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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...

Less Injuries = More Fun

There is a saying in sport that “injury is just part of the game”. In other words, injury is seen as an inevitable consequence of participation in sport. Ever wonder why some people are “injury prone”; while others are not. While good fortune and genetics will play...

Top Resistance Exercises To Keep You Moving

There are numerous health benefits in adding resistance exercises into your fitness routine. From improving body composition, and protecting joints to improving bone density; the pros of resistance exercise far outweigh the cons. Here are 4 of my favorite exercises...

Two Keys to Motivation

Last month I asked a question regarding what’s keeping people from reaching their health and fitness goals. Lack of time, poor nutrition and lack of motivation were the top 3 reasons that were given. In previous posts I addressed time and nutrition, now it’s...

4 Reasons Your Nutrition Plan Has Failed

Following a proper nutrition plan is hard. In a world full of instant gratification, poor self-discipline and Instagram pictures of donuts; it’s no wonder most people say nutrition is the number one reason for not reaching their health and fitness goals. That said,...

4 Ways to Make More Time

Time is finite. It’s our most precious resource; we cannot make more, but we can make the most of it. No matter where on Earth you live, we all get 1,440 minutes each day. Not enough time is also one of the top 3 excuses people use as to why they couldn’t get...

The Most Important Exercise You’re Not Doing

I apologize, if you were hoping to read about the best exercise to burn fat, or how to break through your deadlift plateau, you came to the wrong place. If you were hoping to read about why the Russian Squat program is superior to the Texas Squat Method, I’m sorry....

The Comfort Zone

Webster’s Dictionary says “comfort” is a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint. I’d say if you stay there too long, you won’t reach your full potential and regret will eat away at you. This will keep you at a job you hate, in a relationship with...

What The Actual Health?

You don’t have to look far. Turn on late night TV or see one of your friends telling you what product you need to take in order to be healthy! The health and wellness industry is approaching 1 trillion dollars, globally. If you ask 10 health/fitness professionals...

You’re hurt, now what?

My careers as a chiropractor and CrossFit affiliate owner give me a unique perspective in regards to how we address injuries and exercise. There’s few things bother me more than meeting someone who is desperate to make changes; and be told they haven’t been able to...

Don’t Stretch the Tight Stuff

Tightness is a sensation, a feeling. Like being happy or sad. In life, despite your best intentions, acting upon your feelings without understanding what’s going on doesn’t always work out the way you’d like. If you don’t have the range of motion you think you should,...