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How to quiet your muscles when they get rowdy

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
What do you do when your body feels locked up? There are different ways to treat areas of the body that have restricted movement or feel stiff. Some, like massage and stretching, you likely know about while other techniques such as foam rolling may be a little less familiar. Having…

How to know when stretching isn’t the solution

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
How to know when stretching isn’t the solution
  “How should I be stretching?” I get this question all the time. My answer might surprise you: You may not need to be stretching.   A friend came to my office last week with tight shoulders and a stiff neck. She’d been stretching for days but her tension kept…

FROM HERE TO THERE

Monday, January 16, 2017
FROM HERE TO THERE
What does your next move look like? After I transitioned in athletics from clumsy reject to low performing bench warmer, I developed a reputation for hustling. Working as hard as I could, all the time, I rose to performing starter on the basketball team. My high school teammates referred to…

Not all breaths are created equal: Diaphragmatic Breathing

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Not all breaths are created equal: Diaphragmatic Breathing
How we breathe lays the foundation for so many of the personal habits that shape our greater health and fitness. It’s kind of amazing how automatic the whole process of respiration is and how little we tend to think about something with such powerful influence on well-being. There are two…