092 Why Stretching Doesn’t Work

092 Why Stretching Doesn’t Work

Better flexibility comes from your brain trusting that you can move safely – not your muscles magically getting longer. So why is stretching always recommended when you have pain? And is there something else you can do (that’s faster and has longer-lasting...
091 Workout Consistency During the Holidays

091 Workout Consistency During the Holidays

Whether it’s the nebulous days of WFH or the holidays throwing you off track – if you haven’t locked in your workout habits yet, there’s no time like the present. Consistent movement will bring ease to your mental and physical health unlike anything else.  In...
089 How Does Muscle Memory Work?

089 How Does Muscle Memory Work?

Have you ever heard that muscle memory and muscle confusion are the “secret” to getting stronger? I hope I’m not the only one who imagines tiny brains inside your muscles when you hear “muscle memory”. To be honest, the science behind what’s actually happening is...
087 Why Your Calves Are So Tight

087 Why Your Calves Are So Tight

If you’re a runner – you know what a pain (literally!) calf tension can be. And even if you don’t run, you’ve probably felt the ache of tightness along the back of your lower leg from time to time. But what should you do? Stretching your calves off the edge of a...
085 Why I didn’t go to PT School

085 Why I didn’t go to PT School

I’ve been mistaken as a PT on more than one occasion, but the truth is – I never went to physical therapy school. It’s not that I didn’t try (I applied twice), but between lost transcripts and missed deadlines, the universe had other plans for me.  So in today’s...
083 How to Squat without Knee Pain

083 How to Squat without Knee Pain

Squatting is one of the most natural human moves – but so many of us can’t do it because of issues with your hip, knees, lower back, ankles or feet. So if knee pain is slowing you down, today’s episode is for you. A little bit every day is enough to maintain...

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