10 Articles on Fitness and Wellness by Traver H. Boehm

Traver H. Boehm doesn't do things by halves. Following a short professional mixed martial arts career, the decision for Traver to dedicate his time to educating people on the benefits of healthy living became unavoidable.

 

Traver is now co-owner of a CrossFit affiliate, a strength and conditioning coach, and a performance nutrition specialist, as well as being a licensed acupuncturist. He also has a Bachelor's degree in philosophy and Asian studies, and a Masters from the Yo-San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. When not speaking or writing on the topics of fitness, wellness and nutrition, he can be found surfing, kickboxing, learning Brazilian jiu jitsu, and spending time with his better half

 

 

Here are ten of Traver's articles on fitness and wellness, spanning across many of these areas of expertise.

 

traver boehm, cervical spine, cervical injury, neck injury, bjj injury3 Simple Ways to Heal a Stiff, Sore, or Injured Neck

One of the most common martial arts injuries is cervical strain or sprain - meaning a sore, tight, or injured neck. Here are three simple ways you can help yourself heal.

 

Want to Be a CrossFit Coach? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself First

Making a hobby into a living is part of the American dream, and many CrossFitters are following suit. Here are three questions from an affiliate owner to ask yourself before taking the plunge.

 

The Most Famous Accupressure Point: What Does It Really Do?

That stop between your thumb and forefinger - yes, that point, Large Intestine point #4, is great for headaches and a number of other ailments, many of which strike athletes in particular.

 

4 Things to Do and 3 Things to Stop to Naturally Increase Your Testosterone

As an acupuncturist and competitive athlete myself, here are the things I tell all my patients and clients when they come to me for advice on their testosterone levels.

 

Interview with Valery Fedorenko, Founder of the World Kettlebell Club

Valery Fedorenko started setting kettlebell world records as a teenager in Russia. He doesn't believe in the 2-handed swing or the Turkish get up. Find out why and what he does coach his students.

 

Over 30 and Still Training: Advice For Adult CrossFitters and Grapplers

Training takes a little bit more thought when you're balancing it against work and a family life. Here's some advice on how to stay on the mat and in the gym as you do both.

 

Everybody Poops, Part 1: When the Going Gets Tough

Everybody poops. It’s true. I poop. Hopefully, you poop. But sometimes the act goes smoother than others. Here are some tips on how to get things moving again.

 

No Sex Before Competition? The Medicine Behind the Myth

When I was an MMA fighter I had to sit my wife down and tell her I would be abstaining from our regular “adult time” activities for the month and half prior to my fight. This did not go over well.

 

Confessions of a Chronic Meditator: The Simple Why and How of Meditation

Meditating can be done anywhere and just about anytime. I do it. It's nothing to be ashamed of. Read on and I'll share my tips on how to incorporate this habit into your daily life.

 

Are Your Goals Game-Changing (aka Life-Changing)?

Only 3% of Americans have written goals for themselves. Do you have concrete goals you are after? Are any of them true "game-changers" if you achieved them? Or even if you simply pursued them?

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