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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...

Sep 9, 2021

Movement restrictions are super common if you're working with a PT or are recovering from surgical procedures. And it wasn't uncommon for me to work with patients in the physical therapy clinic who had been given similar instructions to avoid specific movements for a specific amount of time.

But there was always the...

Sep 2, 2021

Neck, back, shoulder, hip, and foot pain all share one thing in common - the solution starts with better alignment.

Don't get me wrong, I'm not pitching posture as a magical fix, but one of the few lessons I remember from physics is about levers and the truth is it's less work for your muscles (and fascias) to hold you...