Enhance Standing Desk Benefits with the Naboso Standing Mat

If you have a desk job, chances are you sit too much during the day. In the past, that situation wasn’t considered particularly healthy, but it was not thought to be actively harmful. However, recent research shows that sitting for extended periods can make you more likely to become obese and develop diabetes and heart disease….

The Best Insoles for Preventing Running Related Injuries

What are the best insoles for running injury prevention? The softer, the better, you might say.  But is extra cushioning actually the best approach for preventing injuries? Recent research indicates that more cushioning in our shoes and insoles is actually not effective for preventing running-related injuries. In fact, there’s evidence that too much cushioning may…

Three of the Best Ways to Strengthen the Foot Muscles

Physical inactivity is becoming a greater risk around the world, affecting more adults than ever before. Modern lifestyle relies heavily on technology. The downside of it is that it’s no longer necessary to be active to earn a living. But the good news is, modern technology backed by scientific research can enhance and support a…

8 Ways to Manage Arch Pain

Living with constant foot pain limits your ability to do simple tasks such as running, playing sports or even just walking. Many people live with foot pain because they assume it’s just a part of life, but that isn’t the case. There are treatments available to help minimize foot pain in a safe and healthy…

Common Causes of Arch Pain & Prevention With Foot Strengthening

Though foot arch pain is common in athletes, it can happen to anyone, whether they love exercise or enjoy living life slowly. That’s because the arches of the foot do a lot of work every day. They absorb the shock when you walk or run, and they bear your weight when you stand. You may…

Are you doing short foot correctly? | Clearing the confusion

I think it goes without saying that I have a passion for sharing the power of foot activation and how it fascially connects to central core stabilization.  My go-to for foot activation is none other than – short foot! Considered by some as merely of foot-specific exercise and not one that is integrated or applicable…

Toe Walking and Tactile Input

Walking on the toes as a child may be considered a normal phase of learning to walk, however in the child past 3 years old the absence of heel contact at initial contact is not normal. According to Williams et al. (2010) an average 7% of children present with a toe walking gait.  Any child…

Tapping into Torsion | The Rotational Power of the Achilles Tendon

Power lies within the transverse plane. We have all heard this concept at one point or another throughout our education or training career.   From the rotational moment of the trunk to generate power when throwing a javelin to the torque created from supination of the foot into the external rotational power of the glutes –…