Does it hurt when you turn your head or when you bring your ear toward your shoulder? The problem could be a tight levator scapulae! This is a muscle that runs from the base of your skull to the top of your shoulder blade.
It an be tricky to massage yourself without a tool, so a theracane is really helpful. Try this massage to get some relief. Do it 6-12 times a session multiple times a day for a few days!
Doctor Ben, not a real Doctor, here! The saying goes, “you are what you eat.” But that’s not exactly true. The truth is you are what you absorb. Many Industrially processed food are harder for our bodies to extract nutrition. I’m going to demo with my favorite example. Skim Milk!
The transverse abdominis, or TVA, is your internal weight belt. It holds all your organs in place and supports the spine. It wraps from the spine all the way around to the front of your belly.
All our time sitting in supportive furniture has limited our capacity to activate this muscle. But no more! Here’s a couple variations of a simple exercise that will reeducate you on how to activate this essential muscle.
Here’s the elephant in the room. The cold truth that no one want’s to accept. Aside from a very small minority, if you’re unhealthy it’s got nothing to do with your genes. There are plenty of auto-immune diseases that are “genetic” but they won’t manifest unless the right lifestyle circumstances exist. Continue reading “Health Isn’t Genetics, It’s Lifestyle”