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The Healthy Commute

Oct 21, 2020

It seems a simple enough test: Sit down on the floor and try to get back up without using your hands or knees. 

Might not be as easy as it may seem.

This sitting-rising exercise was designed to predict mortality in middle-aged and older people. Today we discuss how this quick test can assess your overall flexibility,...


Sep 30, 2020

As students worldwide return to school, the time spent on a device or laptop is increasing which causes havoc on their posture. While our devices can be fantastic tools for entertainment and education, the postural effects are something all parents should be aware of. 

Spending 6 or more hours each day on a digital...


Sep 16, 2020

This was a fun show to record... we had too many options to talk about so we decided to record a Random Show! Listen to find out which is the best posture exercise we recommend, what purchase under $100 most helped us over the last 6 months, and what diet changes we have incorporated over the last 6 months. Enjoy!


Sep 2, 2020

As we age, our goals in the gym should no longer be focused on training for peak performance, but for longevity and functional movement. (ie: picking up groceries, bending down to play with grandkids, walking, traveling etc.) In this episode, we discuss the principles of exercise and aging to ensure you can age and...


Aug 19, 2020

For many of us, advancing age brings on more than just grey hair and wrinkles. It also surfaces degenerative changes to the spine. It’s not always the aging process. More likely, it’s the cumulative effect of years of neglect.

Spinal stenosis is one such condition. This is a narrowing of the canal housing the spinal...