Did you know that the TYPE of stretching you do directly affects your ability to use your muscles? There is a great way to remember what type of stretching you should be doing, if it is ACTIVE, it is for before an activity. If it is passive (a slow elongated stretch), it is intended for use after your activity. Warnings for those stiff and non-limber clients: First, no body part likes to be stretched without a little warm-up. A 'Surprise!! I'm stretching" activity often resul
Above: RollFlex (by Armaid) forearm roller leaves forearms feeling smooth and supple cutting down overuse injuries. We got it, you have like SIX different foam rollers. And fancy ones that aren't exactly foam. But are you using them effectively? Here are 4 Pointers for what to use and what to put aside. Who knows where they all are but you're sure you have one of each... A hard one, a soft one, one with those roller blade wheels on it, one with bumps that possibly vibrates?!
Athletes make daily decisions to rest, swap focus, or to push relentlessly onward. An advanced level discussion, this article hits the process of tendon healing and repair within the confines of your daily life. We also discuss the difficult topic of self-control and the hallmark of intelligent athleticism to prevent tendon degeneration and tearing. Education on what tendinosis is rounds out the conversation with a firm needed wah-bam of important anatomy. This article aims
We can rebuild your body to do exactly what you need it to do without the consequences of re-injury or repetitive strain. But you need to put some elbow grease in- Read along to learn more about healing your body and preventing future injuries! _____________________________________________________________________ Your body is your own invention. What does that mean? It’s formed itself based on the tasks you ask of it. Constantly rebuilding itself and reinforcing itself to sui
A blogpost about what I'm up to... I’m feeling more and more that it’s finding that time (when you are jazzed) to hone in on those thoughts to finally set them loose upon the world. Truthfully, sometimes I feel like hiding. The burden of having to be on my A-Game daily and being super busy is just too much to not be fatigued at the end of the day. Most other days, I wake up stoked! Thoroughly excited about who I’m going to meet, I'm prepped and excited about planning and sho
While driving in San Francisco, I saw a billboard that said 1 of 3 children will live to the age of 100. This isn't a new finding, instead it is the current statistic based on research in the UK. Worldwide, there are pockets of healthy individuals who are living past a century. Currently there are 316,600 living centenarians worldwide... Centenarian- A person who lives past 100 One village in Italy has over 300 of its residents that are over 100 years old…Some of this is gene