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Think You are Too Old to Compete?

Most people believe that once they pass 40, they are too old to compete at anything in life. What we don’t understand is that there are many people who have become successful after reaching their 40th birthday. The most notable name is Tom Brady, who at 44 years old...

Are You Dealing with a Pain in the Neck?

rendered medically accurate illustration of a man having a painful neck. Pain in the Neck? This week most clients I saw were dealing with neck and/or shoulder pain. Each week tends to have a common thread and this week was no different. For some it was a simple stiff...

The 3 Biggest Mistakes When Stretching

We all make mistakes... It never ceases to amaze me how incorrectly most of us stretch. The way we have been taught our entire lives is the reason why we stretch incorrectly. Some of us are taught static stretching where we hold a stretch for 30 or 60 seconds hoping...

Your Emotions can Create Physical Pain

Your Emotions can Create Physical Pain

If physical pain causes you to feel an emotion, how does it happen that emotions cause physical pain? Many of you have heard me talk about muscles being more emotional than physical in regard to the pain you feel. In today’s newsletter,  I will share with you an...

The Interview on KineSophy

Let's dive a bit deeper into KineSophy! As most of you know, my philosophy about the muscles of the human body is to keep moving and take care of your muscles by stretching and massaging them to keep your joints lubricated and your body pliable. Additionally, it is...

The Tennis Ball Massage and How It Works

In today’s article, I want to spend some time on the tennis ball massage. I have heard from many of you about the difficulty you are having with the tennis ball. Some complain they are not feeling anything, some say they cannot get the same result as I do with my...

Fix Your Calves Fix Your Feet

Fix Your Calves Fix Your Feet

If you want to fix your calves, try new shoes. I love my Xero shoes, in fact, I own five pairs of different styles. I have been writing about the shoes on the Xero Shoes Facebook page and explaining how the shoes help us physically. Each of you have listened to me...

3 Best Ways to Prevent Heat Exhaustion

3 Best Ways to Prevent Heat Exhaustion

How to heat exhaustion is on everyone's minds these days. Every summer feels like it is hotter than the last and most people talk about how high the humidity is in Florida. I grew up on the east coast of North Carolina and I can tell you the heat and humidity there...

Sitting Too Long Can Actually Kill You

Sitting Too Long Can Actually Kill You

We all know we are living in a time when most people live a sedentary lifestyle. We are sitting too long and not having enough movement in our lives. What we may not know is just how much it can affect the longevity of our lives. In a recent Forbes article, Americans...

Why Good Shoes Cause Foot Pain

Why Good Shoes Cause Foot Pain

Everyone has heard me say over and over that the shoes you wear may be creating your pain. I know, you go to a shoe store and the clerks there recommend a shoe for the specific activity you are doing, but keep in mind they are only trying to stop your pain, not what...

Pain Can Be a Good Thing?

Pain Can Be a Good Thing?

Most people are running away from all pain when, in fact, certain pain is a good thing. Tony Robbins commonly states, “Change occurs when the pain of staying where you are exceeds the pain of change.” Meaning change occurs when changing becomes less painful than...

Neck Pain: Is Your Head Too Heavy For Your Neck?

Neck Pain: Is Your Head Too Heavy For Your Neck?

Neck Pain: Is Your Head Too Heavy For Your Neck? When you complain to me of neck pain, I know many of you have heard me tease you about having too large a brain for your neck. But is it true? What’s funny is the weight of your head can cause neck pain going down...

Is it True That  Back Pain is Difficult to Treat?

Is it True That  Back Pain is Difficult to Treat?

Many people who reach out to me for help are doing so because they’ve found their back pain is difficult to treat. Why is it so difficult? I recently read an article in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and USA Today by Dr. Michael Daignult, entitled “Low Back Pain?” Dr....

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