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    Recent Posts by Matt Solomon, B.S.

    Matt is a speaker and high-performance Health Coach and Holistic Nutritionist. He is committed to helping people realize their own potential and achieve optimal health. Matt believes in an integrative approach to wellness including balanced nutrition, emotional support and customized programs to support individual health goals.

    Closed Chain Exercise For Legs and Knees

    One interesting idea in exercise and rehabilitation divides exercises into closed chain and open chain. Chains are links of body parts, such as foot, ankle, knee, and hip during walking. In a closed chain the end of the chain farthest from the body is fixed, such as a squat where your feet are fixed and the rest of the leg chain moves. In open chains the end is free, such as in a seated leg extension.

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