Mobility, Durability and Breathing with Sarah Jamieson – Part 1

Dec 22, 2016 | Android, Blog, Health, iOS, News, Podcast, Training

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Episode Guest

Sarah Jamieson – Health and Movement Coach, Founder of Moveolution, Onnit Master Trainer in Durability, Specialist in Corrective Tactical Strength and Conditioning

Functional Movement Screen™ Certified Practitioner | Functional Movement Screen™ Level 2: Advanced Corrective Exercise | YogaFit Level 4 Instructor TacFit & CST Athlete | Clubbell Yoga Anatomy Breakdown Workshop | EKG (Evolution Kettlebell Groundworks) Level 1 | ACE Certified Personal Trainer | Onnit Master Trainer

Website(s): Moveolution, Onnit

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In This Episode

Movement is an essential ingredient for optimal health and performance. In this part 1 of 2, Sarah Jamieson joins us to discuss mobility and durability and break down how your movement patterns are formed, how they degrade with time/bad habits, and what you can do about it.


  • 3:30 – Bridging the gap between clinical rehab and full movement expression
  • 5:45 – Durability: Joint ranges, limitations, and tissue health
  • 7:10 – Quantification of durability & understanding fascial lines
  • 7:50 – What is open chain mobility vs closed chain mobility?
  • 8:20 – What to focus on first when it comes to mobility
  • 9:40 – Effective use of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS)
  • 10:20 – Movement asymmetry and resultant injury risk
  • 10:55 – Feeling fascial lines & spinal health
  • 12:05 – Health/movement screens for first responders
  • 12:50 – Mobility for ages 40-65
  • 13:10 – Mobility for sitters & the invention of the chair
  • 14:50 – The importance of stress management & mobility for first responders
  • 15:50 – How the uniform restricts movement patterns for Police
  • 17:30 – How a utility belt can impact your lumbar spine and hips
  • 18:30 – Zero to hero, how to go from sitting to immediate action safely
  • 19:50 – How wearing a bra affects breath and thoracic expansion
  • 20:15 – The real impact of not breathing well and why you’re probably not breathing well
  • 21:20 – Why breath is so challenging for people to address
  • 21:50 – Why your diaphragm could be giving you pain or tightness in various parts in the body
  • 23:00 – How to use your breath effectively in practice
  • 23:30 – Recovery breathing and motor skill development for CrossFit, tactical and professional athletes
  • 27:15 – Using breath as a gateway to the rest of the body
  • 27:20 – Artificially activating recovery for athletes
  • 28:50 – Deeper dive into open chain vs closed chain movement patterns
  • 29:50 – Special announcement: air squats + neck circles = the next big thing

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