Use your core to lift properly

Core lifting tutorial for back pain (lifting with your legs myth?)

As you can imagine…I get a LOT of questions about back pain and what to do about it. And to be honest, more than half the time it’s the same general theme. Move your hips better and brace like a baby…especially when you lift. So…amazingly…on the exact same place Abraham Lincoln grew up from the age of 7 to 21, by…

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Abdominal Hollowing vs Abdominal Bracing Lesson from trees

Core Training Lessons From A Tree – Hollow or Brace?

When it comes to core stability there’s 2 main camps… Abdominal Hollowing (pull your belly button to your spine) and the Abdominal Bracing camp (increase intra-abdominal pressure 360 degrees). So today we head to the forest to let two beautiful trees teach us about core stability.  And I’ll let you decide which camp you’re in.  Enjoy

Deep Hip Exercise Barefoot

Deep Hip Awareness Exercise, Barefoot Training, and “Nature as Teacher” Tours

I just can’t help myself. Anytime I get out on a trail and kick my shoes off, I can’t stop myself from talking about hip health. Finding your deep hip muscles is critical to get nice, balanced “centration” and help you make space in the joint and send a message of calm to all the tense “outer” muscles around the…

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exercises for compression fracture

2 Simple Band Exercises For Spinal Compression Fractures

Greetings from the Culpepper farm in Missouri! Spring break gave us a chance to visit Rebecca’s parents and give some rehab and nutrition strategies to her Dad for his recent spinal compression fracture. So you know me, I headed up river to share with you what I shared with him. And a simple green thera-band is all you need. Keep grounding…

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Forward Head Posture Correction From the Falls of the Ohio

Forward Head Posture Correction – Simple Cue To Avoid The Most Common Mistake

This simple cue that mimics a 6 week old infant will help you correct forward head posture much more “organically”.  Enjoy the Falls of the Ohio!  

Bathroom Forward Head Posture Fix

The Bathroom Guide to Forward Head Posture Correcion

Yes the bathroom is actually the perfect place to fix the infamous forward head posture. You’re in there all the time. You use the same movements and posture every time. And using “environmental triggers” like going to bathroom is a proven way to break and create new habits. So I made a new video at the park to make sure…

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Forward Head Posture Correction

Forward Head Posture Correction – 2 Key Elements For A Natural and Unforced Fix

Since I announced “Fix Your Forward Head 30-Day Challenge”, I’ve been getting some interesting emails from people wondering if it’s “too late” to even try fixing long time posture problems. So wanted to share with you what I shared with these fine folks who were asking the question. If you missed the announcement about the FYFHP Challenge, you can learn all about it…

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sciatica disc test

3 Lessons for Releasing Stress, Solving Sciatica, and Healing Your Gut

After a couple months of hibernation and contemplation, I”m back outside at Vissing park this weekend sharing some solid strategies for pain relief, stress relief, and a healthy gut. Here’s want to expect: The “Mindset” Piece… This morning I treated a patient with a headache of several days duration from neck and shoulder tension that was driven by some deep mental /…

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