Posts tagged DTC
The Five Pillars of Health - Movement

So much has been written, discussed, and argued online about what is the “best” workout program to promote health. Is it marathon training? Powerlifting? Yoga? Athletic training? Elliptical vs. treadmill vs. bike? Well, the answer to that question is “Yes!” I will outline a great reason why incorporating aspects of all these things is what will be best for health. First, there is some something I need to clarify.

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Recommendations For Airplane Travel With Back Pain

On average, over 8 million people fly each day! As more and more Americans are flying for leisure and business each year, flying with back pain needs to be considered. Traveling through busy airports and sitting on long plane rides can put an immense amount of stress and discomfort on the body. Whether you’re dealing with chronic or acute back pain, or maybe none at all, flying smart can help avoid later complications.

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Recovery Tips for 19.4

Read below for my tips on how to recover from 19.4 so you can train this week or re-test the workout in a few days! This one looks to be pretty re-testable, so learn from your first attempt, recover, and go get a better score!

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Recovery Tips for 19.3

If you were anything like me, your shoulders were smoked! Read below for my tips on how to recover from 19.3 so you can train this week or re-test the workout in a few days! This one looks to be pretty re-testable, so learn from your first attempt, recover, and go get a better score!

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Recovery Tips for 19.2

If you were anything like me, your legs were blown up! Read below for my tips on how to recover from 19.2 so you can train this week or re-test the workout in a few days! If you’re re-testing this one, you might want to consider doing this protocol a few times between now and your do-over. You’re going to be pretty sore after this one.

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Recovery Tips for 19.1

The first workout of the 2019 CrossFit Open has now come and gone. Oh my quads, that was a burner! For those who missed it, 19.1 was a simple couplet of wall balls and rowing. But anyone with experience in CrossFit knows that simple and easy are NOT the same thing.

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Here’s what you need to have your best CrossFit Open performance.

There’s no way around it; these next 5 weeks are going to be tough. The workouts will challenge you to find gears you didn’t know you have and to perform movements you may not usually do – who else got their first muscle up in the Open? I did! In order to perform your best and to reduce your risk of injury, these 4 things will be key over the next few weeks.

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My Spinal Hygiene Routine

Desk jobs are everywhere and unavoidable in our modern working culture. Even my job as a chiropractor requires a lot more sitting and typing that I would like it to. Extended sitting over a career can lead to many conditions such as weight gain and musculoskeletal pain syndromes like headaches, neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, and hip tightness just to name a few. These conditions often persist because of inadequate self care at home. To best illustrate this, let’s take a look at another common complaint that I can’t really do anything about - dental cavities.

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