lifting and lowering his opposing leg.  Often I will see my clients have the inability to...

Lower Limb Pilates Workshop @Pilates On Bourke

Lower Limb Pilates Workshop @Pilates on Bourke This weekend just gone saw Pilates on Bourke and Principle Four Osteopathy host a 1 day day pilates workshop for Allied Health Professionals that focused on exercise prescription for the lower limb (everything from the...

Manual Handling Training For The Workplace

Manual Handling Training For The Workplace Manual handling is the most common cause of injury in Australia. $8 billion in worker’s compensation premiums were paid by Australian Employers in the 2005-06 financial year.* Manual handling (now manual tasks 2010) means...

Kettlebell Overhead Press – Why Is This A Great Exercise?

Kettlebell Overhead Press - Why Is This A Great Exercise? The ipsilateral kettlebell overhead press is a great exercise for many reasons.  These include the following: The kettlebell as a tool allows load to be transferred closer to the attachment point due to its...

Cadillac Spring Assisted Core – Dragonfly Exercise

Cadillac Spring Assisted Core - Dragonfly Exercise Now I know I am probably not getting the correct name of this exercise from a pilates point of view, but from my point of view I am calling this a Cadillac spring assisted dragonfly exercise.  It requires one to...

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