The Piece of At-Home Gym Equipment Everyone Needs

The Piece of At-Home Gym Equipment Everyone Needs

  Would you believe me if I told you that you could improve your flexibility, performance in workouts and function in everyday life, and reduce injuries all with a single piece of equipment that you can buy for less than twenty bucks? Well you should, because it’s true! Self-Myofascial Release (let’s call it “SMR”) utilizes […]

Top 7 Tips for Better Posture

Top 7 Tips for Better Posture

    It’s trivia time! What do bench pressing, sitting at a desk all day, carrying a purse over the same shoulder, and playing video games all have in common? If you answered “slumped shoulders,” you’re correct! Also known as “kyphotic posture,” “slumped shoulders” is a condition it would behoove all of us to improve […]

It Starts with a Smile: The Simple Way to Make the World a Healthier Place

It Starts with a Smile

    “You can change the world. You really can.  Oh, you can’t fix the economy or solve world hunger or stop wars.  But you can change your world.  You can help a few people today, a few tomorrow.” That’s a summary of my church’s latest sermon series, “One Hundred Happy People.” Renowned preacher and […]

How to Lead a Healthy Life 24/7

How to Lead a Healthy Life 24/7

  I read the following proverb in The Message translation of my Bible this morning, and it struck me – as certain Scriptures will to believers within the fitness industry – as possessing an intriguing application, not just to our spiritual selves, but to our physical bodies as well. Take a look: “Clean living before […]

Run Your Race: Remembering What’s Best for Your Body

Run Your Race

We’ve all done stupid things, things that starkly opposed our better judgment, things that may have been fun and exciting at the time, but in the end, simply weren’t worth it. And most have us have even done stupid things at the gym, like me last Friday. It was a cold and dreary day, not unlike the […]