Archive for the ‘body mechanics’ Category

Jan24

The Iceman Cometh

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I present to you the Ice bath, the cold shower, and the cold plunge tank. All three equally horrible in their methods of bone chilly cold delivery. But what if I told you depending on dose it could fight depression better than many popular prescription drugs? What if i told you it could calm an […]

Aug27

Canary’s like Me and the Fountain of youth for your Face

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EXTERIOR: New York City  :: Hell’s Kitchen  9th avenue and 40th street- DAY 2pm   We find a bald Caucasian male, athletic…straddling his folding TREK bike in high summer heat outside Port Authority. Smog, gas, and overpowering fumes fill the air from a cavalcade of city buses. He takes a deep breath and is fully […]

Nov11

Marthas Vineyard Heart Explosion

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This past weekend was a two-fold heart explosion. Singing a solo satellite edition of Sing For Your Seniors and doing my first FRED talk at RISE-Vineyard performing arts center. Two times I felt myself in the perfect definition of flow state. Time dropped away, there was no effort in my actions, and my body was […]

Nov07

Keep Fighting-Abdominal Adhesions

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  Singing and dancing through life, adversity, cancer, and abdominal adhesions. I know you’re asking yourself why do I want to know about abdominal adhesions? Why do I care? They are fascinating little structures created by the human body. Someday your knowledge of these little guys may save your life. Also…it’s this month’s blog topic. Abdominal adhesions […]

Jan01

What is the American Gut Project?

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Over the last few years, a topic on which I like to nerd out is gut health. Why? Well after chemo, and a few surgeries mine has been really shitty (play on words intended…My gut has been shitty). If there is one thing that has presented itself as a real chink in my armor it’s […]

Oct11

The Bodcast: Cancer Survivor to healer

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This past week I had the pleasure of being a guest speaker on The Bodcast-Podcast hosted by Michael Buckley and Robyn Shall. Each are talented, passionate trainers who possess a unique voice in the industry.  It was a real treat to be a guest on the show, which has an electric, amped-up pace.  The show is […]

May21

Back Injury

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University of Waterloo kinesiology professor Stuart McGill is one of the world’s foremost experts on spine bio-mechanics. Here, he discusses several pervasive myths about back injury, exercise, proper lifting, and strengthening the core. Plenty of exercise and movement demonstrations teach you better ways to keep your back healthy for a lifetime. 0Shares