The MOVE Blog
Nagging Shoulder Pain?
If you have undergone previous therapy for shoulder pain then this exercise may look familiar: If it looks familiar and you still have a painful shoulder, then maybe this exercise was not the most effective or appropriate. This exercise is one of several cookie-cutter activities for the rotator cuff. It is a standard go-to in […] Continue reading
The Gluteal Muscles: More than Seat Cushions
As a society we do a LOT of sitting. We sit during our morning and afternoon commutes, while at work, during meals, and while watching TV or using our mobile devices. This adds up to 12-16 hours per day. Our poor gluteal muscles take most of the brunt, as we shut them down and rely […] Continue reading
Bacon and Butter and Oils, Oh My!
Bacon. Butter. Oils. All very delicious, but feared by many. These fine foods are the some of items that we have learned are “bad” for us. This is what we’ve been told… “Avoid fats if you want to lose weight”, “Avoid fats to lean out and perform better”, and “Avoid fats to stay healthy.” There […] Continue reading
The Important Nutrient You May Be Missing
Nutritional deficiencies are becoming more and more common. With the increased consumption of processed foods, refined carbohydrates and sugary drinks, the overall health of Americans continues to decline. This you probably knew already. What you probably didn’t know, is that WATER is actually the most common nutritional deficiency in the American population. Water is the […] Continue reading
Tug of War
Discover Your Potential We all have the potential to perform better. We just have to know and learn how to use all that we have. The night before my son had a tug of war competition between his class and the other kindergarten classes, I told him, “During tug of war, your power should come […] Continue reading
Barefoot Training or Specialized Shoes?
The MOVE facility has a “no-shoes” gym floor, so most think they can guess my ‘stance’ on barefoot training – not so fast… This tends to be a polarizing topic, especially in the running community. As with most questions I get asked, the answer is not so simple. Some will argue that it is more […] Continue reading
Your Therapist and Your Goals
U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer: “You know, when people say you can’t do something or you aren’t able to do something, I don’t like being told that.” Several years ago, I had the amazing opportunity to observe therapy services at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. It was there I had the distinguished pleasure […] Continue reading