Health

Is Your Health Optimized?

Is Your Health Optimized?

I’d like to introduce a concept that is important for every human being—the concept of health optimization. Of course, we would all want our health to be optimized. We all want to be healthy. Everyone believes they understand what good health can provide, such as a longer lifespan, having more energy, and generally feeling better.

Does Poor Posture Contribute to Health Problems?

Does Poor Posture Contribute to Health Problems?

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND MOVEMENT PART 9

This week we’re going to discuss the first primary principle of an effective movement program for sustained physical health. When I’m consulting with patients in my office, the vast majority of middle-aged individuals already exhibit forward neck lean and have rounded shoulders. Generally, they already have neck pain and headaches. This is often due to abnormal posture. They also typically have tight hips, a tight posterior chain—meaning the muscles that go all the way down their back to the base of their feet—and poor overall core strength.