3 Minerals to Keep Our First Responders’ Muscles Happy

As a thank you to the firefighters, policemen and women, and other first responders who put their lives on the line to serve us, we dedicate this post. Thank you for your service. It comes as no surprise that our first responders need to be physically able to do their job. Needless to say, the […]

Can Foam Rolling Really Get Rid of Cellulite?

The short answer: sort of. Using a foam roller is a proven way to loosen tight muscles, speed recovery after a tough workout, and prevent injuries. Lately, though, we’ve been hearing about another big benefit of rolling out: banishing cellulite. The FasciaBlaster, MELT Rollers, and Be Aligned Rollers all promise to erase those annoying lumps and bumps under the […]

How to Use Technology to Improve Your Running Lifestyle

When I first ventured into the world of running for health and fitness, I didn’t really have a plan or any idea of how to be effective. I’d run around my neighborhood aimlessly, and usually, I found myself fatiguing far earlier than I wanted to. I even ran into a few injuries here and there, pun […]

Travel with Tiger Tail

It never fails to amuse me when I have to explain to a TSA agent at the airport what exactly the black and orange stick is that I carry around in my bag.   Sometimes they just wave me off and smile and other times they look at it and try to figure out If it […]

7 Steps for the Perfect Doggy Massage

This weekend, I took my pup, Zuri, on his first hike! He bounded up the trail, leaping boulders and splashing through mud, all with a smile plastered on his face. The day after the hike was full of naps, downward dogs, and slow ambles. Unfortunately, the next day was the day of DOMS. That’s right…dogs […]

What You Need To Know: Cupping

Who has a body covered in dark spots and is the king of the water? Introducing Michael Phelps, USA Olympic champion swimmer. While it may look like Phelps and several other Olympic athletes are slowly becoming Dalmatians, these dark purple dots are actually signs of “cupping”. Cupping is an ancient Chinese therapeutic method developed thousands […]

CBD Oil and Your Physical Therapy Regimen

CBD has exploded into the mainstream in recent years and there has been a lot of information published regarding its health benefits – though we should mention that making health claims about CBD is prohibited, since there isn’t sufficient research into the compound. But one of the main reasons CBD (and by extension, cannabis) has […]