Tag: pain

The top 5 Least Flexible Muscles and how to change them.

Opens the lower back and IT band
Can you touch your toes with straight legs? Can you zip your dress to the top from behind? When you sit for a long time, does one hip get numb? Have you ever felt an electric shot go down your leg? Do you get “Charlie Horses” in the middle of the night? Each of these... Read more »

Roll it out - Tight Muscles need attention

Do you have “tight” muscles?  Do you lack “flexibility”? Do you skip weekly massages?   If you answered YES to any of these questions, you probably need to add “MYOFASCIAL RELEASE” to your exercise regimen.  MYO… what? is probably the first reaction. “MYO” refers to muscle and “FASCIA” refers to the outer covering of connective... Read more »

Four secrets for staying pain free

a great source of fiber and anitoxidants
Do you wake up in the morning and feel a bit like the “Tin Man” or just rolling out of bed until your body catches up?  Do you have chronic pain in your body, neck, back, knees, hips or hands and belive you have to live this way?  Foods that fight aging No this isn’t... Read more »

Best Pilates Exercises for Better Health and Posture

Start on your side with legs extended in a straight line, elbow on the floor.  Point the toe as you bring the leg forward and flex the foot on the back swing.  Keep hips and rib cage quiet as you inhale and swing the leg forward and exhale as you swing the leg backward.  Perform 8-12 repeitions on each side
Inspired by Joseph Pilates, are a series of movements geared at strengthening the postural and core muscles surrounding the spine.  After just a few short weeks of practicing Pilates, people mention they feel taller, are more aware of their posture and their jeans fit better.  So what are a few Pilates moves you can do... Read more »