Your Body on Chairs

Many professionals in the health world are now saying that sitting is the new smoking. Sitting is hard on your body in a variety of ways. It strains your low back, doesn’t engage your posterior chain (the back of your legs) and decreases your metabolism. Here are some tips if you spend a lot of … Continue reading Your Body on Chairs

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Have a Strong Core

When people find out I am a personal trainer, it is usually followed up with a question about a minor injury they are currently suffering from. My response is most often strengthen your core. Our core is a complex series of muscles including the abs, obliques, transverse abdominus and psoas. These muscles are most often … Continue reading Have a Strong Core

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The Other Four Letter Words

CARB, EPOC and HIIT! I’m fairly confident that fad diets will never go away, at least until the current political structures that subsidize¬†unhealthy lifestyles, like the farm bill and oil wars, are dismantled. Carbohydrates fuel our bodies. But too many carbohydrates can make us sick. And our current system likes to feed us a lot … Continue reading The Other Four Letter Words

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