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At Head 2 Toe we're excited to share resources to keep you moving safely & help you achieve your goals. Bookmark this page for all easy access to training resources that will keep you moving properly and injury free.

INDUSTRIOUS SELF-CARE RESOURCES & MOVEMENT PREP

Squat Mobility: How to Improve Your Squat

Snatch & Clean: How to Improve Your Mobility

Deadlift: How to Improve Your Mobility & Protect the Low Back

Pull-Ups: How to Activate & Protect Your Shoulders

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

Fix Your Hips! 4 Steps to Happy Hips

By Barry Napier | September 21, 2018

 Are you trying to do squats, but can’t seem to get the right form?  Is your low back giving you grief?  Are your knees sore when you’re walking or hiking?  Do you sometimes feel a pain on the front of your hip when stand up, or when you stand up and take your first step? …

Concussion and Your Child – What You MUST Know

By Barry Napier | August 20, 2018

Concussion and Your Child – What You MUST Know A concussion is estimated to occur at a rate of 4 million cases per year and is considered the silent epidemic of kids health.  It is estimated that only 1 in 6 cases of concussion are accurately diagnosed and managed, which means you as the parent…

How long should you wait until you get treated?

By Barry Napier | January 16, 2018

Work, family, sleeping, running, lifting, swimming and even commuting can all cause aches and pains. This list is not all-inclusive. Sometimes the pain just goes away over time. Sometimes it doesn’t. This blog post is for the times it doesn’t. So when should you ignore it and when should you call Head2Toe to make your…

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How many visits do you really need?

By Barry Napier | January 15, 2018

Here at Head2Toe, we keep track of how we’re doing by keeping track of how you’re doing. We remove personal identifying information from individual cases and then aggregate our data to look for trends and to assess our providers and treatment methods. This allows us to identify areas of growth and opportunity which guides us in implementing the most…

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Contemporary Cupping Therapy

By Barry Napier | January 8, 2018

What happens (procedure)? Cupping derives from an Eastern medicine philosophy that presence of toxins in the body will also bring on pain. By cupping a particular area, toxins can accumulate in that region and with negative pressure effects (vacuum), the skin opens up the pores and accelerate the detoxification process. This is much similar to…

Bone Broth Recipe

By Barry Napier | December 20, 2017

Delicious soups have an allure for any winter meal, but I have learned that there are outstanding health benefits to the regular consumption of bone broth. Many cultures serve broth as a staple in their diet, and there are fantastic health reasons to do so. The broth is easy to make, the trick is it…

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Race Recovery for the Holiday Weekend Warrior

By Barry Napier | December 20, 2017

Tis the season to do holiday races!! One great thing about us PNW-ers is that we accept the inevitable rainy weather and soldier on anyway. Five K’s, mud runs, and polar swims abound. If you’re a seasoned vet who competes all year long, you probably have a routine for your pre-, during, and post-race. For…

6 Tips to Stay Healthy this Holiday

By Barry Napier | December 12, 2017

1. Stay Active! Many of us travel for the holidays and can’t get to our regular workout class or gym. But, this not a reason to stop moving. Drag the family out for a winter hike or walk. Get a run in! Or, ask your Coach for a mini workout to do during the holidays.…

Exercise Reduces Again

By Barry Napier | December 6, 2017

We all know that exercise is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy. But, did you know that it can add years to your life? A recent study found mice that ran on a treadmill a couple times a week for five months staved off premature aging in almost every…

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Control Your Blood Sugar to Sleep Better

By Barry Napier | December 1, 2017

Many of us have heard of high blood sugar. We know it’s linked to diabetes, one of the most prevalent diseases in this country. However, must of us are not aware of the blood sugar roller coaster and how to stabilize our blood sugar and improve our sleep. Many of us wake up at 3…