Well-hydrated and supple fascia is crucial to maintaining your natural settings for alignment and function. Maintaining these settings will keep small problems from turning into larger ones, keep injuries from becoming chronic, and keep you mobile and functional for longer through life. Learn more about the importance of fascia and how it works here: bit.ly/2kl18wX
Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature’s own designs. Herr lost both legs in a climbing accident 30 years ago; now, as the head of the MIT Media Lab’s Biomechatronics group, he shows his incredible technology in a talk that’s both technical and deeply personal — with the help of ballroom dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who lost her left leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and performs again for the first time on the TED stage.
Stretching is an essential component of both exercise and health, as it helps to maintain flexibility and range of motion in your joints. Check out 34 illustrations created by Vicky Timón, a yoga expert and author of “Encyclopedia of Pilates Exercises,” to show you which muscles are affected by different stretches. https://bit.ly/1OQLrWx
Did you know that the human body has 206 joints? There are 6 types of joints – pivot, hinge, saddle, plane, condyloid, and ball-and-socket. Here are some detailed 3D x-rays of the joints in motion! https://bit.ly/1A4LrfB