One of my favorite types of stretching to teach and perform is Active Isolated Stretching or (AIS).This method allows for minimal risk of injury and it fairly easy to teach to your clients and athletes. AIS was named and developed Aaron Mattes and its goal is to stretch muscles when they are maximally relaxed. As [...]
Life is funny. Sometimes you find something that you never even knew you wanted or needed. In this Part Two of Bands You May Not Know…I am spotlighting some bands I happened upon. And it was love at first listen. These bands have that “je ne sais quoi” factor for me. The music was alien [...]
Music is primal. So expressive, so personal, and so necessary. It can meet our state of mind when we are “down” and travel with us through what we are going through. The same music celebrates with us when we are “up”. It becomes a soundtrack to our memories and anthems to our future. For [...]
Oh, Body Mass Index (BMI), you have confounded, deflated, and generally lied to the public since your inception… The BMI claims that depending on your sex, age, height, and weight, it can tell you if you are living within a healthy standard. I just calculated my own BMI on no less then five BMI calculators [...]
We recently went through a major home renovation. And by “went through”, I mean there’s more to come. I am just ignoring that the next segment of it is looming. Sometimes working out, eating right, and sleeping just isn’t enough to help one deal with life stresses.