Maybe s/he’s born with it…maybe it’s….

Maybe s/he’s born with it…maybe it’s….

Today I had the pleasure of working with a 4 year old, who walks with pigeon toes. We did a short session that consisted of 3 exercises and when she left, her gait was neutral. Children can easily make high-impact adjustment and changes to their posture, before the...

Things I learned for you: pedometer version

Apparently nothing said chic in Japan in the 1960s like a pedometer: prior to the 1964 Olympics in Japan, pedometer mania swept the country, complete with the launch of the 10,000 step counter. While my general distaste for the Fitbit was well documented last year (to...

Bike Commuting

I purchased my first car in 2013. First. Car. Ever. (And by the way, I like my Subaru, but I generally hate owning a car). Prior to that, I was a bike commuter. I loved biking to my job in Madison Square Park in miniskirts and using the service elevator to get...

Bunions

I love when a client tells me that bunions are inherited. Sure, sorta kinda: the Framingham Foot Study of 6,000 people concluded in 2010 that: “Bunions were inherited in 39% of the women and 38% of the men.” We learn to walk by mirroring the gait of our...

Everybody knows…

“Everybody” knows that you feel better when you are not sedentary, right? Yeah, well, somehow nobody actually studied “subjective” metrics of well being until know. The good news here is that science agrees with “everybody”....