September 20, 2015

If you constantly need some sort of body adjustment you are not alone. Our office is often filled with people needing a leg pull or a joint mobilization, while others constantly visit chiropractors. Unlike a chiropractor who simply makes the adjustment and sends you on...

August 18, 2015

Sometimes, we hear a story from a patient that goes something like this: "I was doing an exercise at the gym and I felt a sharp pain, but I kept going"

 

Pain is your body's way of telling you something is wrong. Other than the usual muscle burn you feel while working ou...

February 13, 2015

 

 

Last week we discussed the importance of changing your routine to shock your body to get better cardio results. This week we want to extend the concept to strenght training.

 

Many of us have at some point fallen into a routine where we go to the gym on a regular basis...

January 2, 2015

It's a story so common that it has become a cliche. A person decides that for the New Year they will take better care of their health, so they sign up for a gym, go on a diet or buy a treadmill. In the beginning they are motivated, but then they tail off, and a few mon...

November 8, 2014

Our clients are used to being guided through exercises that involve balancing on one leg. Respected New York Times reporter Katie Hafner was recently interviewed on NPR where she reported that doing that exercises "is harder than you think."

 

Hafner was on air to discus...

October 24, 2014

As you've probably heard, body language is an important component of person to person communication. What you might not have heard is that your most important audience when it comes to body language might just be yourself.  Yes its true, if you walk like a happy person...

October 16, 2014

With the never-ending demands of modern life, many find it hard to allocate time to physical activity during the work day. But because they love a particular sport or are trying to stay in shape they try to make up for this deficiency on the weekends, going hard for ho...

October 12, 2014

Last week we discussed the importance for marathoners to also do strength training for their legs. This advice applies to everyone, as our lower body, often neglected in the gym when we mistake looking strong for being strong, is an important source of strength in many...

October 7, 2014

A common question patients and clients ask us is what's the best order for working out: cardio first or weight training? and can one do both in the same session? A common myth that gets passed around gyms is that doing both at the same time interrupts your results. On...

September 16, 2014

 

 

Have you ever noticed that many bars have a metal rail that runs along the bottom? You might have even caught yourself putting your foot up on one while standing and having a drink. The rail serves a functional purpose. When you put one foot up on it you change the w...

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