Archive for the ‘body mechanics’ Category

Mar28

The Full Plate with Erica Ballard

Shifting your mind to shift your health Honored to be Eric Ballards guest on The Full Plate this week dropping on the internet TODAY. Get on this health train while it’s still at the station. She is on fire and her content is unparalleled.   I don’t want to spoil anything, therefore, I am not going […]

Aug13

The definitive Guide to Pooping (Constipation Issue)

A year and a half ago poop was a serious problem. It was, to say the very least, one of the most difficult times of my life. Embarrassed and ashamed, there were few people I felt comfortable discussing this sensitive issue with. Aggressive scar tissue had returned from my from many cancer surgeries and nearly […]

Jan24

The Iceman Cometh

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

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

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

  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?

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

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

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