Help, I hurt my back!

How do you get out of debilitating back pain? Are you scared because the pain is so intense and you are afraid to move? Let these tips provide a launching point and foundation to begin again. I wanted to write a blog about how to get out of acute back pain because back pain has been affecting my close family and friends lately. Since I can’t always be present to help, because of distance or time, let this information serve as a safe starting point. It can also be a sounding board for other well-meaning “advice” you may receive, whether from other professionals or the internet. There’s a world of knowledge available out there, but you want to be sure the information is right for you.

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Kristin Sykes
How to get the MOST out of Mobility Work

Have you been confused or uncertain about the BEST way to foam roll? Watching others at the gym leave you scratching your head? Find yourself stopping mid-roll because you’re unsure if you are doing anything at all, other than inflicting pain on yourself? Well this article was written for you. I get questions ALL THE TIME about foam rolling. I figured there were more people looking for answers and going into detail could prove helpful for others. Let me simplify the process and clear up any gray areas for you. You’ll know by the end of this article quite simply, how to foam roll, for how long, and which areas to focus. You will feel confident that you are doing the RIGHT thing for your body. For the sake of time, I am focusing only on the lower body today. Video links are provided too for further clarity.

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Kristin Sykes
Keys for Running Success

Do you want to run faster and more efficient without compromising your body? High percentages of runners are sidelined each training season due to injury setbacks. Small movement flaws slow you down and can even lead to tissue breakdown over time if left alone. Speed increases with running efficiency. The keys in this article will place you ahead of the game. You will gain insight into how your body moves. Learning how to run more efficiently allows you to sustain speed changes over the long haul.

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Kristin Sykes
The WHY behind the WHAT

Ask yourself as we enter a new year, is there a deep why to my what? How badly do I want to live life to its fullest capacity? How much do I want to achieve success and what does success even look like? Am I willing to align my beliefs so that every part of me resonates with purpose? If you’re not completely committed to the process, then it’s easy to give up partway through.

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Kristin Sykes
Free Report: 5 Tips to Address Plantar Fasciitis

Do you have the summertime running blues? Have you been unable to lace up your running shoes for a jog because within the first five minutes the pain in your heel becomes unbearable? Your first steps in the morning or after sitting for awhile will cause a stab of pain too! Well, this report is written for you! Here are five easy ways to start addressing your plantar fascitis and start feeling better today!

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Kristin Sykes
Alignment: The Foundation for a Thriving Life

May my journey help your journey. I want to inspire you. If I can feel more healthy, have more energy, and be more fit now at 33 than at 23, then you can too! Have you ever felt stuck and frustrated with no solution in sight? You’re unhappy with your current life situation, but uncertain of the path to a happy and fulfilled life? Maybe it’s a job situation, relationship, or location where you live. I was living in a state of frustration for more than a few years. I knew I was unhappy, but I did not know how to take steps towards my ideal life. What I did not realize was that freedom, clarity, fulfillment, and my best life was right around the corner! I’ve only just begun to walk this out and it’s so far beyond the life I was living before. I want to infuse you with hope that thriving is not out of reach! In this article are a few questions to ask yourself. You can make small changes to your own life and start feeling hopeful and new today.

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Kristin Sykes