You Are Sitting Too Much. Here’s What You Can Do…
In recent years, research has shown that excessive sitting can cause a host of health problems, from both a musculoskeletal and cardiovascular perspective. From the musculoskeletal standpoint, sitting can promote both tight and shortened anterior hip musculature, tight Iliotibial Bands, weakened scapular stabilizers - which can promote forward-rolled shoulders - and changes to the cervical spine. Of greater concern is...
Top Ten Strategies to Build Fitness Over Age 40
(1) Move every day!(2) Anchor your week with at least four strength training sessions(3) Workout with a professional who can identify & correct under-active & tight muscle groups(4) Eat a range of protein from both plants (legumes, nuts) & deep ocean (sardines, salmon)(5) Increase zinc intake – pumpkin seeds, Oysters, dark chocolate, lentils(6) Eat plant-based oils – coconut, flax, sunflower(7) Build...
Eating clean while on the road
In all of my discussions with clients and friends about food, sports nutrition, and eating to build lean muscle, the topic that presents itself the most is, "I am always on the road, and I can't find any quick and healthy food choices, so I eat crap!" America is a land awash in fast food burger joints, mega pharmacies, and...
Instant warm up and mobility after a “desk bound day”
Some of my clients are sitting too much: at the desk, in the car, on the couch, unconsciously collapsed over their iPhone, etc. For my new clients who habitually sit more than ten hours, I have observed that excessive sitting can cause physical changes to their dynamic posture, which can affect their performance. Studies have shown that sitting too much can cause spinal compression, tight...