The Best Way to Breathe

Breathing. There’s a good and better way to to it. I’m not talking about the breathing you do for exercise, training, yoga, whatever. I’m talking about everyday, normal, unconscious breathing.   The “good” way to do is just to do it. And that’s just because you get your Oxygen-Carbon Dioxide exchange that you need. If… read more

It’s been a long time….

It’s been a while….I know…I’m sorry! I definitely haven’t been on my A-Game when it comes to the tech side of Strength Therapy. I’m going to be checking in a little more frequently now, as part of my new commitment to the content-sharing part of this whole thing. Don’t worry, it most likely will be… read more

Morning Routine

How do your Mornings Set You Up for your Day? Have you noticed that how you spend your mornings can dictate how you feel for the rest of the day? It’s pretty cool…you can have complete control of your energy levels and even productivity and focus just by having a morning routine! You can choose… read more

Breathing Exercises To Promote Better Sleep — Pt. 1

Do you have trouble falling asleep? Do you regularly toss and turn and stare at the ceiling for what feels like hours before you finally lull off to dreamland? If so, you’re not alone. According to the American Sleep Association, about 50 – 70 million people in the United States suffer from chronic long-term sleep… read more

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