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For Tight Shoulders

This excellent video shows how to unlock tight shoulders in order to both improve shoulder function and decrease any chronic pain due to tightness.   Here you will see how to self massage (myofascial release) the pecs and lats using … Continue reading

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Cobra Variation for T-Spine

Been spending too much time at the computer or at the wheel of your car?  Let’s strengthen those weak and stretched out upper and mid back muscles.  This back exercise is a really nice variation on the cobra that de-emphasizes … Continue reading

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On Setting More Powerful Goals

  This terrific article disusses the importance of setting the right goals.  I challenge you to implement just one of these stretegies and see the difference it makes in your life. http://www.precisionnutrition.com/fitness-goals

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I’ve Met My Matcha

 I have found my new drink at Peet’s- a creamy and non jitter-inducing matcha latte.  I order it unsweetened (no simple syrup, thanks) and made with soymilk. Matcha is a powdered form of specially grown green tea.  Here is what … Continue reading

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Salad in a Jar

Love this idea!  Dressing lines the bottom of a mason jar, then layer with crunchy veggies and proteins, maybe some grains, nuts, seeds, fruits.  Oh, the possiblities are endless.  I’d love to see your best version- please send it over! … Continue reading

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5 Moves to Add to Your Rolling Repetoire

If you’re one of my clients, you already know the benefits of self-myofascial release, using both rollers and balls.  Whether you’re new to rolling or you already incorporate it into your daily fitness regimen, you’re sure to pick up something … Continue reading

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Caffeine Highs and Lows

I have always been sensitive to the effects of caffeine.  Even half a cup can be a problem.  I get a nice little burst of energy…followed by anxiety, and a drop in energy and mood.  Some are more sensitive to … Continue reading

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