Golf, what’s in your tool box?

Assess the situation on the golf course. Have you properly gauged the distance? Have you made the necessary biomechanical adjustments? Will you be able to apply the appropriate amount of force? Where will the ball end up? These are interesting questions and perhaps, at one time or another, they have crossed your mind. In the … Continue reading Golf, what’s in your tool box?

Move it or Lose it

Moderate-intensity aerobic activities, like brisk walking, are generally safe for most people, yet so many of us are inactive. Why is this so? With the advances of modern technology (cars, washing machines, dishwashers, remote control televisions, computers, and etc.), we have less time each day to break a sweat. We have sadly become more and … Continue reading Move it or Lose it

Weightlifting is not just for men

I was recently standing in line at the airport when I overheard two women talking about how heavy their carry on luggage was. One of the ladies mentioned that her bag weighed almost 60 pounds, "too heavy for a woman" she said. Her comment irked me and got me thinking about the myths I've heard … Continue reading Weightlifting is not just for men

Tell me More About the Core

The core is the lumbo-pelvic-hip complex, thoracic and cervical spine. It is where the body's center of gravity is located and where all movement begins. The major muscles of the core are the diaphragm, pelvic floor muscles, multifidus, rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis, internal and external obliques, erector spinae, latissimus dorsi, gluteus maximus, and the trapezius. … Continue reading Tell me More About the Core

Pelvic Floor Muscles

The pelvic floor is a musculotendonous hammock at the base of the pelvis. This hammock is created by musculotendenous attachments to the front, back and sides of the base of the pelvis. These attachments support the organs in the pelvic cavity. Weak pelvic floor muscles (PFMs) can occur from a variety of reasons, including, pregnancy, … Continue reading Pelvic Floor Muscles

How Active Are You?

The primary role of a Lifestyle and Weight Management Coach is to help individuals live healthier lives over the long haul. Exercise alone is not enough. A knowledgeable Lifestyle and Weight Management Coach can educate the client on the need for a lifelong committment to overall lifestyle change. That may seem intimidating but the changes … Continue reading How Active Are You?

Injury: The Healing Process

I received some great news today from my chiropractor, Dr. Randy Hedlund. I am adhering to sound protocol while my elbow goes through the healing process. That was good to hear but this healing is torture. I have two types of tendonitis in one elbow: one is tennis elbow and the other a strained long … Continue reading Injury: The Healing Process