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Bulletproofing the Posterior Chain

The posterior chain is super important for us as human beings, whether you’re an olympic athlete or everyday warrior your posterior chain plays a huge role in your strength and overall health. The posterior chain is what allows us to remain in an upright position and helped us develop from hunched over primates into the upright walkers we are today.

So what exactly is the “Posterior chain”?

The posterior chain refers to all of the muscles on the backside of the body from the head to the heels. These muscles are connected together like a “chain” of muscles. Some of the main muscles in the posterior chain are the calves, hamstrings, glutes, erectors, and lats. These muscles are important for walking, running, an