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Kris Robinson

From the computer of Kris Merlo Robinson, “The Posture Lady,” choreographer and physical therapist… while she is receiving medical treatment in Germany: Kris was diagnosed with breast cancer on December 23rd, 2009.  She had a routine mammogram that looked fine but then two ultrasounds with the second showing a suspect spot.  A biopsy confirmed the […]

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The Curve in Your Lower Back

 Kris Merlo Robinson, “The Posture Lady:” Here a very important quick test and exercises to help the gymnast improve their alignment and prevent injuries. This article will help identify lordosis (too much low back arch). And give 3 quick exercises to improve posture. If you would like more information on posture, you will probably find […]

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Kris Robinson – A Greater Understanding of the Shoulder Joint

This article contains a collection of information that I presented at the “Future Stars Championships and Coaches Workshop” in Colorado Springs (United States Olympic Training Center).  When looking at the shoulder joint, it is imperative that one studies it from both a muscle strength and muscle length perspective, as well as a posture and muscle […]

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Kris Merlo Robinson – Posture Alert

 POSTURE ALERT from “THE POSTURE LADY”:  I have some very important posture tips to help gymnasts improve their skills and presentation and to help them prevent injuries.  Share the information below with each and every gymnast that you work with!  Hello. My name is Kris Merlo Robinson, PT, better known in the gymnastics world as […]

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