Your intentions may be in the right place but you may be doing more harm than you think when you get on that treadmill for your consistent chronic cardio workout. There is mounting evidence that chronic cardio can lead to health problems and is an inefficient way to lose weight. Our body’s genetics have been… View Article
The digital world we live in today has offered a tremendous amount of new creative outlets, economic opportunities, entertainment, and learning possibilities. These advantages do come at a cost for those of us that spend too much time online as opposed to the real world. Text neck is an increasing problem that I see, as a… View Article
Shoulder problems are issues that I see with a lot of people. We tend to lose a lot of our proper range of motion due to all of the sitting and computer work we do. I do like to pick on sitting a lot because it is so frequently a contributor to chronic issues I… View Article
There is a growing amount of research on knowing ideally “when” to do certain daily events. These times are dictated by the bodies internal clock known as the circadian rhythm. The circadian rhythm is based off the bodies natural response to the rising and setting of the sun, which regulates gut bacteria, body temperature, hormone… View Article
We have clear indicators that our body requires much more and different types of movement than are currently “normal” for the average person. Move By Design is based on 4 parameters: Be Mobile, Lift Heavy, Go Fast, Move Slow, . Depending on goals and objectives, each one of these areas can be tailored individually, but… View Article
If you have ever been to my office you may have noticed the sign that says “sitting rots your spine like sugar rots your teeth”. Many people who have health issues or back pain get confused when a problem seems to arise for no reason. I typically hear people say “I didn’t do anything and… View Article
An article on the reactions your body could have to a therapeutic massage and what they may mean
‘Knots’ can sometimes be irritated or strained muscles, but sometimes those commonly named knots, are actually Trigger Points.
In the past, massage was viewed as a very relaxing time to enjoy. In recent years, Massage therapy has branched out into many versatile areas, but the two main fields are relaxation and therapeutic. It is important to know what to expect for a relaxation massage versus a therapeutic massage so that you can know… View Article
At one time or another we have all seen athletes stretching, whether it is our children preparing for a race in track and field, or a running group warming up or cooling down from that jog around the reservoir.