Post-exercise Stretching and Recovery

Post-exercise Stretching and Recovery

In a previous article, we discussed how to perform a proper warm up prior to exercise and advanced physical activities. But what should you do after you exercise? There are many factors that influence recovery after physical activity, and static stretching has...
Optimizing Your Warm Up

Optimizing Your Warm Up

The start of a new year has many of us re-committing to our wellness and movement goals! But sometimes we get so focused on achieving our fitness goals that we miss the important preparation a warm up brings. The warm up prepares your body for more advanced activity:...
What is Pain: Three Perspectives

What is Pain: Three Perspectives

Pain can be mysterious, especially persistent pain. Virtually everyone knows what pain feels like. But do we understand what pain really is and how it comes about? With pain, knowledge is power. Here are three definitions that I have found helpful to better understand...