Sit-Ups and Abdominal Crunches Are Awful For You

Think doing sit-ups and abdominal crunches will build a powerful core that will protect your low back? Think again! It is always surprising to me how long it takes the sports world to catch up to research. As a track and field/cross country coach, I still, at every single meet, see athletes static stretching right Read more about Sit-Ups and Abdominal Crunches Are Awful For You[…]

Diaphragm Breathing

Do You Know How to Breathe?

An old Sanskrit Proverb states “For breath is life, so if you breathe well you will live long on earth.” And, this proverb speaks to the body on so many different levels! As Donna Farhi states in The Breathing Book, “Breathing affects your respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, gastrointestinal, muscular, and psychic systems, and also has a Read more about Do You Know How to Breathe?[…]

An Eye Opening Experience

Two years ago, I was suffering for 6 months with extreme low back pain. I couldn’t run or workout, I couldn’t sit for extended periods of time, I couldn’t sleep comfortably, my entire lifestyle was turned upside down. For lack of better words, it sucked! I was in chiropractic school at the time and I Read more about An Eye Opening Experience[…]

My First Blog of Many to Come

“Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions – Why am I doing it, what the results might be and will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead.” –Chanakya I’ve never written a blog in my life before. However, to answer the question Read more about My First Blog of Many to Come[…]