mind-muscle connection

Is The Mind-Muscle Connection Real?

Bodybuilders have talked about the mind-muscle connection for a while now.  And of course, if one person has an opinion on training, you’ll have another person that calls it a myth. And if there is one thing I love to do, it’s busting fitness myths!  But what if it’s more than just a bro-science myth?  […]

Six Ways Exercise Can Prevent and Treat Anxiety

Exercise is one of the best ways to maintain your physical health.  But many people don’t realize how vital it is for mental health as well.  It reduces your chances of dementia, improves memory, and decreases the number of anxiety and depressive episodes you might experience.  If you are one of the people that relies […]

Injured Or Just Sore? 7 Ways To Tell The Difference

To lift or not to lift? Ah, that is the question! You are probably sitting there wondering whether you should go to the gym or call the doctor.  “Did I injure myself or am I just extra sore from my workout?”  Because, yes, a hard workout can make you really sore the next day. But […]

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How To Choose The Best Turmeric For Pain Relief

Traditional eastern medicine uses turmeric to treat a wide variety of conditions. And it has a long history of use as a cooking spice. Many of my patients ask me about taking turmeric after their workout to prevent pain and inflammation, or for treating their arthritis. And so I’ve looked into the research and found […]

shoulder pain

The 12 Most Common Causes of Shoulder Pain and How To Treat Them

I take care of hundreds of painful shoulder injuries every year.  And I spend a lot of time in the gym. So I get to see all the mistakes people make while exercising and how it can mess up their shoulders. And I don’t want you to become one of those statistics! Fortunately, shoulder pain […]

negative self talk

Three Techniques to Stop Negative Self-Talk

Have you ever stopped to think about how you talk to yourself? Are you your own greatest cheerleader? Or are you your greatest critic? Negative self-talk is when you tell yourself things like “I can’t do it” or “I’ll never get this” or “I should just stop trying.” Negative self-talk can lead to poor performance […]

positive self-talk

Positive Self-Talk: Four Techniques To Improve Performance

How many of you have had a bad day and thought “I suck, I’m never going to get this” or maybe “I should just give up, I’m getting any better.  In fact, I might be getting worse!” I’m sure you have. Most of us do! But would you ever say something like that to one […]

Distal Biceps Tendinopathy: Prevention and Treatment

Sun’s Out, Guns Out! Everyone likes to have nice, toned arms. And a key to that is some great looking biceps! But that takes a lot of work. And all those hammer curls and pull-ups can take a toll on the tendons of your arms. That’s why distal biceps tendinopathy is one of the most […]

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