The Best Diet is a Simple Diet

Dean PohlmanBlogs, From Dean, Diet & Nutrition

The Best Diet is a simple Diet
The best diet is the simple diet. The three most important aspects of your health are dieting, exercise and sleep (and not particularly in that order). Even if you exercise for 2 hours a day, if you eat like crap then you will feel like crap. I think that most people look at food as a … Read More

Enduring Pain (And Why We Shouldn’t Let It Affect Us)

Dean PohlmanBlogs, From Dean

The following post was inspired by a book that I am currently reading, Seneca: Letters from a Stoic, and deals with our perception of pain and how it affects our decisions. In it, I attempt to explain the lack of logic that accompanies or fear of pain. Every decision we make is based on the … Read More

6 Benefits of a Consistent Mobility Practice

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6 Benefits of a Consistent Mobility Practice – AND – How Self-Myofascial Release Saved Me from Surgery I’m writing this blog because I want to talk about how mobility work (specifically, mobility work focused on addressing muscle restriction) was able to transform the musculature of my upper body, and transform my shoulders from chronically tight and … Read More

The Most Effective Way to Increase Your Activity Level

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Straight into it: The most effective way to become more active is by slowing increasing your level of activity over time. The biggest problem that people have when it comes to making resolutions about being more active is that they commit to something that is too drastic of a change from their daily routines. We’re … Read More

Inactivity: The #1 Cause of Aches and Pains

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Discomfort or pain in your body is usually explained why one of two things: (1) Pain and (2) weakness. Sure, some of these happen as a result of a one-time occurrence, such as being struck by something, or stubbing your toe on the coffee table. In most cases, however, these aches and discomforts pop up … Read More

How strong are your glutes?

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When I was younger, I thought that I had really strong glutes. Mostly because of the way my jeans fit. It turns out that was not the best way to measure glute strength. Related to this, although I didn’t know it at the time, was the knee surgery I had when I was 16, in … Read More