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5 Reasons Why you Might Want to Consider Getting a Coach

By Christina Prevett | December 15, 2019

With the New Year approaching, people are starting to reflect on the end of a decade. There is a sense of renewed zest and people making goals and resolutions. It is this goal setting and planning that makes me think about one of the best decisions I ever made… hiring a coach. BIAS ALERT: I […]

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pudendal neuralgia

pudendal neuralgia: What is it???

By Christina Prevett | October 8, 2019

pudendal neuralgia: Or more common saddle pain When we think about injuries, we need to think about muscles, ligaments, and nerves … even “down there”.  Sciatic nerve pain is a common term that we hear about. It’s a sharp pain that goes down the back of the leg when you’ve had a back injury. But […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Hamstrings and Hips

By Vanessa Kiriakou | August 25, 2019

This week’s featured yoga pose is 3 legged dog. This pose is similar to downward facing dog, which we have already covered, but works to move further. This pose stretches the hamstrings and hips, as well as strengthens the arms and core. It is an amazing pose that really energizes you! Directions: First, start in a high […]

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leaking running

Leaking While Running; how can you build back up to it?

By Christina Prevett | August 20, 2019

Leaking while you’re running or jumping is a pretty common complaint we hear about all the time, but it does have to be that way! Most people think that after they have children this is just what is going to happen from now on. The good thing is it isn’t and we can help you […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Hip Flexors

By Vanessa Kiriakou | August 18, 2019

This week’s featured yoga pose is a low lunge. This pose focuses on the hip flexors, which can be tough to stretch. It’s a great pose to incorporate, especially if you sit a lot! It can be modified to make it more accessible, or more advanced depending on your flexibility and goals.   Directions: First, […]

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Ankle Stiffness; How to Fix it After a Sprain

By Christina Prevett | August 15, 2019

A pretty common thing we hear after a sprain is ankle stiffness. The feeling of just not being able to move it well. So how do we fix it?  What is a sprain and why does it cause ankle stiffness A sprain is anytime you’ve overstretched a ligament causing damage to it The best way […]

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