(Some) Socks Suck

(Some) Socks Suck

Here I demonstrate how socks compress the toes. It’s well known that tapered shoes smoosh your toes together and negatively affect foot health, but have you thought about how traditional socks affect the foot? I didn’t consider the impact socks have on my toes because I figured socks wouldn’t compress my toes like shoes do. But, they do in fact squeeze my little piggies into a very small holding pen.

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Squat- How You Get There Matters

Squat- How You Get There Matters

Squatting regularly is important for pelvic floor health if done properly. Ideally, you would maintain a lumbar (low back) curve while getting in and out of a squat. But because we have been sitting in chairs since first grade through high school or college, and then commuting to and from work in a car, sitting in chairs for meals, sitting on a toilet, and then sitting on a couch in the evening, our bodies are no longer able to get into a weight-bearing squat without tucking the pelvis under.

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