Murder Roll

She called it Murder Roll, one of the first classes I held at De La Sol, "squishy pleasure" she thought. Pain then "my body stopped screaming"......,, When I first signed up for Restorative Foam Roll Yoga, I envisioned cuddling with a piece of memory foam. My body was as usual, aching that particular Saturday morning, … Continue reading Murder Roll

The Pain Part Of Life & Foam Rolling

Can we, for a moment, talk about pain, pains in your/our life. We stay in some relationships far too long. They cause us many pains. Pain of disappointment, betrayal, unfairness, unsupportive and loveless. We stay in jobs far too long. Physical pain is endured of standing on your feet all day. The sacrifice to your … Continue reading The Pain Part Of Life & Foam Rolling

Fascia Facts

Imagine your looking at a photo of the human body.  You're looking at the sort of photo that shows all the muscles. And of course we see only what we see....muscles. Now take that gaze a layer deeper.  Not only surrounding our muscles, but classified with three layers (superficial, deep fascia,visceral -also called subserous fascia),  … Continue reading Fascia Facts

All It Took Was One Little Turn…..

Squatting 225 lbs, completing hundreds of kilometers in training and 5 and 10k races, 3 healthy pregnancies, thousands of flights of stairs climbed and all it took was one little turn at the campsite and I was down! Literally down on the ground. All I remember was the sound, pop! Then immediate pain followed by … Continue reading All It Took Was One Little Turn…..

Foam Rolling How Tos & Videos

  *Three mistakes with using a foam roller. *What it is and isn't:  In sharing some how tos on foam rolling, much of what you know about it is contrary to what it actually is.  It isn't a workout; yes it can be uncomfortable and painful in the beginning, no it doesn't take a lot … Continue reading Foam Rolling How Tos & Videos

Post Leg Day Restoring

Post leg day.....the heaviness, the soreness; the signs of a good workout, growth is on it's way. IF.......you heed what your bodies signs are and put some strategies in place to support this process. Everything in life has its good and bad side, the light and dark.  Just as the breathe that fills our lungs … Continue reading Post Leg Day Restoring

What Supp – Glucosamine

This week I celebrated the 7 year anniversary of the camping trip where I torn my meniscus.  Never, ever before had I been so crippled in my active lifestyle. Wish I had an exciting story to go along with the tear, but I was just washing the dishes in a KOA campground.  One little turn … Continue reading What Supp – Glucosamine