Entries by Glenn Hyman

How to get stronger outside: The Swing Set Workout

Keeping an eye on 3 kids shouldn’t mean that Meredith and I need to skip workouts. Of course the kettlebells travel nicely from the basement to the backyard, but few of you actually have kettlebells. So here is a G-R-E-A-T bodyweight swingset workout that you can do anywhere. Get out of the sweaty musty gym, […]

New late night hours start today (and a wedding pic)

I just wanted to let you know that as of today, I’ll be in the office seeing patients until 7 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For those of you who have been scrambling to get here by 5, things should get easier. To summarize, our office hours are now: Monday: 9-5 Tuesday: 9-7 Wednesday: 9-5 Thursday 9-7 […]

Back from teaching for Active Release Techniques & NEW summer hours.

I just got back from sunny San Diego last weekend, where I was teaching for Active Release Techniques. It’s hard to believe that I’ve been an ART provider for 11 years, and an instructor for 9 years. I’m still the only ART instructor in Denver. Anyway, the weather was beautiful (I flew out in rain and […]

Why we suggest maintenance care…

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Jan 17. [Epub ahead of print] Does maintained Spinal manipulation therapy for chronic non-specific low back pain result in better long term outcome? Senna MK, Machaly SA. Source Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Department, Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University. Abstract ABSTRACT:: Study Design. A prospective single blinded placebo controlled study was […]

Why you should be doing deadlifts (start today, we’ll show you how).

Many of you have been asking about Meredith’s knee after reading about her recent surgery in the last DCC newsletter. We certainly appreciate all of the interest you’ve shown. Meredith is on the road to recovery. She’s doing all of her normal everyday activities, and her rehab continues. While a big part of her recovery […]

4 Steps to improving hamstring strength and flexibility (beyond mere stretches).

Here is a basic progression we’ve developed to correct low scores on the Active Straight Leg Raise. The general idea is to progress from isolation exercises to integration exercises to functional exercises. Of course, the first step to improving poor performance on the Active Straight Leg Raise is releasing any scar tissue in the hamstrings […]