Neck and Shoulder Injuries On The Rise

Countless people have come in to see me with shoulder problems lately. Some have injured themselves doing push ups or plank, so let’s look at the correct way to do those, as well as some exercises that can improve range of motion, strengthen shoulders, and release the tension that often causes those muscles to tighten…

Biking, Hiking and Gardening?

I’m still outside working in my garden, planting more this week! Believe it or not, we had a frost last week here in good ol’ New England! We hope Mother Nature is done with that now (fingers crossed…). One thing I notice about gardening is that no matter how much I love it, the older…

What Did I Come In Here For?

How is your short term memory these days? Long term memories, like movies and songs from our childhood, seem to stay with us. But how often during the week do you walk into a room to get something and forget exactly what it was that you went in there for? I find myself doing that…

More Snowdays!!!!

Another big storm hit the Berkshires this week! And school closings are driving parents crazy. I don’t know about you, but I don’t remember so many snow days from my childhood. Either school officials call off school more quickly these days or my memories of snow days have gotten mixed up with other childhood memories…

Mindfulness Made Easy

We all know that life doesn’t always go the way we intend. In fact, little and big surprises seem to be always popping up, but when we learn to deal with them in a calm way, the road is less bumpy. Here are a couple of simple tools for relieving anxiety that take very little…

15 Minute Fitness Challenge!

Have you done a 30 Day Challenge yet? They’re quite popular, and fun! They’re also a great way to start a new workout plan because when you complete anything for 30 days, you have a much better chance of making it a permanent new habit; so let’s get started! Here’s my recommendation for those of…