It's been a fun month replete with travelling for courses, hiking and climbing. Early in the month I visited Chicago and took a fantastic course at Entropy Physiotherapy with Adam Meakins and Erik Miera. I thought more about the way I think in the first two hours of the course than I had in months and I … Continue reading Lady Crush: 05/24/2017
After a little writing hiatus, I'm back and ready to share a few different things with you. I've been getting out a little bit on ropes and had the company of this beautiful lady one of those days. One of the greatest things about climbing is how spread out our community can be, but also … Continue reading Lady Crush: 04/13/2017
What a weekend. The weather here in Chattanooga has been a bit bananas. On Monday, I climbed at Rocktown wearing a big puffy and even had to put a jacket on #ivydog because she was whining in 13 degree weather. Yesterday, I was comfortable in running shorts and a tank SUPing on the river. Lots … Continue reading Lady Crush: 01/16/2017
What is it? Stand with your feet about a foot from the wall, bring your back flat on the wall, and tuck your chin and keep your head in contact with the wall as well. Bring your arms into a W position then slowly raise your hands above your head keeping your back, head and … Continue reading Exercise Spotlight: The Wall Angel
As I begin to flex my muscle with this whole writing bit, it's only natural to start with a post about just that, warming up. I remember when I first started climbing, there was a girl at the gym doing arm circles and what I've since learned are tendon glides. I remember thinking in my … Continue reading Warming Up
For the past couple of months, our clinic has been hosting regular workshops on injury prevention for climbers. This month I got completely swamped with #APTANEXT and life in general so I was super lucky to convince kettlebell badass Paul Corsaro to swing by and give us a little primer on using kettlebells. Paul has … Continue reading TG What?
This is just a small sampling of the way I, as a self identified member of the #hashtagkids gang, conveyed emotions, thoughts and yes, even research this past weekend at NEXT2016 in Nashville. For those that aren't familiar, NEXT is an annual conference put on by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). It is intentionally smaller than … Continue reading #APTANEXT Recap
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