Time for the game

Time for the game
Fall has arrived in the Northern latitudes.  The days are getting shorter, the gardens are about done for the year, the kids are back I school, the leaves are turning color and starting to drop.  Many are putting away the camping gear, the boat, the bikes and all things summer.  Fall can be a wonderful time of year.  There are...Read More

Preventing Back Pain-What P90X has done for me

Preventing Back Pain-What P90X has done for me
I worked for 30+ years either part time or full time in the masonry trade.  I started as a labor, then a bricklayer and finally a bricklayer/foreman.  I started very young (13) and was not shy about working hard and fast.  The year I graduated from high school was also the year that I first injured my back.  From that...Read More

Preventing Back Injury-Staying hydrated at work and play

Preventing Back Injury-Staying hydrated at work and play
The weather is warming the days are longer and we want to get out and do as much as we can during this time of year.  It’s prime time for working and playing outdoors.  It’s also an excellent time to talk about the importance of staying hydrated while playing, exercising or working. Everyone knows that our bodies are made up...Read More

Simple stretches to help prevent work related injuries

Simple stretches to help prevent work related injuries
When you have taken on the task of helping a client who has just been displaced by a flood or other natural disaster go from this     to this … it’s easy to let yourself be influenced by the anxiety and emotions they feel.  You are likely to push a little, or a lot harder to get the job done...Read More

Reasons? or Excuses?

Reasons? or Excuses?
There are many reasons that men and women that work in corporate America,  industry, on a line or in construction don’t take care of their fitness and health.  Some of the reasons include:” I don’t have enough time in my day to go to the gym”,  “The kids have a soccer game”, “I don’t have the energy after work”, I...Read More