Waking up in the morning is hard. Waking up in the winter is very hard. Coffee always sounds like a great idea to wake the brain up, but what to do about the body?
“Sit up straight!” “Don’t slouch!”
I’m sure we’ve all heard those admonishing words more than once from our mother when we were growing up. And most of us would roll our eyes and as soon as mom walked away we’d slump […]
For something that should be simple, working out doesn’t always feel that way. There’s choosing the best workout. There’s that pesky question of whether exercise or diet is key for weight loss. And now there’s a new one to throw […]
With its focus on strength and stability, Pilates is ideal for runners.
Pilates strengthens as well as lengthens the body. It stabilizes and brings awareness to your weaknesses. People see Pilates and yoga as interchangeable, but they’re not. Pilates strengthens you […]
The BEST time of the day to exercise, is early morning. This way your body hasn’t figured out what it’s doing yet!
Seriously now, early morning exercise not only makes you feel great, it gives your metabolism a boost, helps you […]
Bilateral coordination is the ability to use both sides of the body together in a coordinated way. It is also called bilateral integration.
Many childhood and school activities require your child to be able to use both hands together […]
Let’s be honest.
The probability is over 70% that you are sitting as you read this blog post. You were probably sitting for the 60 minutes before reading this blog post, and you will probably sit for the vast majority of […]
It’s no surprise that sitting all day does some undesirable things to our bodies.
Research has linked excessive sitting with an elevated risk for health conditions such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Of course that doesn’t mean […]
No matter how active you are, you may still suffer from a tight hip muscles due to the amount of time you spend each day planted to a chair. And how you sit can worsen this.
Weakness, shortening and tightness develops […]