Western society has trained us to be short-fused high-tempered instant-gratification seeking humans. This is dangerous for a lot of reasons: it’s tricking us into thinking that an extreme diet is going to fix whatever we think is wrong with our bodies, it’s tricking us into spending thousands of dollars on dangerous supplements, and it’s making
What is “people-first language”? It’s using language that describes the person living with a condition, whereby the condition does not the define the person. Why is this important? There’s an overwhelming amount of literature that shows that people living with a disability (PWD) have a higher incidence of depression, and anxiety. Life living with a
It begins for me, tomorrow. I go into the hospital and begin my pre-surgery preparation. I will be in the hospital for 5 days, though I only need to stay overnight for 2 days. What is ViaCyte? ViaCyte is a company out of San Diego. Their business is stem cell research technology. This particular trial
A lot of people gave themselves the task of “Sober January”. For me, it was all about sugar. I had consumed far too much in December but more importantly, I recognized that my habit needed to be broken, so I needed to be totalitarian about it. What habit needed to be broken? Well, I would
You might be thinking “How could a savoury meat pie be healthy?” Well, I’m here to tell you that you can mitigate the damage rather nicely, and not sacrifice flavour. My mother, who was raised French-Canadian really enjoyed it and felt it was authentic, but it’s also YUMMY, low-FODMAP, and gluten free! Technically, wheat is on the
2018 is almost upon us, and it’s great to use the beginning of a new year to reflect on what worked in the year that is closing, and set some new wheels in motion for the next year beginning. One door closes, another door opens. January is usually the busiest time in any fitness facility.
In the previous post (Part 1), I talked about the contribution of the position of our pelvis on our ability to run properly. Muscles cannot fire properly if we are in an anterior or posterior pelvic tilt. While this is a significant contribution, a lot of runners have more often felt afflicted from the sideways
Part 1 of this topic will address the forward and backward contributors to running. Part 2 of this topic will address side-to-side (otherwise known as lateral and medial) contributors to running. What does the pelvis do? It supports the weight of the entire upper body, as well as contribute to locomotion and posture. It would