The Sustainable Body Blog by Sandy Gross

Active Recovery for the Long Game

2019-09-15T11:51:07+00:00April 4th, 2019|

Active recovery and being an older athlete - topics I thought I knew a lot about, but became quite intimate with recently. I am a "regen" specialist, or what some of my teams and private clients call a “performance care” [...]

Self Care for The Long Game

2019-03-29T17:32:40+00:00February 19th, 2019|

Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel. And perform. And age. I’ve shifted my thinking from my younger days when I played competitive sports. The cleats and swim goggles are long gone but I’m [...]

Why I Practice Yoga

2018-09-07T20:49:12+00:00September 5th, 2018|

An excerpt from an interview with Meg Witt of The Upspeak Collective. Tell me about your beginnings with yoga. I grew up in California and worked in the health and fitness field there. At one point, I [...]

Building a Sustainable Body

2018-04-26T22:24:14+00:00April 18th, 2018|

"Design is a funny word.  Some people think design means how it looks.  But of course, if you dig deeper, it's really how it works."  Steve Jobs Around 2010, after a foray into CrossFit, believe it or not, I began [...]

Shake it Off or Roll it Out?

2018-04-26T22:24:20+00:00April 3rd, 2018|

Shake it Off or Roll it Out? I have 3 teenagers and I absolutely love being a mother, but I lost my own mother 16 years ago to breast cancer. There are times around significant life events like Mother’s Day, [...]

Prioritize Moving Well. Then Move Often.

2018-04-30T11:13:38+00:00March 8th, 2018|

One of the things that differentiates my approach to fitness and wellness from most fitness trainers and yoga teachers is that 1) I'm trained in both areas and 2) I use the Functional Movement Systems FMS (Functional Movement Screen) in [...]