By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, RSCC Okay, let’s just take a moment to appreciate how good the Netflix original series “Stranger Things” is. If you haven’t watched it yet, do it. Now, this post isn’t related to the show at all. Except for the fact that I want to quickly discuss mouth breathing as… Continue reading Don’t Be a Mouth Breather
Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS For those of us with “tight” necks, we all know the struggle. It feels like we carry all of our stress in our necks, and there isn’t anything we can do about it. We wake up – stiff neck. We sit at our computer during the day – stiff neck.… Continue reading Neck Pain – Caused by My Breathing?
By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS If you missed yesterday’s post about the diaphragm muscle, check it out here: Anatomy Review: Diaphragm In summary, the diaphragm is a large, dome-shaped muscle that separates the abdominal cavity from the thoracic cavity. It’s primary role is in respiration, but in some cases it will also act as… Continue reading Diaphragmatic Breathing
By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS The diaphragm might be one of, if not, THE most important muscle in our body. But it is also a muscle that is neglected more often than not. It’s an afterthought in our training. We can’t see it, it’s tough for the average person to feel it, and a… Continue reading Anatomy Review: Diaphragm