Archive for the ‘just move’ Category
I remember a conversation I had with a wonderful friend many years ago. She was really getting into running and confided in me her motivation: “I work out a lot so I can eat whatever I want.” I remember, once upon a time, thinking a similar thought. Of course that idea came crashing down as [...]
Did you enjoy building with blocks as a kid? I honestly don’t know if I did (I don’t know if owned any blocks), but for some reason I find myself drawn to blocks now that I have children of my own. I *may* have bought my little girl her first set of wooden blocks before [...]
I am definitely an advocate for breastfeeding. And yet, despite all the benefits that come from it (for both baby and mom!), I have noticed one drawback. It’s something I like to call the “Bad Nursing Posture Syndrome” (BNPS – my very “technical” made-up term). During those first few months after my little C was [...]
Remember back when I talked about your toilet being a health hazard? Well, here I go again… about to rat out one of the most basic aspects of human living. Shoes. And I’m not just talking about the obvious death-defying fashion faux pas here… Nope. Unfortunately, the vast majority of shoes we have access to [...]
Last week I talked about why I really don’t like doing crunches. (You can read that here). Not only are they potentially dangerous, but they really are not effective for core training. But what exactly do I mean by “core strengthening”? Maybe we should start there first.