Facing My Fears

Prologue Part IV   “How brain cancer forced me to confront all of my greatest fears in life…  all at the same time.” Aichmophobia:  the morbid, irrational fear of sharp and/or pointed objects.  Included in this genre of phobias is “needle phobia,” which is a self-explanatory term that is actually used in medical literature.  If […]

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5 Secrets of the Pros

    Thinking back over the years, how many lessons have you had that made a long-term impact on your golf game? If I had to guess, I would say that the lessons early on in your golf career dramatically helped you improve, but since then you have probably only found a couple gems that […]

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Nestor Powernester

  “What does it take to be able to move relentlessly forward? What kind of person can sustain relentless forward movement?”   PREFACE: Let’s start from the very beginning – MY beginning. I’m sure this sounds very cliché, but I feel like I had a VERY unique childhood (doesn’t everybody?). I was born the only […]

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I Heart Avocados

This post comes to you from EMPOWER’s very own registered Dietician: Anna LaBarre, MS, RDN, LDN. Research has shown that replacing saturated fat in our diets (found primarily in animal products) with monounsaturated fat (like that found in olive oil, canola oil and avocados) can lower our LDL (bad) cholesterol levels. But in case you […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2015 everyone. Now, like most people starting January 1st, I’m sure that you all have decided to make resolutions. If you have, what are they, and if you haven’t, why haven’t you? Here’s a quick acronym to guide you in evaluating your current resolutions or to help you create some! […]

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Mobility from the Ground Up

Creating a foundation of quality movement is critical to being a healthy human being Zachary J Connell M.Ed., CSCS, Pn-1, CPT LEARN MORE ABOUT MOBILITY FROM THE GROUND UP WORKSHOP SERIES What Is Mobility Training? Mobility training is a holistic approach to resolving and preventing injury while programming the body with the motor skills necessary […]

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