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Why Training Your Core is ESSENTIAL to Preventing and Helping Back Pain

You have probably heard of the core group of muscles but the majority of you probably don’t know where and what this infamous core is. Today, I’ll go through the key points you need to know and there’s a fantastic routine for you at the bottom for you to start working on to get it working well. 463 more words

Optimal Health

Fare Thee Well Part 1

This is the biggest move I’ve ever made and I’m spending a lot of time visiting with folks one last time before leaving. I’ve made a significant effort to meet up with a lot of people, but if you’re one of the people who didn’t get a chance, please know that I hold you in my heart. 1,061 more words

California

How happy is your Psoas?

Mine may possibly have failed the test!

Seriously, some days at the moment, my brain to muscle communications are so sleepy that my two year old can push me over. 78 more words

Hip Flexors

In the previous post I gave a brief overview of the psoas muscles and how they can contribute to the common pain millions of people experience everyday. 421 more words

Mobility Program for Hip Health

This is part 2 of my series about hip health. It details the exercises I did to get myself back to lifting pain free.

Diagnosis… 1,363 more words

Lifting

Dealing with Lower Back Pain

This will be the first in a series of posts about lower back and hip pain. I’ll go over my own experiences with pain in these areas, some of the mobility exercises I used to address my pain and the general lessons I’ve learned along the way. 998 more words

Lifting

Psoas Rules!

Dr. Christiane Northrup wrote a brilliant article about the psoas being the most vital muscle in the body. That’s quite a definitive statement, right?! She does a fantastic job of establishing body-mind connection and explaining the importance of releasing the constant fight-or-flight reflex to enjoy optimal health. 59 more words

Healing