September 13, 2019

Here's an interesting study showing the protective effects of vacation on heart health. A study from Syracuse University found that vacationing decreased the risk of metabolic syndrome, which is a collection of risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD). The more ri...

July 12, 2019

For those of you who know me, know I'm all about research and evidence-based practices. Now a study exists for a topic I've been subjectively thinking/ stating for years. 8 out of 9 social media health and weight loss 'influencers' in the UK were essentially sharing no...

June 28, 2019

Let's talk Sciatica. Sciatica is more of an umbrella term used to describe the symptom of pain along the sciatic nerve pathway. Typical symptoms include pain traveling down the leg from the low back, numbness and tingling, weakness in leg and shoot/ shock-like pain. Wh...

June 21, 2019

Here's a great study! A study published in the Lancet (link below) estimated the impact poor diet has on the risk of death from heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. Poor diet and malnutrition is the leading risk factor for death -- larger than tobacco use and h...

June 14, 2019

I'm a big fan of naps; pre-game naps, post game naps, midday naps, morning naps, lazy Sunday naps....you name it! A study presented by the American College of Cardiology (link below) found that midday naps can reduce blood pressure by as much as 3-5 mm Hg (or points on...

March 25, 2019

It is no surprise how important sleep is for both the physical and psychological recovery and performance of an athlete. While certain interventions are not always possible due to demands of training, travel associated with competitions/ play and the 'athletic lifestyl...

March 4, 2019

Here’s an interesting study! During pulldowns, this study shows Latissimus Dorsi (Lats) are most strongly activated when elbows are below the shoulders and less activated when elbows are above the shoulders. The lower Trapezius (Traps) display the opposite. Why is this...

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