On my last blog I discussed the effects of running on a treadmill to log our late winter running miles during to this abnormally artic Colorado winter. This encompassed some ideas to stay healthy while running indoors to prepare for outdoor running. What I also realized is that we triathletes and cyclists are probably spending … More Spinning
Blog re-post. Treadmill running! … More Winter on the treadmill
The feet are fascinating. They contain 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 little muscles, ligaments and tendons. Get sweaty feet? They also have over 250,000 sweat glands! They are one of the most sensitive structures in our body. Feedback from our feet provide data for our brain on how to move, hold your … More Feet
In the movie The Matrix the main character, Neo, is famously offered a choice between a red pill and a blue pill. If he takes the blue pill he forgets about learning about the Matrix and goes back to life as he has perceived it. If he takes the red pill, he joins the fight … More The Matrix
The recent movements for the Paleo diet and barefoot running fascinate me. Not so much because I am a huge proponent of either (the correct footwear is very important, but that is a subject for a whole other blog) but rather because how they challenge us to evaluate our current living environments and habits. Proponents … More Paleo
In Italian art, contrapposto is a term to describe a human figure that is typically standing on one leg with their upper body twisting off axis in another direction. The pose can give the figure a dynamic or a more relaxed appearance. Contrapposto can be used to illustrate tension between characters and it can be … More Contrapposto
For those that have been in to the clinic, you know that I make a big deal about breathing. We are respiratory animals. Our growth, development, and function are driven by our respiratory demands. The number one thing we need to live is oxygen. Our bodies will sacrifice everything to get proper oxygen to meet … More The Importance of Proper Breathing
For most of my life I have pushed the limits of my mind and body. The past year I have wrestled alligators, climbed 14ers, and completed and Ironman triathlon. There has always been an insatiable need inside me to push the limits in order to get the most out of life. To Live. To Learn. … More Bring on the interweb!