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Balance

Do you find yourself using handrails on stairs, leaning against walls, resting on the back of your chair or counter tops? As we age, we start to use subconscious balance “cheats”. These cheats, however, can in fact encourage instabilities by weakening the system. To achieve balance, our brain processes information received from our inner ear, …

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Brace Yourself

When you are told to “brace yourself,” it usually means that you need to be prepared for something unknown to happen. For this reason, I like the term abdominal bracing. If we learn how to wake up our abdominal muscles and brace ourselves, our body will be prepared for whatever challenge the day has to …

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