Structural Integration

What is Structural Integration? Structural Integration (SI) is a therapeutic process that uses various techniques and modalities of manual therapies to help bring you into an improved, more efficient structural and functional balance. SI aims to optimize the body you…

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Why Biomechanics Matter

What are Biomechanics? Training with biomechanics takes into account your current position in space and how your body adapts to physical circumstances. As an example, lets say you have arthritis of the knees. Arthritis occurs because of joint friction, excessive…

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Physical Health

In my fifteen years of being a part of the exercise and health community the subject of acquiring and improving one's health is something that most people all agree on. People want to be healthy. For some healthy is a…

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Bones: They’ll Be Here Long After You’re Gone

I studied with an osteopath who once told me, “listen to your bones…they’ll be here long after you’re gone.” There’s great wisdom in that offering. Our bones are, contradictory to popular belief, soft tissues that make up our skeleton. Inside…

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Aerobic Capacity: Training’s Silver Bullet

Train Your Heart Aerobic training is often classified into the 'cardio' category of training. We automatically think of running, step classes, swimming, basically any activity that is longer than 15 minutes of continuous movement and work. These are all examples…

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Functional Training Advice: Part 4

The last and most important thing in deciphering whether or not your training is "functional" is to ask yourself, is it purposeful? Do you have a reason behind your training plan? Does what you do for that one hour each…

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Functional Training Advice: Part 1

The buzz is out everybody, functional training is in. But what is functional training? Everybody seems to have a gimmick, in a moment I'm going to share my gimmick, but seriously, wtf is functional training? A lot of times, programs and…

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