How to Add More Physical Activity to Your Workday

People who work in an office setting spend the majority of their day sitting. If this is you, chances are that you sit at your desk for at least eight hours. It’s also likely that you sit while commuting to and from work. And—after such a long day—you may decide to...

The Health Benefits of Mindful Deep Breathing

“Take a deep breath.” It’s something we say to each other—and even to ourselves—when the going gets rough and we need to get our emotions under control. But it turns out that this bit of advice isn’t only useful in helping us recover our composure. When practiced on a...

Aging and Posture

As with changes in skin and hair, changes in posture are common with aging. Your bones give your body structure and support, joints attach your bones and allow movement and muscles give you the strength to move your body. Your brain coordinates these and many other...

How to Choose the Right Foam Roller

Foam rolling is gaining in popularity as more people learn about its benefits in treating soft tissue injuries and conditions such as piriformis pain and sore muscles. The first foam rollers were simple pieces of rounded foam. These days, countless alternatives to...

Foam Rolling Techniques

You have learned in the last blog post about the basics of foam rolling. Now we’d like to show you some different techniques with videos made by Dr. Ratio himself.   Basic Foam Rolling   Anterior...