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Should we worry about anterior pelvic tilt? With Raphael Bender

TLDR: No. But stick around for the science so you know why.

Resources mentioned in the episode:

  • Check out our Visualized Anatomy Program here
  • Pelvises are not symmetrical (cool pictures!) here
  • We’re crap at palpating lumbo-pelvic landmarks here
  • Visual assessment of posture is unreliable here
  • Hip stiffness and range of motion don’t correlate with pelvic tilt here
  • Abdominal muscle performance is not related to pelvic tilt here
  • Abdominal strengthening doesn’t change pelvic tilt here
  • No evidence we can change pelvic tilt with any form of exercise here
  • 80% of pain-free adults have “anterior pelvic tilt” here
  • Anterior pelvic tilt is associated with LESS back pain here
  • Leg length difference is present in 40-70% of the pain-free population here
  • Only 15% of US adults meet the ACSM physical activity guidelines here
  • Do strength training 2x/week and reduce your chance of dying in the next ten years by 46% here

Got corrections, comments or questions? Reach out to Raph on Instagram 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 new book:

  • Strengthen The Person Not Just The Body Part here
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