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How happy are your feet?

Did you know that in your lifetime (assuming you live to 80 years), you will have taken over 216 MILLION steps? That’s around 110,000 miles! Feet are complex- they are made of 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, and 19 muscles and they allow us to interact with the ground. They must be stable enough … Read More >


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Why You Need to Work on Your Glutes

Let’s talk about the booty! These muscles are way more than just for show- they are the powerhouse for human movement. We have a team of three gluteal muscles (and some smaller accessory muscles) which provide strength and stability to the lower body and pelvic area. We use them when we walk, run, dance, jump, … Read More >


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How Strong Is Your Core?

What is the Core? Many of us think of the core as just the “abs”. However, our core is a complex of many muscles in the trunk of the body- like the pelvic floor, transverse abdominis, obliques, erector spinae, psoas major, gluteus maximus, trapezius, and diaphragm. The core acts to stabilize the spine and provide … Read More >


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Mindful Walking

For the busy person, finding unplugged quiet time for meditation or mindfulness may feel impossible. Mindful walking a great way to reap the benefits of a mindfulness practice throughout the day (and an excuse to get outside)!  Connecting deeply to your movement, breath and surroundings have been shown to have a rejuvenating effect on the … Read More >


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Benefits of Regular Stretching

While many people may associate stretching with their workouts, loosening up before or cooling down after, it’s actually a very beneficial practice to get into every single day regardless of your workout routine. Whether it’s first thing in the morning, every hour or two throughout your day, or winding down before bed, taking a few … Read More >


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