Fitness

Fitness
Fitness can help you or hurt you. Too many people cause more harm than good with exercise and fitness. Get current research on healthy fitness and exercise. The focus of fitness in these articles, as in my natural health clinic, is on using fitness to improve overall health, lose weight, injury prevention, and injury recovery.

Strong Core = Strong Limbs

Strong Core = Strong Limbs

Have you ever wondered why there are some people that can lift way more weight than they look, how someone under 6 feet tall can slam dunk a basketball, or how 175lbs Tim Linceum of the San Francisco Giants can throw a fastball faster than many 200+ lbs pitchers? The answer seems to lie in […]

Lose The Hip and Back Pain With These Exercises

Lose The Hip and Back Pain With These Exercises

The following progression of exercises combined with “my favorite hip stretches” in my previous blog are silver bullets for hip and back pain. The ability to perform these are also essential for any physical activity or sport.  It always helps to understand why you are doing something before you do it. So what is the […]

My Favorite Hip Stretches

My Favorite Hip Stretches

Most back pain and hip is due to an imbalance in the tension of the muscles of the low-back and pelvis. The best way to correct these imbalances once they are identified by an expert is typically a combination of joint manipulation, soft tissue work, and specific exercises and stretches to “awaken” the muscles that […]