Exercise is Medicine™ is an initiative designed to encourage America to incorporate physical activity and exercise into their daily routine. The initiative, launched by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Medical Association (AMA) in November 2007, calls on doctors to prescribe exercise to their patients and work hand in hand with … Continue reading Exercise Is Medicine Month In May
From here forces are transferred through the pelvis up through the diaphragm and spine out ward and around the back and shoulders the skull, similar to the way shoe laces keep your feet secure.
Massage/Bodywork is an integral part of recovery and balance in any workout program. It increases circulation in muscles and joints to help relieve inflammation, stagnant body fluids and metabolic waste, which in turn helps to speed up recovery and creates a positive state of mind. Bodywork also helps to resolve postural imbalances such as tight … Continue reading Recovery
The Principle of Individual Differences states that there is no such thing as “one size fits all”. Everyone is in some way unique and it is important to realize that we all have different responses to exercise. Some build endurance easily, others gain strength with little or no effort, some are naturally lean and/or muscular, … Continue reading The Principle of Individual Differences
Stretching is highly beneficial to recovery when done post workout or as part of a cool down routine. During exertion the body tends to follow the path of least resistance, even when that is not an optimal relationship for joints and muscles. This results in relatively inflexible, weaker and imbalanced muscles that may affect surrounding … Continue reading Post Workout Stretching