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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
 

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
 

Stop Doing These Exercises

“Stop exercising.” That’s something you would never expect a personal trainer to say, right? But in some cases, this has been my advice to my clients. I would never tell my clients to stop exercising all together because there is an appropriate exercise option out there for everyone.  But the challenge is to make the ... Read More
 

Rethinking Inner Thigh Strength

Once upon a time, I made a little video making the case for not strengthening your inner thighs. I recently watched it again and my advice is still on point.  However, I’ve been working with a client recently who has me rethinking inner thigh strength. If you want to watch the video for background information, ... Read More
 

Key Takeaways from Neurokinetic Therapy

Growth is outside of your comfort zone. I’ve heard the above phrase a number of times and it accurately described my feelings as I traveled to New York City for a Neurokinetic Therapy workshop. It was my first time taking a train and navigating around a huge city by myself.  But, it was worth it! ... Read More
 

The Relationship Between C-Section Scars and Ab Function

  They say C-section recovery is the hardest. It’s major surgery after all.  And the scar that you’re left with doesn’t help matters when it comes to well-functioning abs. Read on to discover how your cesarian scar can really disrupt the function of your core. Muscle Tissue vs. Scar Tissue Normal muscle fibers run in ... Read More