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How many times in your life do you think you’ll utter those words and regret it? In an article written by a nurse who spent her life working with older, terminally ill patients--people who kept lists of their most glaring regrets. Over the years, she found the most...

Squatting Pain Free

Cooking the Squat Do your knees cave in during a squat?  Do your feet turn out? Does your low back round?  Are you shifting your weight to one side?   These faults may or may not be the cause of your pain, but it is important to identify them because these are...

The Company We Keep

I spent 5 days last week in Chicago at the Two Brain Business Summit. It’s a meeting of the minds for gym owners and coaches. It was an amazing group of entrepreneurs and fitness coaches from all over the world. There were 400 people total in attendance from 4...

Stress is everywhere!

Take some time to ask people how they are doing on a daily basis and the majority of them will say, “stressed!”. We’re all dealing with stressors in some form or fashion. While some of the stressors we have control over, it’s important to understand that what...

Meet the Macros

If you’ve been looking for ways to improve your health and fitness for any amount of time, you’ve probably been bombarded with various “diets” that promise to help you reach your goals, lose weight, or hit those PRs. Companies and products have come and gone over the...

The Great Time Suck

Of all the excuses why someone doesn’t get something, anything done that bothers me more than any other is TIME. It’s much easier to blame something than to admit that you lack discipline, accountability or some other personality trait. And since time can’t say,...

Be Your Own Superhero

You’re not sure what to do. Every day you tell yourself that today will be different. That you won’t hit “snooze” and instead get up and exercise. Or, on your way home from work that you won’t drive past the gym this time. Your spouse is tired of hounding you to do...

Exercise & Injuries

You’ve been hitting the gym consistently and seeing some positive changes and then it happens. Something happens and now you’re hurt. Maybe it’s your foot. An ankle, shoulder or low back. Whether it happened in the gym or not, doesn’t matter. What matters is that...

Top 5 Reasons You Should Be Lifting Weights

And I mean more than those purple 5 pounders! There are numerous health benefits to incorporating strength training into your health and fitness regimen. While some are more obvious than others, the 5 discussed here will cover the gamut of benefits in terms of your...

Why Stretching May Not Be The Answer

Tight muscles are something every person will experience from time to time. However, there are many reasons that muscles get tight, and understanding the differences can save you a lot of time and money searching for a permanent solution to your pain.  Find out more...

The Perfect Problem

If you ask my many family and friends they will tell you that I had severe obsessive-compulsive disorder as a kid that continued until my late 20’s. I still have some tendencies, however, the biggest difference now is that I’m able to move on faster and they don’t get...

What Is Live Active Charlotte?

It was almost 10 years ago that the first ideas to combine a chiropractic and rehab office with a CrossFit gym began. After months of research, Premier Health and Rehab Solutions and CrossFit Steele Creek opened for business in May 2010. While many questioned my ideas...