What You Should Know About Fascia

How well do you know your body? Sure, you know about your bones and muscles, but are you familiar with your fascia? Get to Know Your Body Your musculoskeletal system includes a web of tissue known as fascia that holds everything in place. Much practice, energy, and thought has been invested into the training of muscles Read More …

Why You Need Flexible Calf Muscles

Did you know that lack of flexibility in the calf can lead to a weaker gluteus, tight hip flexors and potential knee issues? True story. Let’s look into it. I’ll tell you about my personal experience. Prior to attending and graduating from the Gray Institute of Applied Functional Science, I would go for a run Read More …

How to Prevent Knee Injuries

What’s more annoying and troublesome than knee injuries? It impacts your mobility during all parts of your day: standing, walking, exercising and even driving. Because knees are vulnerable to injury, it’s important to understand how you can avoid such injuries. Fact: The knee is one of the most injured and problematic joints in the human Read More …

Discover Plant-Based Protein

The benefits of plant-based nutrition are manifold, and studies published in recent years offer proof that relying on plant-based protein food sources can not only improve your daily experience of life, it can significantly extend your life. There are many myths and misconceptions about protein as a source of nutrition. Misconception 1: “Animal-based proteins are Read More …

Stop Doing Crunches! Your Spine Will Thank You

Remember lying on the mat in elementary school P.E. and doing crunches for the first time? Who would have thought that your gym coach would lead you in the wrong direction. After all these years–perhaps many decades–of crunching your way to tight abs, I’m about to set you free. It turns out that crunches are Read More …