Are You Strength Training or Stretching?

Are You Strength Training or Stretching?

Are you ever confused about the difference between strength training or stretching? This is a question I ask most of my clients when they are showing me the stretches they have been doing. Although my intent is not to make fun of what they are doing, but to have fun...
What is Muscle Memory?

What is Muscle Memory?

We have all heard it from our trainers, coaches, and friends. Once you have the muscle memory, your body will just perform without you thinking about it. Do our muscles actually remember what to do? Can my muscles decide to work against me? If they do, how can I make...
Why Stretching Does Not Work!

Why Stretching Does Not Work!

We have all been there! It is so frustrating and just leaves you hopeless. You go to a stretch class and watch the teacher demonstrate the stretches that she/he thinks we will do later. The problem is, as you are watching them do the stretches, you are thinking, my...
Passive Stretching Improves Vascular Function

Passive Stretching Improves Vascular Function

Much like our Stretch-n-Release technique, passive stretching improves vascular function and may reduce your risk of heart disease. By now, you have heard me say many times how a stretched muscle reduces pressure on the circulatory, nervous, and skeletal system of the...

The Best Self-Massage Technique!

The best self-massage technique is your hand. The biggest misunderstanding about massage is, I need to be educated in muscles. If you want to be a massage therapist that would be correct. However, to massage yourself, no so much. What you do need to know is how to do...