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Alignment Insights By Carol Robbins

Shoe Review: Zuuks!

I received a new pair of shoes today in the mail. Full disclosure: I received these shoes free, but in no way did the company suggest I had to review them, or even talk about them. They gave out about 20 pairs. All I did was enter a contest and at the end, they bestowed a free pair on everyone who Continue Reading...

The Elusive Core

Lets talk about the term "the core" and what it means. I first came across this term in my initial Pilates training. At that time, it was (and continues to be) a rather vague term that generally refers to abdominal strength. It is still thought that ab strength directly relates to back stability. Continue Reading...

About Bunions

The big toe has an official name; Hallux. If the hallux is deviated laterally, or towards the second toe, this is called Hallux Valgus. This is what that looks like: There is no consensus among medical practitioners as to the cause of hallux valgus. Wikipedia's bunion page still claims that bunio Continue Reading...

Book Review: Shoulder Pain?

Shoulder Pain? The Solution & Prevention, Fourth Edition, The Kauai Study by John M. Kirsch, MD As a Restorative Exercise Specialistâ„¢, hanging is part of my prescription protocol; everybody who comes to see me starts to hang right away. I generally don't see people who are candidates Continue Reading...

Protected: Health vs. Fitness (how your cardiovascular system really works)

Like my last post, which delved into the difference between Posture and Alignment, I want to make a differentiation between the often interchangeably used terms "Health" and "Fitness." Fitness Clubs are said to improve Health. Things you do for your health include eating well, drinking enough wat Continue Reading...