What is Scoliosis?
Scoliosis is a common spine condition that involves side bending and rotation of the spine. It is a dangerous, painful disorder that contributes to a wide variety of injuries. It is particularly sneaky, however, as it usually develops slowly and gradually. For that reason, it can go undetected for long periods of time. This makes […]
Managing Mental Health with Exercise
It should come as no surprise to you (or really anyone, for that matter) that regular exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle. Getting the blood flowing optimizes heart function, helps stave off serious illnesses, improves posture (woohoo!), & helps with weight management. What is not so widespread is the effect of regular […]
The Problem with Weak Glutes
For those of us who sit for a majority of the day, it is easy for our glutes to get weak. When it comes time to get up and go, they remain inactivated, unable to put it in the work required to help our body move safely and effectively. An unstable pelvis causes our body […]
The Problem With Group Fitness
Group Fitness Classes: Exciting. Encouraging. Not for Everyone. Group fitness classes are all the rage as of late and how could they not be? Options abound with energetic, performative instructors all pushing you and the rest of your sweaty classmates to your limits. Accountability, excitement, and fitness. What could possibly go wrong? Well, it depends. […]