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Bartending: Why it kills your posture and what to do about it

Bartending: Why it kills your posture and what to do about it

Late hours, fast-paced, and often under appreciated by patrons, bartending is a tough job.  Hell, I personally attempted it and got fired (twice!) since I couldn’t keep up with the fast pace the job required. It is a demanding job that will also lead to some unwanted aches and pains.  Clicking and painful shoulders, headaches…

How much do you value your health?

How much do you value your health?

Today I came across this post on reddit and this about sums it up for so many people.  They have issues that have been snowballing for week, months, or even years but don’t like the idea of committing time, money or both to achieving their goal of feeling better.  Just as your pain slowly built…

Laptops: Easy to use, terrible for you.

Laptops are awesome.  They are lightweight, can be taken practically anywhere, and you can spend hours diving into the most ridiculous links on the internet (reddit and stumbleupon are my personal favorites to do this).  However, all of this awesomeness comes at a price. Either your shoulders are going to be rounded over for an…

6 Mobility Checks Everybody Should Do!

6 Mobility Checks Everybody Should Do! A body that moves keeps moving.  One that doesn’t…gets hurt, complains about not being able to move and talks about how mobile they were when they were younger.   Some parts of your body are built for stability, like your knees and spine.  Other parts of your body are built…

Runner’s pains:  Why do they happen?

Runner’s pains: Why do they happen?

Hey Everybody! Many of you reading this are runners.  You may not consider yourself a “runner” and be active in your local running community, but most active individuals go on a jog on a fairly regular basis.  What most of you DON’T do is proper maintenance on your bodies regarding this hobby.  Runners, especially those…

What Determines Bad Posture?

What Determines Bad Posture?

Hello Everybody!  This is probably the single most important question that everybody should know the answer to.  Good posture not only prevents chronic injuries, but it projects you as a more confident person to the world.  Instead of going over the finer points trying to explain it to you, I’m going to go over this…

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