Swimming: Still What It’s Cracked Up To Be
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Swimming: Still What It’s Cracked Up To Be

During the past year of the pandemic, many of us have been eschewing our usual haunts where we were able to take part in some exercise.  Now that things are slowly opening up again, let’s take a moment to re-appreciate what swimming can do for us.  Swimming and COVID FIRST, some of you may be…

Muscles: Not Always Easy Getting It Straight

Muscles: Not Always Easy Getting It Straight

Often we hear in fitness that most of our movements in sports and life involve rotation, bending, flexing, and making circles to warm up our joints.  After all, we are dynamic beings, doing all sorts of things, and need to be able to move appropriately for whatever it is we want to do.  Getting loopy…

Getting Bored with Squats?

Getting Bored with Squats?

By now most of you know squats are one of the basic, human moves that we make.  We do them several times a day, every day.  Up and down from a chair, off the toilet, and possibly picking things up off the floor.  Because of that, squats are considered a “must do” in any exercise…

A Day in the Life of Your Core!

A Day in the Life of Your Core!

If you have been hanging around fitness information for a while, you will know that your CORE is super important.  After some dithering about what is included in “the core”, now it is generally recognized to include all of your torso, butt, shoulders, and hips. Given that definition, it should come as no surprise that…

Most Viewed 2020 Blog – Truth or Consequences: Is Your Back Curved or Straight?
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Most Viewed 2020 Blog – Truth or Consequences: Is Your Back Curved or Straight?

As I started looking back at 2020 (amazing that someone would want to do that I know!), I picked out the most widely read and popular blog post.  Turns out it is about backs/back pain/ and solutions.  So I am re-releasing this one as this is obviously a very common problem and always relevant.  Catch…