4 Ways to Stick To Your Health Goals

Getting started is sometimes a bit of a challenge but staying “started” is the tricky part.  In my 26 years of experience in the fitness field, I have seen it all.  Indeed, I have gained great insight regarding why people seem to fail at their New Year’s Resolutions.  Let me share a few tips I […]

Lexi Rix Spotlight

I first heard about S2S from a hip specialist who highly recommended Meredith based on her unique methods. Although I was living in Fort Worth at the time, I was willing to make the drive for a physical therapist so highly recommended by a great doctor. I had already been through 3 rounds of physical […]

YOGA AT S2S: Inspiration from Lauren

What are some of the first thoughts that pop into your head when you hear the word yoga? Or maybe, what are some of the feelings you have associated with this word, either positive or negative. These are some of the questions you may ask yourself when considering adding yoga to your workout routine, or […]

Where is my Sciatica Coming From?

As a health care provider, I often feel that the term sciatica is commonly used and perhaps somewhat misunderstood. However, overall there truly is a condition known as sciatica, so let’s get to the “bottom” of it! Lumbar Spinal nerves Simply stated, there are 31 pair of spinal nerves that travel the course of our […]

What is a Trigger Point?

It is safe to say that we have all experienced that awful sensation when someone inadvertently grabs you by the top of your shoulder. “Ouch! Oh my gosh that is so tender!”, you exclaim.  That tender spot in the muscle is known as a myofascial trigger point. The upper trapezius muscle is a very common […]

The Secret of “The Small Part”

Thanksgiving is such a great holiday. In our family, it brings memories of sweet traditions. I love the Macy’s Parade, cooking, and family. It is nice that there are no presents and that the day is about being around others. My heart is broken for those suffering or not near their families, prayers for you […]

Balancing the Load: Burnout in High School Athletes

Fall is in full swing which means a whole new workload for high school student-athletes. Not only are students adjusting to new classes, teachers, and peers within those classes but it also means high school athletics are well underway. This can be an exciting time as the athletic experience can be a very memorable one. […]

Sleep* Eat*Exercise*Work*Play*Repeat

As we enter 2017, let’s face it, as a rule, resolutions fail. A study performed by Scranton University states that only 8% of people achieve their New Year’s goals. Why? Most often, goals are too lofty, forcing us to change a behavior our brains just don’t have the power to overcome. We all have habitual […]

Research Proves S2S Is Right On Target!

At S2S, are we ahead of our time!!! A recent article in More magazine discusses the BEST research based exercises associated with specific fitness goals. The goals discussed included 1) Being Healthy, 2) Improving Posture, 3) Getting Thinner, and 4) Staying Strong Throughout Life. Pilates Research states that Pilates, as few as 2x/ week, improves […]

Preventing Knee Injuries on the Slopes

Injuries to the knee joint account for 30-40 percent of all skiing injuries. Did you know that most knee injuries are caused due to an inability of the skier to control the position of his / her legs while flying down the slope? Multiple factors lead to an increase in the likelihood one will sustain […]