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The ancient Chinese Medicine practice of Cupping dates over the past 3,000 years. Cupping techniques have helped treat a range of disorders and symptoms. Cupping has shown to provide added benefits when combined with other alternative treatments such as Myofacial Relea...

Fascia! 

Everyone seems to be talking about fascia these days. But what is it really?  

Here is a video of fascia inside of a human forearm under 25x magnification. 

 

Fascia runs throughout your entire body like a three dimensional interconnected spider web. Fascia a...

 

Unless you spend most of your workday like this guy, you may be suffering from a condition known as Upper or Lower Crossed Syndrome. This was first recognized by Dr. Vladimir Janda.  These conditions are becoming increasingly common with people who spend much of...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you Hana Medina for the interview and having us a part of your piece on injury prevention!  

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Do you remember the last time you were able to squat like this?  

 

We were all born with the ability to squat.  As we age, many of us lose our ability to squat stemming from a change in lifestyle activities and habits.  

Some habits include an increase in...

"Dear Stretcher,

How long should I be holding a stretch for?  Is it better to stretch before or after I work out?" 

-Sam G

 

Pre-workout stretching should only consist of a dynamic stretch routine incorporated into a warm up.  Dynamic stretching (stretch...

You're a quarter mile out from the end of that race you've been training for all year.  Out of nowhere, an unbearable pain seizes up your calf and you're hardly able to stand.  This is the sudden onset of a muscle cramp.

 

Muscle cramps are often related to deh...

 

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be the best athlete you can be?  Want to know where you may be falling short?   Here is some information that may help you.

 

There are five primary components of fitness:

 

1 Flexibility

2 Body Composition...

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