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Side Plank to Spare Your Shoulder

Does your shoulder talk to you when you do the side plank exercise?  That’s a red flag that the core muscle that should be working during the exercise isn’t.  Here’s why you feel the side plank exercise in your shoulder. Side Plank Muscles Worked The side plank specifically targets the Quadratus Lumborum (QL, pictured below) ... Read More
 

Importance of Scar Tissue Massage

I’ve reached a breaking point with the amount of clients I’ve seen with overactive scar tissue. If you’ve had surgery or have significant scars, you need to understand the importance of scar tissue massage. When you’ve had surgery, your brain sends loads of information to that area in order to heal.  That’s crucially important.  The ... Read More
 

Quieting a Popping Hip Flexor

You’ve heard it:  that hollow clunk your hip makes during certain exercises. It doesn’t hurt, but good lord, it sure doesn’t sound good. You’ve probably heard that it’s a tight hip flexor muscle or tendon popping over the bone.  The solution must be to stretch your hip flexors, right?  Wrong. Read on to discover how ... Read More
 

Where Should I Feel This Exercise

Have you ever found yourself asking, “where should I feel this exercise?”  Or “what muscle is this exercise working?” Then when you get an answer, you definitely don’t feel it where you’re supposed to.  So what gives?! The video below explains what might be going on. *Hint: it has to do with underactive muscles. Where ... Read More
 

Diastasis Safe Exercises

Every mom has a different recovery after giving birth, but all moms want to get their body back.  If you have a diastasis, you may feel like you’re limited on what core exercises you can do.  Diastasis safe exercises may not be challenging enough.  So what can you do to effectively work your core? Better ... Read More