Designing a tattoo sleeve is a challenging and important task for any tattoo artist or recipient, as they are huge, expensive, nearly impossible to hide and, like all tattoos, with you forever. This four-part video demonstrates the sketching and inking of a sleeve design with ...more
Check out this beautiful animation of a biomechanical bug by Autofuss. Entitled "The Experiment", little information is given about the project (except for what looks like an ad for Photoshop at the end).
Enjoy rolling around at night in the sleek luster of silk? Also afraid of a mobster finding out you're rolling around with his cousin's wife? Solution: bullet-proof silk sheets. All you need is the strongest biomaterial ever found--Darwin's bark spider silk. So, grab a loom an ...more
Dave demonstrates how to perfect your running technique with three easy drills. Running coaches use a wide variety of biomechanical drills and skills to enable the athlete to run more efficiently. Practice the following three drills to improve your running technique: run like ...more
If you're like most people, you've stretched before a workout or playing sports. Doing so should help you get your muscles ready to work. While stretching is good for your muscles, you're wasting your time if it's the first thing you do. I talked to Dr. Brian Parr, professor a ...more
Do a paw back running drill to improve your biomechanical form. This drill works your hip flexors and quadriceps.
Do a running backward drill to improve your biomechanical form. This drill works your glutes and hamstrings. Check out this how-to video for advice on improving your marathon and cross country performance.
Do a high knees running drill for form improvement. This drill works hip flexers and stabilizers. Watch this how-to video for tips on improving your biomechanical form.
The sudden deceleration, shifting in the knee, popping sound and screaming from the intense pain that immediately follows is becoming increasingly common among our young athletes. Those who have witnessed or suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are familiar with th ...more
The sudden deceleration, shifting in the knee, popping sound and screaming from the intense pain that immediately follows is becoming increasingly common among our young athletes. Those who have witnessed or suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are familiar with ...more
The point of any workout is to stress your body and initiate an adaptive training response. Period. What are appropriate levels of stress necessary to achieve the adaptive response? In terms of the cardiovascular system, studies have shown that it usually takes about two minu ...more