exercise

Video: Exercise for Low Back Pain, Sciatica & Herniated Disc

March 5, 2010

Here is a video for people suffering from lower back pain, sciatica or herniated disc pain. This is a great exercise because it is so gentle and safe. The exercise gently mobilizes the lower back vertebrae and lubricates the joints. It also eases the Lumbar Muscles. Check with a health care professional before you attempt […]

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Video: Exercise for Sciatica & Disc Herniation

March 5, 2010

Here are some exercises for Disc Herniation or Discogenic Sciatica.  The exercises are part of the McKenzie Method.  The exercises are an attempt to take pressure off the sciatic nerve by helping to mobilize the disc back into the place. Check with a health care professional before you attempt these exercises to ensure that it […]

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Exercise Can be a Blast

February 26, 2010

I’m still working on my new direction (not a new year’s resolution) of taking better care of myself so that I can take care of my clients.  This has introduced me to the elliptical machine again, got me a membership a the community pool for some regular swimming and got my behind back into the […]

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How To Relieve the Discomfort of Airplane Travel

February 15, 2010

Just got back from Spain via Amsterdam and I thought I’d share a few tips on how I coped with all the hours of sitting in a cramped little seat with the tiny fork and knife set, the tiny meal, served in the tiny dishes, with the tiny drink in the tiny cup…..  I’m still […]

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Twilight and Muscle Confusion

November 26, 2009

Here is an interesting article about getting that “beach body”.  The catalyst for the article is Chaske Spencer, the star of Twilight: New Moon, who put on 20 pounds of muscle in 3 weeks in order to get ready for the role.  He attributes the success of the work out to “muscle confusion” which changes […]

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Video: Exercises for Neck Pain

November 5, 2009

Here is a video that shows some really simple stretches for the neck. For those of you suffering from neck pain, these stretches are a good starting point as they are gentle and non-aggressive. The stretches can be performed in the seated or standing position and are a great way to break up the tension […]

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