Seated Lateral Bends

Seated Lateral Bends

Goal: To stretch the latissimus dorsi muscle, quadratus lumborum and other para spinal muscles that aid in lateral flexion of the trunk. Make overhead reaching easier. Benefits: Tight muscles that run along the sides of our bodies can lead to back and shoulder pain....
Exercise of the Month: Toe Raises

Exercise of the Month: Toe Raises

Goal:  To strengthen the tibialis anterior or the muscle in front of the shin.        Benefits:  All muscles in the body have to be balanced.  Some stronger and some weaker in order for our joints to work efficiently without much risk for injury.  Strengthening the...
How to Make 2018 Your Healthiest Year Yet

How to Make 2018 Your Healthiest Year Yet

Since the dawn of time, humanity has used numbers to mark progress. The Babylonians, Egyptians and Greeks were among the first to do so, using clay tablets with symbols of geometry inscribed on them to measure everything from the distances of ships and shores, to...