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Directional Fascial Stretching For Joint Preservation

Directional Fascial Stretching For Joint Preservation

Stretching fascia and not just muscle fibers requires different techniques. Fascial Stretch Techniques: 1) Add Resistance to all poses ie:  In the photo Jess is spotting Lucy in a lunge position for quadriceps, hip capsule, and lumbar stretching.  The green line shows Lucy reaching up with tension through her arms and hands and keeping her […]

Posture – The Key to Lasting Physical Improvement

We can change the inside of our bodies, our appearance, even our height simply by learning good posture and how to hold our bodies in proper alignment.    Yes stretching leads to more flexibility and agility but if done with poor posture and a body that is misaligned movement will be limited.  A door can’t […]

Why Everyone Needs Some Yoga

You are well aware that today’s modern lifestyle is a killer.  The daily stress resulting from our current routines, demands and expectations is more than many can bear.  That is why stress is the leading cause of workplace sickness, the root cause of many illnesses and conditions, and a contributing factor to the why, when […]

Treatment for Frozen Shoulder

If you notice that your shoulder’s range of motion is becoming less and shoulder movement is becoming increasingly painful then you may be on your way to a frozen shoulder. Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, is a painful condition that can disrupt your sleep and prevent you from moving the affected arm. Your risk […]
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Benefits of Bare Feet

At Healthy Habits I often ask clients to take off their shoes and exercise in bare feet.  I like clients to feel the ground, this stimulates neurological receptors in the feet which send valuable information to the brain.  Balance and agility improves.   Getting rid of the structured shoe and exercising in bare feet also […]
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Functional Movement Screening

At Healthy Habits we believe that posture and alignment are the root of lasting physical improvement.  Because of our belief we are cutting edge in the health industry.  We spend considerable amount of time learning about our clients’ bodies so we can put together the best exercise plan for each individual.  Because we focus first […]

Spring Cleaning

Spring is a time of renewed energy, I like to use the changes of the season to re-examine my routine and check to see that everything is in balance.  Like exercise, if you aren’t in balance you may find yourself working hard but not achieving the results you want to achieve. Exercise with your body […]

Is Your Nutrition Getting in the Way of Good Posture?

At Healthy Habits we help people permanently thrive through posture and alignment, as the root of lasting physical improvement.  So why do we offer nutritional services?  How does nutrition link to postureandalignment?   Since the foods we eat affect the health of all soft tissue and bone it is important that we look after our […]
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