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sciatica hip pain

The Complete Guide to Do-It-Yourself Sciatica Hip Pain Relief

By Sarah Stockett | September 2, 2019

Sciatica hip pain is debilitating. Without warning, a sharp zing of pain shoots down your leg and drops you to the ground. Here’s how to fix this yourself.

a drawing of the gluteus maximus muscle

Improve Your Gluteus Maximus Function and Get Rid of Hip and Back Pain

By Sarah Stockett | August 18, 2019

By improving your gluteus maximus function, you could get rid of your hip and back pain. Here’s everything you need to know to make this muscle stronger.

A drawing of all the muscles in the adductor group of muscles

The Ultimate Guide to Your Adductor Muscles–Everything You Need to Know to Be Pain-Free

By Sarah Stockett | August 18, 2019

Your adductor muscles are commonly known as your inner thighs. Here’s everything you need to know to keep these important muscles strong and healthy.

woman practicing nadi shodhana pranayama

Reduce Anxiety Just by Breathing! Here’s How.

By Sarah Stockett | August 4, 2019

Did you know yogis use a breathing technique that reduces anxiety and calms your thoughts, mind, and body? Here’s how to practice Nadi Shodhana pranayama.

a drawing of the rectus abdominis muscle

What You Need to Know to Build a Strong Rectus Abdominis Muscle and Powerful Core

By Sarah Stockett | July 26, 2019

The rectus abdominis muscle is best known as the 6-pack abs muscle, but it’s not just lovely to look at. This muscle is one of your body’s hardest workers.

a drawing of the external oblique muscles

What You Need to Know for Strong External Oblique Muscles (and Back Pain Relief)

By Sarah Stockett | July 26, 2019

If you have ever had low back pain, a potbelly, or difficulty bending to the side or twisting; you need to learn about the external oblique muscles.

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Strengthen Your Core and Shoulder Muscles with Pilates Side Bend

By Sarah Stockett | July 19, 2019

Pilates Side bend is a classic Mat exercise. It looks simple, but if your scapular stabilizers and spinal muscles are dysfunctional, it’s challenging.

a girl with braids

Hair Grooming Syncope and Your Child: What All Parents Need to Know

By Sarah Stockett | July 13, 2019

I had never heard of hair grooming syncope, but when I learned that my niece made an unexpected trip to the hospital because of it, I started researching.

a picture of the classic version of the Pilates Hundred exercise

Beginner, Expert, or In-Between–7 Versions of the Pilates Hundred Exercise That Will Strengthen Your Core

By Sarah Stockett | July 11, 2019

The Pilates Hundred exercise is a great choice for strengthening your core. Plus, with these seven variations, you can choose the style that’s best for you!

a drawing of the internal obliques abdominal muscles

What’s the #1 Muscle Anyone with Back Pain Needs to Learn About?

By Sarah Stockett | July 4, 2019

The internal obliques help us rotate, bend to the side, and bend forward. But, their ability to eliminate back and hip pain is why you’ll love them!