The Path To Wellbeing
Guest Column: by Lynn Bjorklund
I started Egoscue® with Jessica in 2010 when I was in a downward spiral with numerous injuries. Each year I tried harder and could do less. Most people chalk it up to just getting older and that is what is normal to expect. I didn't want to believe that, so I...
Hand position on the bar is determined by abducting the arms to the side, bending at the elbows, rotating upwards and reaching straight up to grab the bar.
The thumb wraps around the bar with the other fingers...
Lie down on a bench with your knees bent and feet flat on the bench.
Distance between your heels and butt is ~ 6".
Arms extended directly above the chest.
Weights are facing each other with the palms down....
The month of January is a time of natural transition where we say goodbye to the previous year and excitedly enter into the new year. It is the one time on our calendar that as a society we vow to make positive changes and take action.
If the timing is right and motivation is high, then...
1. No Lift Lines and Cheap Trail Passes
With multiple trails all accessed though human power there is rarely an opportunity to be slowed down by others. The solitude, beauty, quiet, and undisturbed snow creates a magical environment.
Over the holidays several years ago my husband and I were...
Although we all learned anatomy as separate muscles doing individual jobs recent research is showing this may not be the way our bodies work at all. Tom Myers, a leader in this field and author of the book Anatomy Trains contends that the body is an integrated whole connected through a...
During the holidays when the pace of our lives accelerates with more commitments and longer to do lists the first sacrifice we often make is ourselves. Many of my clients have difficulty exercising regularly, eating healthy, and managing stress at this time of year.
In her book, "...
Every April in New Mexico I observe hundreds of people walking many miles on Good Friday before Easter to El Santuario de Chimayo Shrine. As I...
For athletes with a day job the holiday break away from work can provide extra training time. A training camp is simply consecutive days of participating in a sport(s). It is an excellent way for master athletes who generally have limited training time to give their fitness a boost. A...
Back Row on Commercial Strength Training Machine
Sit tall with straight vertical alignment from the hips to the ears.
Neutral spine with a slight arch in the lower back.
Feet hip width apart and flat...
According to Martin E. P. Seligman, Ph.D., a leader in Positive Psychology, and author of "Authentic Happiness" one cause of low life satisfaction and contentment is failure to express gratitude and taking things for granted.
"Gratitude is an appreciation of someone else's excellent moral...
Do you have joint or muscle pain? It may be your posture. According to the Egoscue Method® of posture alignment the...