Top 5 ways to relieve post-injury pain

relieve post-injury pain

Lingering pain following an injury or muscle strain can keep you from progressing in your workouts/sport and even engaging in the things you enjoy.  Or, maybe your pain comes from lifestyle issues such as a sedentary job or lack of exercise.  I understand lingering pain very well due to multiple injuries over the years and…

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Importance of workout recovery

Prioritizing workout recovery Workout recovery is an often overlooked key component of an exercise program.  It’s an impatient society we live in.  We know what we want, and we want it NOW.  “More, more, more!” seems to be what’s on our minds: more exercise, more cardio, more caloric restriction.  And when “more” doesn’t work, it must mean it’s not enough…

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Carpal tunnel relief today!

transverse carpal ligament compressed median nerve

What exactly is carpal tunnel? First, let me explain in simple terms what carpal tunnel is.  It is a pinched nerve – the median nerve – that runs from the base of the skull right behind the ear, down the side of the neck, down the front side of the shoulder, bicep, and forearm to…

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Post holiday workout at home

In a post holiday workout rut?  Dust yourself off and get moving! Feeling guilty for too many indulgences this holiday season?  Time to move on – and get moving!  We are half way through January – no more excuses.  This post holiday workout is fast and can be done with minimal space and equipment! Do…

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10 common low carb diet mistakes

low carb diet mistakes

Are you making any of these low carb diet mistakes? Don’t unknowingly sabotage your fat loss efforts.  Don’t find yourself making some of these common low carb diet mistakes! You’re still eating too many carbs.  Although you may have cut way back on carbs from what you used to eat, you still may not be…

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10 exercises to relieve low back pain

Relieve low back pain Low back pain is common and can be debilitating, keeping you from engaging in your favorite activities.  Low back pain is usually caused by a variety of factors including a weak core and tight muscles… Desk jobs, poor posture, driving, couch sitting, and even repetitive exercises (such as biking) may be…

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12 signs you have gluten intolerance

What is gluten intolerance? Gluten intolerance is a physical condition in your gut.  Gluten is a large protein found in wheat, barley, and rye that when eaten can cause a person’s digestive system to react negatively.  Undigested gluten proteins are treated like a foreign invader by the body, causing a wide variety of symptoms.  The…

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Reverse Dieting for fat loss

Reverse Dieting

You’re weight loss has stalled, OR, you’ve reached your goal…now what? Weight loss is not as simple as “calories in vs. calories out.”  Many have the idea to keep eating less and/or exercising more in order to lose weight or get better muscle definition.  If this were true, then where does it stop? Or, what…

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Paleo Banana Bread

Paleo banana bread

Paleo banana bread:   Ingredients 4 very ripe bananas 4 organic eggs 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 cup coconut flour 1 tbsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp stevia 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup semi-sweet choc chips (optional) 1/3 cup chopped unsalted walnuts (optional) Directions Mix eggs, coconut oil,…

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