Quick tip: Keep your spine healthy with imbibition

Imbibition for disc health

Quick tip: Keep your spine healthy with imbibition

There are many way in which GYROTONIC® training is beneficial to your spine. One of them is imbibition. Of the three definitions for imbibition, the one that most fits our context is “Physical Chemistry . the absorption of solvent by a gel.” (from dictionary.com)

The full ranges of motion you achieve with GYROTONIC training helps keep your inter-vertebral disks healthy through imbibition.

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Quick tip: When moving in Gyrokinesis class, be water, my friend

In GYROKINESIS, be water

Water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.

Flowing water created the Horseshoe CanyonWater and it’s fluidity are queues we use frequently in GYROKINESIS®. While we want to, and will, increase the strength of our muscles and remove tightness and musculotendinous adhesions through taking Gyrokinesis classes, we want to do it without struggle, almost without effort, through the flow of the motion.

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Friday Quick Tip: What am I supposed to feel in GYROTONIC® training?

There is nothing you're supposed to feel. What you feel comes from your nervous system.

A common question all trainers hear is “What am I supposed to feel?”

Here’s the answer I most commonly give:

There is no answer to that question.

Sure, with a simple movement like a biceps curl, it’s pretty easy and obvious what you’re “supposed to feel”. Your biceps.

But what about a complex, multiplanar motion, which is what almost every GYROTONIC® exercise qualifies as.

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