Don’t Forget to Breathe! Mindful Breathing Techniques

26 Apr 21
Don’t Forget to Breathe! Mindful Breathing Techniques

Our lungs are constantly working to keep us alive! We breathe about 12 to 20 times a minute, totaling 17,000 times a day and 6 million breaths a year. Although breathing is vital for our function, we often don’t pay any attention to it. We usually breathe shallowly and quickly instead of taking large, lung-filling […]

8 Mar 21
FMS: First Move Well, Then Move Often!

The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) was introduced in 2001 by a physical therapist named Gray Cook.  FMS was first explained in High Performance Sports Conditioning, a book that used latest training information to make good athletes great. In 2007, Cook introduced the concept of FMS to two NFL teams, the Bears and Colts. That year […]

22 Feb 21
McKenzie Method: Not All Back Pain is the Same!

We’re back to talk more about McKenzie this week! We know that back pain is extremely prevalent from the amount of Zoom and WHF we’ve all been doing. Although working from bed seems amazing, it isn’t always great for your back. Today, we’re going to break down categories of back pain to help you better […]

15 Feb 21
McKenzie Method, back pain in flexed posture picture Treat Your Own Back with the McKenzie Method

Back pain is the #2 cause of disability in for adults in the United States. Most of us have felt a little back twinge after a long road trip or after a day at the computer, but what happens when that back pain persists? Did you know: 40-80% of people experience back pain at some […]

7 Dec 20
Get Out and Moving This Winter: Benefits of Winter Workouts

It’s officially winter! Which means holiday cookies, shorter days, colder temperatures and… less motivation to stay active. Who wouldn’t prefer to enjoy holiday treats by the fireside instead of working out? Almost everything about winter makes it harder to get up and get active, but exercising during winter months has multiple health benefits. Some of […]