Pelvic Tilt and the Water Bowl

Fact: Your rectus abdominis has more than a "6 pack". You're really getting  a bargain with a 10 pack, or 10 bellies to the muscle. Fact: Your 10 pack aids in a posterior pelvic tilt. Assumption: Everyone knows what posterior pelvic tilt means. This week I drew the rectus abdominis…

Releasing Tibialis Anterior

Last week I drew a picture of the muscle tibialis anterior to help you familiarize yourself with this lower leg muscle. (Each week I'm going to publish the new ones to my facebook page, so be sure to check them out!) Tibialis Anterior (TA) originates at the lateral condyle of…

Sisterhood Everywhere

A little over 8 months ago I received a newsletter from Jen Sinkler about something called the Radiance Retreat that her, Jill Coleman, and Neghar Fonooni were leading in March. I read the email, looked at the website and pretty much bought the plane ticket. At this point in my career I was making ends meet…

Get Your Push Up On

Let's talk about the push up - the full body plank, all the way to the ground and we can't forget about the getting back up part - push up. Why is this dang thing so hard? We are strong women, but there's just something missing that is making this…

The Unicorn of Workouts

Let’s talk about the unicorn of workouts. You know, the thing that’s going to give you the biggest results in the least amount of time. Everybody wants some of that! I know you’re thinking that it doesn’t exist. But, it does! This type of workout will get you fitter faster,…

That Time I Went to a Nudist Beach

Last week around this time my husband and I woke up to a beautiful day in Hawaii; our first mission of the day was to partake in a local nudist beach. And, when I say partake...I mean, we-took-all-of-our-clothes-off-in-a-public-space. And, the result wasn't shame, rather something I wasn't quite expecting. But,…

Massage Therapist FAQs

Last week I talked about the process of getting a massage - how the session usually goes and what you can expect from your therapist. While writing that post, I realized that you might have some questions that weren't answered or answered...enough...in that post. So, here are some FAQs to…