There are more than enough lifestyle adjustments that can do the job even better, without taking a toll on dampening your immune system or spending hours in the doctor's office. And one of the biggies to look at first is how you sleep.
I'm not one to speak in ultimatums, but here is one thing that you MUST DO EVERY SINGLE DAY. And that is Move Your Body Joints in their FULL range of motion If you don't use it, you lose it… so rejuvenate your ranges of motion with these!
Why is it so that a baby starts its life without the ability to move on their own? They transition from lying to rolling, wiggling to crawling, scooting to standing, and then they are able to move, grab, step, and maneuver on their own. Not to mention, many of those big progressive steps happen within… Continue reading Why Crawling Could Be The Best Part of Your Entire Workout
I don't know about you, but if I was able to get a weekly massage, my body would feel 1000% better. Getting a massage is a great way to: Relieve stress held in your neck and shoulders Provide pain relief to really tight muscles Speed up recovery time after a tough workout Improve flexibility and… Continue reading “Holy Wow, My Muscles Sore!” You should Foam Roll to Recover Faster & Workout Stronger
The average U.S. adult sits 9-10 hours per day To put it in perspective, that’s the same as taking a flight from New Jersey to Rio de Janiero every single day. I don’t know about you, but I would be pretty pissed off and tired of being on a trip like that 7 times a… Continue reading Stand Up For Your Health! Why Sitting is Not So Relaxing in the Long Run
The Cure for Moving too Fast is to Just Slow Down." - William E. Coles Everything is about the hustle and bustle of how fast, how many, or how much. In life, we can move too fast, mindlessly through milestone events and celebrations, or even feel the blur of day to day gratitude when spinning your wheels at 1,000 mph.… Continue reading Learn the Steel Mace Climber Squat for Stronger Quads, Core & Mobility
My diet used to be absolute piss poor. There is not the slightest chance I will try and throw a curtain over my pre-collegiate habits. After 90% of highschool days, religious rides to McDonalds or the deli for a mayo slathered hard roll sandwich. To even throw more fuel in the fire, that could be… Continue reading Didn’t Your Mother Tell You to Eat Your Damn Vegetables? Here’s the REAL Reason Why
What if I told you that stretching and mobility is not the best way to improve shoulder health; would you believe me? At the same time, neither is excessive strengthening or doing handstands every day. Since the shoulder can be so powerful, yet fragile, it goes a bit deeper than your usual strengthen-&-stretch routine in… Continue reading 3 Ways to Protect Your Most Vulnerable Joint From Injury (#3 is my All-Time favorite)
Sorry to disappoint you, but there will not be my usual fancy-schmancy "set the tone" introduction for this post; we are getting right down to business! What is Upper Cross Syndrome Upper Cross Syndrome (UCS) is initially seen as a forward head posture with rounded shoulders, even while attempting to stand tall. Before you WebMD yourself… Continue reading Tight Shoulders? Poor Neck Posture? Well, You May Have Upper Cross Syndrome (it is fixable)
As Fast As You Can... Max Speed No Rest... As Many Rounds As Possible... No Rest Between Sets... Where is the Contrast? Training hard and getting down with the grit is important to challenge yourself in the face of discomfort. But is that the only way to do the work and improve your overall ability… Continue reading Eccentric Training for Greater Muscular Gains and Overall Fitness; Move Slow, Get Strong