1. Is Stretching a Waste of Time?!

    Is stretching particularly important? Nah! You might think it is, but I have news for you… Of all the techniques we can do to heal the body, stretching is the least important… Especially when done by itself! Many of us think we need to stretch more, but when we do, we at best get temporary relie…Read More

  2. Tips for Knee Pain and Injuries

    Let's talk about pain and injuries in relation to the knee, and how they are rarely due to the knee itself.  Many associate their knee problems with a “bad knee” like it is something inherent that they were born with… Yet, the problem is usually stemming from what's happening below and what's…Read More

  3. Here’s Why Random Hip, Back, & Neck Pains are Showing Up

    Have you noticed that ever since this shutdown started, that you’ve begun dealing with more back and neck pains? Also, you may even be experiencing some more random pains, such as with your hips or shoulders. It makes us wonder: why are our torsos having more trouble since we’ve been at home? Th…Read More

  4. 5 Quick Tips to Overcome Couch Slouch

        Working from the couch a lot? You’re not alone. With so many people transitioning to working from home or just spending more time at home right now, we’ve been hearing from a lot of people who are experiencing tightness in their backs, hip pain, and other related issues. Sitting on…Read More

  5. Foods That Reduce Inflammation

    Inflammation occurs from anything that stresses the body. This can be exercise to an injury, food that challenges our body's digestive system, or something foreign, such as chemicals, plant pollen, or invading microbes. Essentially the body recognizes the stressor and activates the immune system. Oc…Read More

  6. Welcome to the Functional Fitness Blog

    Welcome to the Health By Ratio functional fitness blog! Our blog will cover a variety of topics, from functional fitness exercises to proper nutrition, functional health, how the body works and more. We will help you get all the information you need to live a healthier and happier life. Whether you …Read More