Are Your Hamstrings Actually Tight?

Today we'll demystify and breakdown "Tight Hamstrings."  It's a common diagnosis among a lot of people.  You've probably heard of it or suffered from it at one point as it often keeps you from folding forward and touching your toes. Hamstrings are a bit more complicated than they seem.  They can actually be both "tight" and "not tight" at the … Continue reading Are Your Hamstrings Actually Tight?

How to Sit

For the first time in our history as humans we've reached an era where sitting has become a position that we hold for long periods of time.  Historically, we would stand and move around to work our fields, work in a factory, etc.  Time spent sitting was much less was used for times of rest.  Sitting was … Continue reading How to Sit

Mindful Walking

Whats the #1 thing you do with your entire body everyday? Sit!  (If you don't believe me calculate it here) And how do you get from sitting place to sitting place? Walking! Let's face it, sometimes we have to sit, like when we drive or are at work, So why not be a little mindful and … Continue reading Mindful Walking

Yoga Injuries: Sleeping/Half Pigeon Part III: Soooo Now What?

Congrats!  You made it to Part III, the final installation of this rather lengthy journey detailing the hidden dangers of one of our favorite poses, Sleeping Pigeon.  Even though your brain may feel taxed, know that your hips will forever thank you for it. First, here's a quick recap of the main points on Part … Continue reading Yoga Injuries: Sleeping/Half Pigeon Part III: Soooo Now What?

Yoga Injuries: Sleeping/Half Pigeon Part II: Community Dogma & Alternatives

Hello again everyone!  Welcome to Part II of my Yoga Injuries series specifically focusing on Sleeping/Half Pigeon.  In case you missed it Part I was where I connected all the dots which led to the conclusion that folding forward in Pigeon pose destabilized your hip and allowed the weight of your torso to further grind … Continue reading Yoga Injuries: Sleeping/Half Pigeon Part II: Community Dogma & Alternatives