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CROSSFIT ADVANTAGE SELF-CARE RESOURCES & MOVEMENT PREP

SQUAT: How to Improve Squat Mobility

SNATCH: How to Improve Your Mobility & Performance

DEADLIFT: How to Improve Mobility & Protect Low Back

PULL-UPS: How to Protect Your Shoulders & Activate Your Lats

Knee Pain: How to Diagnosis & Treat

Bicep Tendonitis: How to Diagnosis & Treat

Neck Pain: How to Diagnosis & Treat

How to Find & Release Trigger Points

Hip Pain: How to Release & Find Relief Fast

Foot Pain & Immobility: How to Release

Mid-Back Pain: Find Relief Fast Using a Simple Release

Glute & TFL Release for Sore Glutes, Knees, and Low Back

BLOGS, PODCASTS, & SELF-CARE RESOURCES

How 5 Fundamentals Can Help You Lift More, Look Better, & Stay Bulletproof

By Dr. Annie Armstrong | October 16, 2019

Trуіng tо get a fit, athletic look? Or just lean out, look in shape and feel comfortable in your own skin? The answer is resistance training. But not all programs are created equal. If уоur rеѕіѕtаnсе trаіnіng рrоgrаm іѕn’t реrfоrmіng for уоu, thеrе’ѕ a ѕоlutіоn. Gеt bасk tо basics: give уоur routine a facelift bу…

Do You Really Need to Drink Water All Day to Stay Hydrated?

By Barry Napier | October 9, 2019

Water is life… It’s required by every person to stay alive & satisfy our health needs. This includes our body composition, mental focus, sleep and recovery.  It’s true that water is one of the key elements responsible for human life on earth and is vital for our survival. The human brain is composed of 95% water, lungs…

How to Prep for the CrossFit Open, Boost Your Score & Avoid Injury

By Dr. Annie Armstrong | September 25, 2019

The OPEN is almost here!!! Are you ready to move? Are you ready to go hard for 5 weeks, PR and set new records?!! Heck yes!! But you have to be prepared to move properly, use the right warm ups, hit the right recovery and fuel yourself for performance. We cover all this and more…

How to Survive Stress (and Other Wellness Tips)

By Dr. Lee Schuster | September 18, 2019

Wellness refers to the condition of good physical and mental health, that’s maintained by proper diet, exercise, and habits.  Nutrition refers to the nurturing of our body, in our ability to keep it healthy and functioning as it is supposed to do.  Our ability to provide the body with all the necessary food, vitamins, and…

Is Sport Specialization Good for Young Athletes?

By Barry Napier | September 11, 2019

A smart trend or dangerous practice? One it comes to developing sport skills and improving performance with young athletes, thinking has changed over the last 20 years. In the past, athletes were encouraged to play different sports over the year to round out skills, have fun and take a break from their main sport. But…

The Truth About Your Foot Arch

By Barry Napier | September 4, 2019

The shape of your arch is less important than the movement it creates. We hear about arches all the time. You’ve been told your feet have flat or high arches and that is causing your foot / shin / knee / low back pain and you need orthotics / shoes / insoles that will fix…

How Chiropractors Went From Outcasts to All-Stars

By Barry Napier | August 28, 2019

Chiropractors…some people love them, others aren’t so sure. Over the last 20 years, there’s been tremendous growth in chiropractic. But in 2019, chiropractic treatment isn’t just limited to spinal adjustments (at least not at Head 2 Toe). Modern manual therapy blends chiropractic, physical therapy, and a variety of other disciplines to create a powerful new…

DESK TO GYM

By Barry Napier | August 20, 2019

How to safely transition from your day job to your active hobbies. We all know that sitting most of the day is unhealthy in some big ways, but most of us can’t change our work conditions. Counteracting our sedentary daytime with high levels of activity outside the workplace is a good idea, with a few…

Understanding Pain: Movement Is Medicine Show

By Barry Napier | August 14, 2019

Tune in to a new episode on the Movement is Medicine Show to learn what pain is trying to tell you. You can listen on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify or anywhere you enjoy podcasts. iTunes Subscribe here.

5 Injury Prevention Tips Every Runner Needs to Know

By Dr. Annie Armstrong | August 7, 2019

In most cases, you don’t just “all of a sudden” get injured.   Occasionally, yes, but usually there is a reason why you are injured.   Most commonly your body has created a muscle imbalance to some stressor in your body.  These stressors affect your entire body but localize in one area (the site of your injury). …