The Truth on Stand-Up Desks You may have heard of the severe health consequences of prolonged sitting. In fact, prolonged sitting has been linked to issues from low back pain to a significant increased risk of death. Some have claimed that sitting is the new smoking. But is it really that bad for you? And […]
What if I told you that “positive thinking” isn’t all it’s cracked up to be? Well it turns out that once you think positively, your brain believes the goal is already achieved, and it zaps your energy to accomplish that goal. NYU and University of Hamburg professor, Gabriele Oettingen, is the author of Rethinking Positive […]
Ever hear someone telling you to lengthen your spine? Been advised to stretch your tight back muscles? Don’t listen. The science tells us otherwise. Stretching your spine will at best waste your time, and cause you to bark up the wrong tree looking for a fix or cure. It can make back problems worse, which […]
If you are like 80% of the human race, you’ve likely complained of back stiffness. That would seem to indicate that your back is need of stretching. This seems to make sense on the surface, but recent research calls this into question. As I often say, however, just because it’s logical, it doesn’t mean […]
Most of us know planks are a great exercise, but few are performing them correctly. Sometimes this is because they aren’t aware of what proper technique looks like. But there is another reason why people aren’t performing them correctly…it’s simply too hard for them. Fortunately, there is research that shows what proper technique looks like. […]
Check out the video below to learn how to not succumb to the holiday weight gain myth! Plan ahead and prepare for the holiday season – you don’t need to fall prey to the statistics!