Keep It Simple!

Have you seen my latest article up on FluteFocus.com?  There is a plethora of valueable information and articles up on this site, be you a flutist or not.  Here is a sneak peak at my latest article, which you can view in its entirety here:  http://www.flutefocus.com/Health/keep-it-simple.html In it, I discuss the basic principles in designing a workout program.  K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple (Stupid) From the article: Continue Reading →

Foam Rolling Class in Hermitage, TN!

I’m very excited to announce I’ll be leading my first foam rolling class at Next Level Strength and Conditioning in Hermitage, TN. It’ll be 30 minutes of self-massage and just like a good massage, you feel pain followed by relief, difference being YOU are in control of the pressure. You’ll leave the session feeling more relaxed (or possibly more energized), with increase range of motion and Continue Reading →

A New and Improved Shoulder Circuit for Musician and Desk Jockey Health

Today I bring you a post from Coach Nick Tuminello. He has written a whole series on the rhomboids, lower traps, and all those key areas that can be problem spots to musicians and desk jockeys alike.  Whether you spend your day locked in a practice room or locked behind a desk and yearn to have strong shoulders and a pain free back, this article is Continue Reading →

Sleeping Booty: Anterior Pelvic Tilt and Sleeping Butt Syndrome Part I

I have known for quite awhile now that my mom blessed me with a few things relating to my anatomy besides a nice smile and a non-functioning thyroid she also passed on to me her anterior pelvic tilt.  I have a strong suspicion that this is a major contributing factor to the mysterious chronic and migrating hip pain that I have been suffering from over the Continue Reading →

Become A NASM Certified Personal Trainer Like Me

The National Academy of Sports Medicine is the certification agency through which I became a personal trainer.  I plan on soon obtaining an advanced specialization of Corrective Exercise Specialist.  They offer three different specializations: CES (Corrective Exercise Specialist) and PES (Performance Exercise Specialist), and their newest specialization: the FNS or Fitness Nutrition Specialist. NASM focuses on assessment, correcting muscle imbalances, which is imperative to optimal performance.  Continue Reading →