The action of breathing is commonly taken for granted; however, dysfunctional breathing can lead to, or be the result of, dysfunction of the kinetic chain. This article will review the difference between proper and dysfunctional breathing, how dysfunctional breathing can lead to kinetic chain dysfunction (or vice versa), and provide
Stress stimulates appetite, it increases abdominal fat, it increases risks for disease and it can even play a role in our intimate relationships. The list could keep going, but what exactly is stress and how is it connected to all these consequences? Examine the concept of stress and discover how
As fitness professionals, we are almost certain to get questions from our clients regarding nutrition and food choices. Help your clients prepare healthier meals with these eight essential pantry items that pack a flavorful and healthy punch!
By Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES Senior Research Director, National Academy of Sports Medicine Dysfunction at the foot and ankle complex can lead to a variety of musculoskeletal issues in other regions of the kinetic chain that can eventually lead to injury. In this article, we’ll review the common postural