CORE CONCEPTS | Why sitting is hurting you: 5 tips for changing your sitting habits

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

Nearly every day, I address issues that are – at least in part – associated with both the number of hours people spend sitting, as well as poor sitting posture. Most of us find ourselves sitting for hours every day due to the types of activities that require it: our work environment, driving, and even leisure activities. But these hours …

CORE CONCEPTS | Breathing for core stability and why “Sucking It In” doesn’t work

Chris LoRang Photo Galleries, Your Best Life

A Breathing Epidemic A patient recently shared a story with me that I have found to be emblematic of a widespread breathing epidemic. He was five years old when one day, one of his babysitters pointed to his belly and told him to “Suck in that gut.” He remembered internalizing the off-handed comment with shame, and began holding in his stomach …