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Oct 14, 2021

You don't need to stretch your calves if you have plantar fasciitis.

I know this goes against everything you've probably heard about foot pain, but today's episode will help you understand why it's true.

Stretching your calves may temporarily relieve pain, but it doesn't actually resolve the underlying cause.

When it...

Oct 7, 2021

While more stretching might seem like a fix for flexibility and pain, you'll actually have longer-lasting results by building a stronger body and core (and no, I don't mean crunches).

And not by doing a million crunches or leg lifts core strength - I'm talking about the type of core strength that supports and stabilizes...

Sep 30, 2021

How does perfectionism get in the way of your health? On today's episode, I'm joined by clinical and sport psychologist Dr. Eddie O'Connor who specializes in removing barriers to peak performance.

One area that non-athletes can focus on is optimizing sleep.

And while this isn't our typical anatomy-based...

Sep 23, 2021

It's super helpful to have outside eyes when you're trying to solve a tough problem. Which is exactly why I'm currently seeing a physical therapist.

First it was mid back tension for a few weeks. Then it was an ache in my hip. And then tension on the entire right side of my torso.

When all my best tools and tricks only...

Sep 16, 2021

Are weighted blankets worth it?

I've always been curious if replacing my comforter with a 15 lb blanket would help me sleep better. The people who use weighted blankets swear by them, but shelling out $100 to be crushed while sleeping?

I wasn't really sold on the idea.

And then I was gifted one (thanks brother!) and...