Move & Strengthen Your Spine For Longevity

spine Jul 13, 2016
 

 I bet you're aware that your spine is an important part of your body. Not only is it located along the centerline of the body, but it is the channel for your spinal cord, which transfers all electrical nerve impulses from the brain into the organs and muscles.

Chiropractic recognizes this...

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The Diagonal Stretch That Helps Relieve Lower Back Tightness By Lengthening Your QL

core running spine Apr 23, 2016
 

The QL muscle (Quadratus Lumborum) connects the back side of the pelvis with the rib cage on each side of your spine. It often acts as the compensatory muscle to the oblique and can get very tight after a long run.   Additionally, there are a lot of other muscle attachments at the base...

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Neck Safety During Push-Ups

spine upper body Jan 30, 2016
 

Push-ups are hard! I know. 

So what do we do when something is hard? 

We slowly build up to it. We don’t throw ourselves into the exercise, doing as many repetitions as our workout buddy, who’s been doing 50 Push-ups a day for the past 20 years.

We’re smart. 

We...

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Have You Been Cheating in Your Core Exercises!?

core spine Nov 29, 2015

Did you know that most people cheat themselves during their abdominal workout? One of the most important things is to keep a neutral spine. What's that, you ask? Let me help you find it. So, let's lie down on our backs.

When you are laying flat on your back, there should be four points of the...

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How To Stabilize Your Spine In Plank

spine Nov 29, 2015

I wanted to share with you all a really great exercise to mobilize the spine: The Cow and Cat. We will also take what we learn here into our plank positions!

There are two really important things to remember during these exercises in order to keep your spine healthy: support and stabilization

Too...

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