Your Morning Routine for a Better Day

Your Morning Routine To Feel Better Throughout The Day

Are you experiencing fatigue throughout the day? Has your working lifestyle recently had an impact on your body in the form of back aches, shoulder pains, or problems with your posture? Many adults experience this problem and are quick to dismiss it as just “growing old,” but there are some movements you can add to your…

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Natural Ways To Reduce Inflammation

Natural Ways To Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation can be an issue, especially with the older generation when joints and soft tissue become more prone to injury. Inflammation typically presents itself in the form of swelling, pain and redness around the affected part of the body and it can be particularly irritating if it appears constantly after exercise. Today, we will take…

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5 Ways to Alleviate Neck Discomfort in the Gym

5 Ways to Alleviate Neck Discomfort in the Gym

Have you been experiencing some intense neck discomfort recently, with perhaps a slight soreness or loss of ROM (range of motion) from your neck to your upper back? The cervical spine is an amazing structure that supports the entire range of our skeletal system from the head, down to our hips, allowing for functional flexibility and…

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How to Exercise Safely with Back Pain

Exercise Safely with Back Pain

The thought of working out with back pain can seem strange or scary, especially when the source of the pain may not be understood. However, you can exercise safely, as long as you are properly informed. Caution translates into resting until it goes away, which happens to be flawed logic. Exercise not only preserves what…

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Achy Feet? Try Soft Tissue Work to Relieve Pain

Achy Feet? Try Soft Tissue Work to Relieve Pain

Foot conditions tend to develop over time and the best treatment is prevention. Soft tissue work is the way to prevent them! Regular stretch and foam rolling routines for the feet, calves and legs will promote blood flow, increase joint flexibility and will help prevent issues from popping up in the future. General Foam Rolling Guidelines…

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Foot Conditions: Flat Feet

Foot Conditions: Flat Feet

Flat Feet/Falling Arches Flat feet or falling arches is a condition where there is little to no arch on the inside of your foot, causing the sole (bottom of feet) to come into contact with the floor. Tendons on the bottom of your feet attach the heel and foot bones and these tendons form the…

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Why YOU Should Be Foam Rolling

Why YOU Should Be Foam Rolling

Have you seen foam tubes around your gym? They are usually located by stretch areas, and they come in different colors (blue, black, white) as well as textures (hard, soft, some have spikes). Perhaps you have noticed others use them on their back, legs, or calves but have never given them a shot. They are called…

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Road To Recovery: Shoulder Pain Exercises (Pt 2)

Road To Recovery: Shoulder Pain Exercises (Pt 2)

Get ready for the second of our two part Road to Recovery: Shoulder Pain series. Today’s focus will be on shoulder pain exercises! If you missed the first part click here before continuing: Road to Recovery: Shoulder Pain Injury It is important to understand Thoracic Flexion and Extension in order to help treat and prevent shoulder pain….

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