Breathing Exercises To Promote Better Sleep — Pt. 2

In our last article — Breathing Exercises To Promote Better Sleep — Pt. 1 — we looked at some breathing techniques to help promote relaxation and better sleep. Meditative breathing, alternating nostril breathing, and diaphragmatic breathing were all mentioned in this article, and if you have yet to check out, give it a quick glance… read more

Foot Strength

The muscles in your feet need to be used almost (if not just as much or more!) than the ones in your hands! There are many things you can do for your feet, but spending as much time barefoot is probably one of the best things you can do (go slowly if you’re used to… read more

Active vs Passive Range of Motion

Active vs Passive range of motion gives great insight to how much at risk of injury someone is in that range. Active ROM is how far your joint can move on its own (you do it yourself and have full control of, say, your leg in a straight leg raise).  Passive ROM is how far… read more

Invigorate Your Hands

Tired, tight hands? . Texting or typing too much? . Preparing for an upper-body heavy workout? . Or just have stiff hands, shoulders, or neck? . Your hands have the highest amount of proprioception (sensory input) in your body. . If they are only stuck doing the same movements regularly without other stimulation, they start… read more

Forgetting Your Senses and Emotions

Can you forget what various SENSATIONS and EMOTIONS feel like?? Incredibly, the answer is YES. When things in life become so overwhelming, everything can seem stressful. You can start interpreting everything as stressful. Every physiological change in your body. Every emotion. Every sensation. Digestion, muscles being used, happiness, heartbeat changes, hunger, sunlight… You can lose… read more

Happiness May Help You Sleep Better!!

Want a better night’s sleep? Having trouble falling asleep? Having weird or unpleasant dreams at night? Waking up in a bad mood? Try putting something positive in your brain before you go to bed!  When you sleep, your brain is still very active in recovering, processing, and building connections. Types of thoughts are very important… read more

Something to Chew on…

🔥 How much do you chew your food?? 🔥 One PRIME way to increase WEIGHT LOSS and DIGESTION health is to CHEW MORE!! We often forget that chewing (“mastication”) is part of the digestive system.  The less you chew, the more your stomach has to work to break down the solid food into mush, causing… read more

EGG-cellent Information!!

Do you know the difference among eggs?? 🐣 Conventional/Normal 🐣 Organic 🐣 Cage-Free 🐣 Free-Range 🐣 Pastured What do these labels all mean?? Watch this video to find out!!      … read more

Do you ever get HANGRY??

Do you ever get HANGRY??     Even though this is now a common and sometimes jokingly-used term, “HANGER” is NOT a NORMAL physiological response we should be having!! Hunger is normal.  Anger is normal.  But when you combine a difficult to control negative emotion with hunger, it means your hormones are probably out of… read more

“Belly Breathing” is Still Poor Breathing

Breathing dysfunctions are appearing on more people’s radars, especially chest-breathers. It seems like all you need to do to get “healthy” breathing is to practice belly breathing. In fact, many fitness and health professionals are even telling their clients to breathe with their bellies. The truth is, if you only breathe with your belly, you’re… read more