2 Simple Drills to Relieve Your AC Joint Impingement
Videos by Michele Vieux

Many-a-CrossFitter has experienced that pinchy pain in the top of the shoulder joint – the AC joint – between the deltoid and the collar bone while snatching, pressing and hanging from a bar or rings. And many times, it is enough pain to keep you from doing those movements at all.

Sometimes the culprit can be tight pecs pulling your shoulder out of alignment. And sometimes it can be due to lack of space throughout the joint. The shoulder has a lot of working parts –

2 Simple Drills to Relieve Your AC Joint Impingement
Videos by Michele Vieux

Many-a-CrossFitter has experienced that pinchy pain in the top of the shoulder joint – the AC joint – between the deltoid and the collar bone while snatching, pressing and hanging from a bar or rings. And many times, it is enough pain to keep you from doing those movements at all.

Sometimes the culprit can be tight pecs pulling your shoulder out of alignment. And sometimes it can be due to lack of space throughout the joint. The shoulder has a lot of working parts –

Mobilize Your Thoracic & Hamstrings in One!
Video by Michele Vieux

This drill is a notch up from using the foam roller on your thoracic spine and has the added benefit of stretching the hamstrings at the same time. I’d consider it a notch up from the foam roller because the lacrosse balls you’re going to use on your thoracic spine (t-spine) are something that need to be worked up to. I usually foam roll for a few passes each time before moving to the lacrosse balls.

Since the foam roller is used to address a larger and more general area –

Veggie Napoleons – Your New Favorite Side Dish or Stand Alone Meal
Recipe by Michele Vieux

I was out to dinner with a friend the other day and it happened to be #MeatlessMonday so I was scanning the menu to see what options were available to me when the Veggie Naopleon caught my eye. Even though it was sans meat, it was delicious and I didn’t feel cheated at all. I was quite surprised at how hearty the meal was proud of joining the Clean Plate Club that night! It was so good,

Mo’ Soup for You! No-Blanch Gazpacho
Recipe by Michele Vieux

Summer is here and to me, that means not turning on the oven or stove since I don’t want my house to turn into an oven itself. I also love me some soup, which doesn’t normally scream “summer” unless it is a deliciously fresh and chilled gazpacho – a chilled, tomato soup that comes from the region in Southern Spain called Andalusia. They also enjoy it frequently in Portugal, but it’s spelled a little different there – gaspacho. Either way, it is simple to make,