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The Psoas is Major

The Psoas Major is much simplified in our quick-fix remedies for fitness pain and improvement. Much has been written and there is still much to say. For those who are not yet familiar with the function of the psoas, lets begin by acknowledging some of the basics. Summarized, it is common knowledge that the psoas flexes […]
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The Intelligent Stretch That Keeps The Runner, Running

Running is a tremendous form of cardiovascular fitness. If programs are managed properly running can be a source of recreation and lifelong enjoyment. In fact most runners only ever stop running because of injury. Faulty posture and uneven loading of joints while running is what will inevitably lead to injury. How can runners stretch and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Flexibility — Use It Or Lose It

As we get older our flexibility deteriorates, often due to a less active lifestyle.  But we need our flexibility to help us perform our daily activities with ease and without aches and pains.  Reduced mobility of joints and tighter muscles create compromised body movements and posture habits that throw our bodies out of alignment leading […]

Saving Your Low Back

  Our last post, “Activate Those Glutes! Stretch Your Psoas” dated Friday August 12, 2012 talked about how to activate the glutes.  An important motivator for using your gluteal muscles (your buttocks) is to avoid lower back injuries.  Not using your glutes places too much strain on your lower back.  You’ve heard that you should […]
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