Tag: diaphragm

  • Take a deep breath and improve your athletic performance

    Take a deep breath and improve your athletic performance

    Do you want to shorten recovery time, increase stamina, decrease stress, sharpen your focus, and improve your athletic performance? Take a deep breath and read on! As athletes, the importance of breathing is often overlooked. After all, everyone breathes all day every day, so why think about it? This blog post will explore some breathing…

  • Self-care for the Abdominals and the Diaphragm

    Self-care for the Abdominals and the Diaphragm

    When it comes to self-care most people are familiar with the major players.  The quads, hamstrings, upper back, lower back, mid back, neck, hands, feet, and arms are all represented.  Everyone knows their trouble spots and how to go about smashing, stretching, and grinding them into submission.  But, how well do you know your diaphragm? …

  • The Mysterious Side Stitch

    The Mysterious Side Stitch

    We’ve all been there at one point or another. Heading out for a daily run or walk feeling relatively fine just to be greeted shortly after by that sudden, sucker punch of a sharp pain along the side of the lower ribs taunting you to pull over and curl into a ball on the side…