Walking: How Many Steps Are Enough? Less Than You Thought!

Everybody knows walking is good for you. It is the “superfood” of movement. But how much walking is enough? How much walking will make a difference in your health and your longevity? Taking 10,000 steps per day is often suggested as a desirable goal for fitness. That is what my walking app tells me. But […]

Stretch your Toes to Prevent Bunions and Bunion Pain

Stretch your Toes to Prevent Bunions and Bunion Pain Several weeks ago, I suggested that you can help prevent bunions by paying attention to how you stand. I promised to write the following week about another way to prevent bunions.  But life got in the way, I went to Los Angeles and managed to get […]

Human Biomechanics for Beginners: the Knee Joint

This article is part of a series that will describe how various parts of your body move. Knowing these basics will help you become aware of your movements and move better. The topic today is your knee joint, which keeps you running, walking, jumping. And moving forward generally. Your knee joint is the largest joint […]

How to exercise function, not dysfunction, joint-by-joint.

Each of our major joints has a primary need for mobility or stability in an alternating pattern Knowing this can help you move better and stay out of compensation and pain. You experience pain in the lower back/neck and shoulders/feet and ankles. You limit your movements to avoid the pain. But there may be another […]

How to keep from falling on the cobblestones of Puerto Vallarta​

Your ankle joint is an important component of walking, running, jumping. Have you ever tripped and fallen on the cobblestones of Puerto Vallarta? Your foot lands in an awkward position. You strain, sprain or fracture your ankle. It is painful. It’s debilitating. You decide to stop walking or limit your walking to avoid a repeat. […]

How to keep from falling on the cobblestones of Puerto Vallarta​

Your ankle joint is an important component of walking, running, jumping. Have you ever tripped and fallen on the cobblestones of Puerto Vallarta? Your foot lands in an awkward position. You strain, sprain or fracture your ankle. It is painful. It’s debilitating.  You decide to stop walking or limit your walking to avoid a repeat. […]

Crawling first will help you walk better later.

“You have to crawl before yo can walk?” Do you recall the old proverb that says, “You have to crawl before you can walk?”    I’m here to suggest that even as an adult, you may want to consider crawling. You crawled as a toddler before you learn to walk. Now crawling as an adult […]

8 easy ways to improve your mobility and change your life

I am often asked if I have a short list of top priority moves that I would recommend over all others. I am often asked if I have a short list of top priority moves that I would recommend over all others. In this article, I have put together such a list. These moves do […]