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Natural San Diego: 5 Hiking Destinations

San Diego’s diverse geographies provide a backdrop of beauty to our city, but also present a canvas to the outdoor enthusiast. Minimal investment is required to become an amateur hiker: a solid pair of shoes, a researched destination, and a willingness to adventure. Since summer is prime hiking season, dust, noise, and crowds can be […]

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A Life Full of Fitness

Honestly, I would describe myself as a “fit” person. I think where my definition differs is that I’m not looking at my own (or my clients’) outside appearance when making this determination. If a “fit” person were determined by daily gym attendances, lifting staggering weights, and living on endorphin highs, then my effectiveness as an […]

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Conscious Eating

I always teach my clients that awareness is the FIRST and LAST step. Being completely conscious of one’s decisions about food leads to many positive health benefits. We either nurture ourselves while we eat, enjoying and savoring every bite while we give our bodies what they need, or we mindlessly shovel whatever is convenient into […]

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Treating Calf and Ankle Pain

  During high school, I suffered 3 consecutive ankle sprains. I completed physical therapy, but I still lacked dorsiflexion in my left side – causing massive pain after squats, sprinting, and jumping. I got together with Dr. Debbie Bright to release tissue using Hawkgrips. The relief was almost immediate.

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Training the Eye Muscles (Eye Exercises)

I love to read. At the young age of 31, I have noticed a bit of degeneration in my vision. I sometimes suffer eye strain from staring at screens and squinting when I read. I have found that by training the eye muscles, my focus and vision has improved. I’ll do this series as maintenance, […]

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Ankle Mobility Exercises

I put together this ankle mobility protocol to increase my dorsiflexion. Multiple ankle sprains had left me with tight, immobile ankles. Working this program consistently 2-3 times per week has shown a steady increase in mobility, benefitting to all of my athletic endeavors.

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