Use This Technique to Save Your Neck and Strengthen Your Arms

    It might sound dramatic, but what you’ll learn in today’s post would’ve saved my hairstyling career twenty years ago. Doing hair requires holding the arms up—a LOT! Add to it unconsciously lifting your shoulders with your arms for hours on end while holding a professional-grade blow dryer, brush or scissors, and you get […]

This Unconscious Shoulder Habit Could Be Causing Neck Pain

  Milestones like New Year’s come with pressure to change old habits—like, say, eating microwave popcorn with M&M’s while binge-watching Letterkenny and The Witcher at night… To new ones—like eating an apple and going to bed at 9 pm instead. Snacking at night and staying up late are some obvious habits, but what about the […]

Pull Yourself in Every Direction with this Fascia Technique

Do you ever feel pulled in different directions at the same time? Feel like parking your car far away to get the extra steps, but also want to slide into that sweet spot right by the entrance? Craving chopped chicken salad with spicy ranch, but also jonesing for the pasta with delectable cheese and tomato […]

This Easy Stretch Offers Sweet Relief from Head & Neck Tension

Do you ever get tension in your head, neck, or jaw that won’t let go? Sometimes my scalp squeezes my head so much it feels like my eyeballs are going to pop out. I joke that “I’m thinking so hard my muscles are squeezing my brain,” but it’s actually pretty uncomfortable and makes my head […]

Remove Body Cobwebs with This Simple Neck Exercise

Raise your hand if you love easy exercises that fit seamlessly into your day. If your hand is up, I have an exercise for you to try right away. It’s mostly for your neck, but there’s a good chance you’ll feel this one down to your low back. I’ll demonstrate two ways to practice it, […]

Strengthen Your Mid-Back with a New Twist on a Classic Exercise

Photo of Sydney demonstrating the Bird Dog exercise

  Fine-tuning popular exercises to help you get more out of them is one of my favorite things to do. A few adjustments can give an old exercise a whole new perspective and make it feel brand new. And that’s what we’re doing in today’s video with an exercise commonly called the Bird Dog. I’ll […]