If you have ever had this question, you are not alone: medical insurance is a confusing topic. With open enrollment period currently in effect, understanding the various aspects of insurance coverage is not only relevant, but crucial.  This article provides a general overview of some of the common questions our patients have about their health…

The entirety of your massage experience will be particularly based on the overall skill of your chosen massage therapist. Naturally, if your massage therapist is skilled, then your experience will be no less than great and vice versa. This is why it is so important to know how to choose your massage therapist before scheduling…

Proper body mechanics refers to the way we move as we carry out our day-to-day activities. It includes how we position our bodies when performing tasks and when doing basic things such as sitting, standing, carrying, bending, sleeping and even lifting objects. It involves the way the muscles, skeleton, and the nervous system coordinate to…

Blood Flow Resistance (BFR) training is gaining more traction in research and practical application. I talked about BFR nearly five years ago. Since then, others have done different types of blood flow restriction for many years (like KAATSU). However, research is still being done to determine the effectiveness and best protocols for BFR. Luckily, we…

Do you feel as if your young athlete is not improving? Do they seem to be tired or sore days after practices or games? Parents do their absolute best to keep up with their young athlete’s daily schedule. They are practicing, taking lessons, and competing two to six days a week.  They play multiple sports…

“Why am I not losing weight when I am working hard and eating right?” As a professional trainer, I hear this question all the time. Many people want the quick fix to weight and body fat loss. They have this crazy desire to lose a ton of weight and/or body fat in a short time….

Why should you lift heavy at the gym? Everybody these days wants to lose weight, burn body fat, and/or build muscle. How does one go about it this exactly? Most of the time, people struggle to shed weight or burn body fat because they forget to adjust their diet. People think they can give half effort and…

When you are at the gym, what question do you think gets asked frequently?  How much do you bench press?  Let’s face it, bench press can be a big ego booster for some. What is holding people back is that they do not know how to do it properly.  Knowing the right positioning, what muscle…

Who wants to be the big time athlete in their sport? How are you going to get to the top? In today’s athletic world, some youth athletes are beginning to lift weights. The dedication and the seriousness that I see from 8-18-year-olds is amazing. I am lucky enough to have hard working athletes who buy…

Are you not losing weight?  Have you just about given up trying to lose weight?  All I have to say is hold on Debbie downer! Let me help! Nobody said weight loss was easy! It is these bad habits that are very common that make life difficult when it should not be. The 1st step…