The Straw that Broke the Lifter’s Back

When it comes to exercise, is it really important to pay attention to proper technique?   Yes.   Or to maintain an emphasis on alignment?   Yes it is.   But why?  What is Continue Reading

The Functional Squat

Many cultures utilize this posture in daily life: eating, reading, cooking, house work, even resting.  The "yoga squat" 🧘🏾‍♀️ or Malasana (Garland Pose), is a Continue Reading

Desert Island Exercise

Oh deadlifts, how I love thee, let me count the ways...   1, 2, 3... 10 examples, of many more (so many deadlifts, so little time ⏱️), each with their own unique Continue Reading

Personal Trainers and their Hopeful Demise

An invaluable read if you are curious about, or considering hiring a personal trainer to better your fitness & health.   When I first began studying Kinesiology, a friend asked if it was Continue Reading

Gym Class Taught Me How to Bounce a Ball, My Trainer Taught Me How to Bounce Back to Health

SMACK! What stings more: another vinyl dodge-ball to the face, or the imprint on your forehead reminding you all day of your sloth-like reflexes?  This time you lasted 17 seconds on the floor.   A Continue Reading