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How to Hike to Prevent Pain and Preserve Energy

This is a post for my fellow hikers, backpackers and mountaineers. Best explained in the video, but here is a little bit of additional information: Body mechanics through any sport are important, and hiking is no exception. Most of us don’t pay attention to our form or body mechanics while …

Running & Downhill Hiking: it’s NOT the Pounding or Impact That is “BAD” For Joints – it’s THIS

Are you one of the many people who thinks that the “pounding” during running or the “impact” of downhill hiking is bad for your joints? I used to think this too! It was drilled into my brain on a very visceral level when I had to hike 7 miles downhill …

The Most Powerful (Overlooked) Tool for Pain Relief

The human brain is POWERFUL. Is yours working for or against you when it comes to pain and pain relief? Mine used to work obsessively to my own detriment. Now my mind is one of my most powerful allies, not just for me but all of my clients as well. …