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Massage & Posture

I know I have talked about posture and pain before. It's something I am passionate about and want to keep educating people on the hows and whys behind your posture and how it's affecting your lifestyle. From sitting at a desk all day to driving in a car for 3 hours in...

The New Kid’s Story, Part 8

Starting a new path in life is really, really hard. This is the story of someone looking to start getting healthier and live longer, as they told it to me. “Jim” is a pseudonym, and he doesn’t like the internet, or writing, or even talking about himself. But this is...

The New Kid’s Story, 2 months in…

I got swept up in workouts and my job and forgot to write for a week. My wife’s work has already started to ramp up, so she’s doing her workouts at different times than I am, usually. When her work schedule got nuts before tax season in the past, we were like ships in...

The New Kid’s Story, Part 7

Starting a new path in life is really, really hard. This is the story of someone looking to start getting healthier and live longer, as they told it to me. “Jim” is a pseudonym, and he doesn’t like the internet, or writing, or even talking about himself. But this is...

The New Kid’s Story, Part 6

Starting a new path in life is really, really hard. This is the story of someone looking to start getting healthier and live longer, as they told it to me. “Jim” is a pseudonym, and he doesn’t like the internet, or writing, or even talking about himself. But this is...

The New Kid’s Story, Part 5

Starting a new path in life is really, really hard. This is the story of someone looking to start getting healthier and live longer, as they told it to me. “Jim” is a pseudonym, and he doesn’t like the internet, or writing, or even talking about himself. But this is...

The New Kid’s Story, Part 4

Starting a new path in life is really, really hard. This is the story of someone looking to start getting healthier and live longer, as they told it to me. “Jim” is a pseudonym, and he doesn’t like the internet, or writing, or even talking about himself. But this is...

THe New Kid’s Story, Part 3

Starting a new path in life is really, really hard. This is the story of someone looking to start getting healthier and live longer, as they told it to me. “Jim” is a pseudonym, and he doesn’t like the internet, or writing, or even talking about himself. But this is...

The New Kid’s Story, Part 2

Starting a new path in life is really, really hard. This is the story of someone looking to start getting healthier and live longer, as they told it to me. “Jim” is a pseudonym, and he doesn’t like the internet, or writing, or even talking about himself. But this is...

The New Kid’s Story

Starting a new path in life is really, really hard. This is the story of someone looking to start getting healthier and live longer, as they told it to me. “Jim” is a pseudonym, and he doesn’t like the internet, or writing, or even talking about himself. But this is...

Day 1 of the Rest of Your Life

Day 1 Welcome to the first day of the rest of your life.  If you follow the lessons provided for the next 100 days, you will be well down the path to a healthier, stronger you.  This won’t be easy, but we will take time to celebrate your accomplishments and recognize...

The Decision to Change

The Decision to Change Change is constant.  Every day that you wake is a different you than the day before.  Our bodies are constantly in motion, the world is ever changing around us, and time continues to travel by.  In today’s time-oriented culture, our regular...

Maintain Your Body!

Alright so you came in, you got a massage, you walked out feeling AH-mazing.  But the next couple of days left you feeling not so great. Why? Isn't massage supposed to make you feel wonderful and heal your pain right away and forever? Ohhh how I wish. I wish that...

Nutrition First

Many of you know me as a coach, more as a therapist.  Many of you don't realize that I am also a performance-based nutritionist, and that I help people all over the country with weight loss, body composition, blood markers, and overall health. Nutrition is a lot like...

Wallflowers

Wallflowers This is to all of you sitting on the sidelines, watching and waiting for the right time to get into the game.  At Alluvium, we post things often... Blog posts, videos, inspiration, support, tools.  I see the metrics, I know who is watching, and I wonder...

Posture & Muscle Pain

I know I have talked about why you should get bodywork and the benefits and why I personally get bodywork. I'd like to share more with you on how massage can truly help you with posture and muscle pain. Let me set up a scenario for you.  Addison sits at a desk 8 hours...

Life is Like a Pinball Machine

Life is like a pinball machine... In our lives, there are no straight paths to the finish line. Rather a bunch of twists and turns, walls and stumbling blocks, bumpers and holes. All of those seemingly negative things that we face during our life cycle are the very...

Massage, Exercise, & Recovery

As a CrossFit athlete I utilize bodywork more now than I ever have. I get bodywork done on a bi-weekly basis to help me recover and also help in my performance. You may not have thought bodywork could help you as an athlete did you? Sports massage, in my opinion, is...