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6 Ways To Wake Up Sleepy Glutes

You’ve been sitting all day long and research tells us your waistline is going to pay dearly, but who knew the desk life would also turn off signals to our backsides?

Here are 6 ways to wake up sleepy glutes.

Gluteal amnesia or “dead butt syndrome” is a real thing and it happens when your glutes forget how to activate correctly. While gluteal amnesia may not cause symptoms early on, having a major muscle group like the glutes not working properly will have effects globally throughout your body as time passes.

Some of these effects include:

Lower back pain

  • Hip pain
  • Knee pain
  • Muscular imbalances
  • Postural distortion

The exciting news is that gluteal amnesia isn’t permanent if you’re willing to do the work!


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How To Make Goal Setting Fun

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I’m going to be honest… Goal setting has become really stressful and difficult for me over the past couple of years…

A combination of failing to accomplish past goals, which was itself a consequence of choosing goals that I was not 100% committed to, has led me to dread the thought of goal setting all together.

I could feel my anxiety building over the past couple of months and decided that this year I was going to change tactics.

For me the biggest problem has been NOT THINKING carefully enough about which goals meant the most to me…. and why?  

Obviously this lack of clarity led to a lower levle of commitment which led to me being easily distracted.  And we all know how easy it is to be distracted in our sensory-overload culture! 

So I decided to take a different approach this year and ask a different question to figure out what really are my top goals and aspirations for 2019.


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The 5 Point Blueprint For Uncharted Success In 2019

Have you reached the point where the pain of failure, lack of success or just not being happy has bubbled over and now you’re finally prepared to take action on your new and exciting life? Here’s the 5-Point Blueprint For Uncharted Success In 2019.

If you’ve found yourself in this predicament before, you’re not alone…nearly 50% of adults make at least one “resolution” at the start of the year. However, the real problem is less than 10% actually achieve the goal set out for themselves.

This cycle of goal setting and failure not only leaves you falling of short of the outcomes you’ve identified as important but it also severely impacts your self-esteem.

How do you overcome the insanity of falling short year after year and finally feel the joy that follows the accomplishment of your goal?

Follow the 5-Point Blueprint For Uncharted Success In 2019 and find out for yourself.


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The Simple Solution To Neck Problems

“I gotta hit the gym to work on my neck…” said nobody, ever! 😉

When you consider what the neck does (connects your head to your body) it’s pretty darn important…

The neck is the most free and mobile part of the spine, and in order to be able to move your head around freely and safely, your neck needs to have a strong core… Yes, just like your lower spine/trunk has ‘a core,’ so does your neck!

One of the biggest sign’s that your neck core is not working properly is what’s called anterior spinal distortion. AKA tech neck.

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