Why Sitting Should Scare You

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I have a hard time getting my mind wrapped around the fact that sitting is “dangerous” or bad for my health. My tail is firmly rooted in my car seat, desk chair, and couch at night. Of course, the couch might be a figment of my imagination with our two and four year old boys… […]

The Comeback Kid: How to Stay Motivated During Injury Recovery

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Congratulations! By taking action to understand what is ailing you and performing the steps to heal the cause, you are already on the comeback train! But what happens when you’re working towards getting healthy again but the results are slow and you begin to lack motivation? This is where the real challenge begins. How do […]

How Often Should I Come in for a Massage?

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You’re marathon is 3 months away.  You’ve been training hard, putting in higher miles, adding intervals, lifting heavier weights and consuming more calories than you would at Thanksgiving dinner.  You’ve been trying to keep injury at bay with tiger tails, foam rollers and epsom salt baths.  It’s worked so far, but it’s not enough.  You […]

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Headaches and Neck Pain at Work? Upper Crossed Syndrome May be to Blame

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Sitting in at a desk all day could be causing more problems than you realize. The forward head posture and rounded shoulders from which many office workers suffer is often associated with a condition called Upper Crossed Syndrome. This condition can also be accompanied by headaches and neck pain, pain in the upper back and shoulders, and […]

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Interview: One Spartan’s Secrets to Staying Healthy and Balanced

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As we learned from Part One of our interview with professional Spartan Racer Rose Wetzel, transition from the sport of running to the sport of obstacle racing can be backbreaking work. Even though the difficulty of training and time management is substantial, the hardest part may be staying healthy in a sport as inherently dangerous […]