Look Here to Get Stronger

A few blogs back I wrote about the importance of vision and how it helps dictate posture and movement. In this blog, we will explore how the direction you look toward can help improve your strength. Considering that we receive 70-90% of the stimuli from the world around us through our eyes, it makes sense that our body would react …

Walk this Way

Developing an exercise program, without knowing how you move and what is missing in your movement, is just rolling the dice and hoping for the best.

Love your Feet

August 17th is National “I love my feet” day. How awesome!?! In the spirit of loving each little piggy here are a few things you might not know about the part of your body that touches earth more than any other, which you continually hide inside sweat socks and luxury earmuffs otherwise known as shoes.   By the Numbers: Each …

Playing the Percentages

When considering how the body moves, it may do well to think of it in terms of percentages. To travel in the most efficient manner from point A to point B, every joint must participate at an ideal percentage. Typically the larger the joint, the higher percentage of motion. The smaller the joint, the less of a percent of movement. …

Recapping my 99 Blog Posts

When I began writing blogs, my goal was to create a discipline of writing one a week. Although there were times when I skipped a week, there were also times when I wrote two or three in a few days. Now here we are at the hundredth blog. Seems like a nice time to look back at some of the …

Crazy Brain

I have lived a very active life. Looking back, I realize how incredibly fortunate I have been to avoid major injuries and illnesses through all the adventures. Granted, I have spent the majority of my life conditioning my body to be able to perform any task I chose to tackle. Yet conditioning is not a guarantee you will remain injury …

Scoliosis: Cause and Effect

            A man in his mid-forties came to see me the other day. He had been suffering from chronic low back pain and severe scoliosis. While searching on the internet for information about exercise and scoliosis, he came upon an article that was written a few years back and featured an interview with me. The topic was what someone could …

Riddle of the Day

Riddle of the day: What does a river, a newspaper, and the human body all have in common? Answer: Things go bad when their circulation drops. If water were to stop flowing down a river it would eventually dry up and no longer exist. If nobody subscribed to a newspaper the company would end up going out of business. When …

A History Lesson

My son and I were recently studying the Revolutionary War and the events leading up to it. We read about the Stamp Act, the Townshend Act, the Quartering Act, the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party. After studying these events he asked me why. Why did these things happen? I told him because the King of England wanted a …

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