Category Archives: Health

Spring Clean YOU!

"You are never to old to set another goal or dream a new dream." --C.S. Lewis What does “spring cleaning” mean to you? When the sun starts shining and the weather warmer, we gain new energy and momentum around cleaning and organizing our houses, cars, garages, you name it! We are out of hibernation mode. I'm excited...
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Fix Your Squeaky SI Joint

This is an article from David Dellanve and Doctor of Physical Therapy, Erika Mundinger, with Movement Minneapolis. I've seen both these folks speak at The Fitness Summit in May. Both pretty much rocked my world with David's biofeedback and Erika's presentation on the SI joint. I've been having SI joint issues lately...I think it's because we've been...
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Perseverance and Everyday Life

Perseverance: steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. I’ve been thinking a lot about perseverance, tenacity, steadfastness, etc. What it means to me, to my life. It has come up a lot regarding my kettlebell training, but it applies to so much more. I’ve been focused on kettlebell work for a couple of...
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What is an FMS?

What is a Functional Movement Screen (FMS)? [caption id="attachment_630" align="aligncenter" width="225"]The Overhead Squat The Overhead Squat[/caption] The FMS is a ranking and grading system that documents movement patterns that are key to normal function. By screening these patterns, the FMS identifies functional limitations and asymmetries. These are issues that can reduce...
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Kettlebell Research: What Science Says

This is reposted from IDEA, by Len Kravitz, PhD on Feb 04, 2013. Kettlebells have enjoyed growing popularity as a full-body training tool for improving cardiovascular health and musculoskeletal fitness. Yet for all the enthusiasm among personal trainers, experimental research on the effects of KB training was scant until last year, when studies began showing up in peer-reviewed...
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