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Thirty One: My 2017 goal to practice what I preach and improve my range of motion.

Thirty One: My 2017 goal to practice what I preach and improve my range of motion.

In approximately one week, I will turn 31 years old. Thirty one. As a guy who loves being active and would love to consider himself an “athlete”, my coming years are usually those known as a slow decline in to a dad-bod and decrepit-ness in our society. My testosterone will begin to wane, minor signs…

Ironman training: Many miles doesn’t have to mean many injuries.

Ironman training: Many miles doesn’t have to mean many injuries.

To many, competing in a triathlon is viewed as a monumental task. What most often consists of a ~500 yard swim, 10-15 mile bike ride and a 3 mile run is considered to be for those with elite fitness and that few men or women have a chance at finishing without your body completely breaking…

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…

I thought I got rid of this problem. Why does it keep coming back?

Recently I have had several patients that I haven’t seen in a while approach me and say something along the lines of the following: “Hey do you remember that issue I had last year?  It’s back! What gives?!?!” I responded in kind with this: “Have you been occasionally doing the homework I told you to…

Top Tips To Improve Foot Pain

Top Tips To Improve Foot Pain Foot pain is super common.  often the problem isn’t just in the foot! Your body is a temple, right?  Well if that’s the case, your feet are the foundation.  A poor foundation in an actual building will end up with cracks in the foundation, uneven floors, or leaks in…

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…

What can I do for my knee pain?

EXERCISE! Muscle imbalance is often a main source of knee pain.  Your quads being far stronger than your glutes and hamstrings is a recipe for disaster. Start by performing air squats with your heels firmly planted into the ground. The more you focus on putting your weight on your heels the more you will be forced…

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…

Ten ways to improve posture and feel amazing

I’m finally getting some good inspiration for some blog posts, so you can expect them to come more regularly now (as long as this mojo keeps comin’ that is).  After talking with Dave Pritchard about going to speak at a few of his accounts, Dave asked me if I could come up with a quick list…

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