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Anterior pelvic tilt and other made up dysfunctions, with Raphael Bender

My 5 reasons why you should not worry about anterior pelvic tilt – ever.

Resources mentioned in the episode:

  • Connect with Raph on IG here
  • Schedule a call with our team here
  • Abdominal strength is not related to pelvic tilt here
  • Erector spinae, glutes and hamstrings are inactive in quiet standing here
  • 8 weeks of abdominal strengthening doesn’t change pelvic tilt here
  • Abdominal & hip flexor length is not associated with pelvic tilt here
  • Hip muscle stiffness does not correlate with pelvic tilt here
  • Stretching hamstrings does not change pelvic tilt here
  • Up to 23 degrees variation in PSIS height here
  • Palpation of PSIS has 15-20mm error here
  • CDC finds visual assessment of posture is accurate within 30 degrees here
  • Only 16% agreement on lordosis between experienced health professionals here
  • Anterior pelvic tilt is associated with LESS back pain here
  • 75% of pain-free women and 84% of pain-free men have “anterior pelvic tilt” here
About Raphael Bender:

Raph believes everyone deserves the opportunity to transform into a better version of themselves. His main strength as a teacher and movement professional is the ability to distill complex research findings into a simple, science-based approach to help people move fearlessly, thoughtlessly, and painlessly. He LOVES running, weights, cycling, and Contrology.

Raph holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology (Rehabilitation), a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science, Diploma of Pilates Movement Therapy, and STOTT PILATES full certification.

How to Connect with Raphael:

Purchase Raph’s books:

  • Strengthen The Person Not Just The Body Part here
  • How to make $100k/year teaching Pilates here
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