Why Does My Jaw Hurt?

aka What is TMJ? Maybe your jaw has been clicking for some time. Or you’ve had jaw tenderness and neck pain for just a few weeks. When you consider that we move our jaw upwards of 20,000 times a day while eating, chewing and talking, it can be scary when it becomes...

Best Standing Desks

With phrases like “sitting is the new smoking” floating about the internet, many people (myself included) have turned to standing workstations as an alternative. I enjoy my standing desk because it allows me to productively fidget (aka dance) while working. I also...

How to Make a DIY Standing Desk

You’ve heard the phrase “sitting is the new smoking” and are ready to ditch your chair for a standing desk. If you’re looking for an inexpensive way to have a standing workstation – look no further. Here’s how to make your very own DIY Standing Desk! A 2013...

Constantly Exploring

I hate doing things by rote. It was such a relief when I found Yoga Tune Up and was encouraged to constantly look for novel ways to challenge and move our bodies. The same goes for my personal practice. While I do regular strength training and stretching, I probably...

Impinge Me Not

In preparation for my last workshop, Bulletproof Shoulders, I spent a lot of time researching shoulder injuries to craft my syllabus. Sad news – shoulder injuries are incredibly common. I’m sure you’d be hard pressed to find someone who has never experienced a...

Rolling is Not The Only Answer

A study from earlier this year compared static stretching, foam rolling and a combination of the two to see if one method was best to increase range of motion. Range of motion is how much movement you have at a joint and static stretching is just what the name implies...

Reverse Text Neck

My current podcast obsession is the Industrial Strength Show with Joe DeFranco. Joe is a strength and conditioning coach who does a lot of work with NFL players and is also a masterful teacher and storyteller. I first listened to this podcast for an interview with...

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