Let Your Heels Protect Your Knees and Low Back
Exercise Basics

Let Your Heels Protect Your Knees and Low Back

I would like to take a few minutes to sing the praises of your lowly heel, and what it can do for you. It turns out that your heel is connected. It’s connected in strategic ways to the back of your legs, and even your butt. Why is this important? Let’s go up the chain…

What Is Your Achilles Heel?
Movement | Stretching & Flexibility

What Is Your Achilles Heel?

Probably many of you have heard of the Greek myth of Achilles. Back in the days of yore, myth has it that Achilles was dipped into the river Styx in order to make him invulnerable. The problem came because his mother, Thetis, held him by his heel as she dipped him in, so that the…

How to Relax, Hang Out, and Get Fit at the Same Time
Stretching & Flexibility

How to Relax, Hang Out, and Get Fit at the Same Time

Want to sign up for that one? Read on! What I am going to talk about is getting better movement for yourself by using a relaxing hamstring stretch. One very easy way to detect hamstring tightness is to lie on your back and try to lift one leg up to vertical with the help of pulling…

“Oh, the Places We’ll Go” (or Not)….
Movement | Stretching & Flexibility

“Oh, the Places We’ll Go” (or Not)….

We all know that when we go places, the potential is there to end up feeling like a giant knot that won’t come undone. Sometimes the hours can just fly by and you don’t notice that you haven’t moved around lately. Or, perhaps you got stuck in the middle row on the plane, or you…