Well-hydrated and supple fascia is crucial to maintaining your natural settings for alignment and function. Maintaining these settings will keep small problems from turning into larger ones, keep injuries from becoming chronic, and keep you mobile and functional for longer through life. Learn more about the importance of fascia and how it works here: bit.ly/2kl18wX
Check out this article and learn how your pain may be caused by compensatory patterns in the body, and how you can relieve and prevent muscle strain and pain patterns by resolving the issues at their source. bit.ly/2qgpaQl
Learn how to increase recovery at home with a foam roller! Foam rolling helps to increase blood flow, increase range of motion, eliminate toxins, and decreases muscular tension by reducing trigger points and scar tissue that builds up over time. bit.ly/2ocjrKR
Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature’s own designs. Herr lost both legs in a climbing accident 30 years ago; now, as the head of the MIT Media Lab’s Biomechatronics group, he shows his incredible technology in a talk that’s both technical and deeply personal — with the help of ballroom dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who lost her left leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and performs again for the first time on the TED stage.
Have you ever thought about the way you breathe? Becoming aware of our breathing can lower our stress levels and affect our overall health. This article outlines a few techniques that may help you relax in less than 10 minutes. http://ti.me/1a0Yg20
Stretching is an essential component of both exercise and health, as it helps to maintain flexibility and range of motion in your joints. Check out 34 illustrations created by Vicky Timón, a yoga expert and author of “Encyclopedia of Pilates Exercises,” to show you which muscles are affected by different stretches. http://bit.ly/1OQLrWx
Dry brushing is a fast and easy way to clean and exfoliate the skin – the largest organ of your body – while also stimulating the lymphatic system. Anyone can do this in as little as 10 minutes for great results everyday! http://bit.ly/1ctuIbS