Stop Doing Things You Hate

Stop Doing Things You Hate

There’s a very popular reservoir here in LA that has a constant stream of people walking and running around it. With the little outdoor space we have in this sprawling city, people want to take advantage of dirt and daylight. But if I had a dollar for every person who...
Your Body is Always Growing

Your Body is Always Growing

Did you know that your body never stops growing (and I’m not talking about around the middle)? It’s true! And while I may never grow the extra two inches my mom kept promising I would in college, the cells inside my body (and yours) are constantly renewing....
Not all Exercise is Movement

Not all Exercise is Movement

I mentioned the idea last week that not all exercise is movement and I want to expand on it because it’s something important to consider on your journey towards moving better and feeling better every day. You see, your body doesn’t really care if you’re at the gym...
Is Counting Steps a Waste of Time?

Is Counting Steps a Waste of Time?

When it comes to daily step count, does getting 10,000 steps a day really matter? The reason most fitness trackers use 10k as the goal step count is that you are more likely to have also logged about 5 miles and 30 minutes of exercise, which aligns with the CDC’s...
Do I Need to Workout Everyday?

Do I Need to Workout Everyday?

You need to brush your teeth every day and you need to eat every day. But you do not need to workout every day. I know, it’s shocking and goes against what all the internet fitness gurus will tell you that you need to do for washboard abs and a chiseled...

Chronic Pain and the Gate Theory

Our nerves are not as smart as we think they are. They do one thing: send signals to the brain and spinal cord. It’s then up to the brain and spinal cord to interpret the message. While there are nerves for different tasks (movement, signals to the brain and signals...

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...

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