Bright ideas.
Breakthrough products.

Dr. Edythe is known for bringing a variety of inspiring books, products, and big ideas to her students. Her books cover a wide range of topics, from personal growth and development to health and wellness. Dr. Edythe also curates products that are designed to help people live and play bigger. This page is a testament to Dr. Heus’ commitment to helping others live fulfilling, joyful lives.

Neither Rev6 nor Dr. Edythe Heus receives any money from the sale of any of these products.

Alumni Gathering with Lois Laynee

Last month, Lois Laynee, our Alumni Gathering guest speaker, introduced us to a few simple tips and tricks for activating our cranial nerves. These improved our Pelvic Floor fitness and movement in general.

Usually, only Rev6 Course Alumni and Live-streaming Class Members have access to these gatherings. But we opened this session up to the entire Rev6 Community!

If you missed it, I highly recommend watching the recording. Make sure you have Q-tips and lemon juice handy before you hit play!

Foot and Leg Compression Recovery Boots

This leg compression device is a full-leg massager utilizing air compression to improve blood circulation and speed up metabolism.

It was instrumental in speeding up my knee’s recovery from a hiking injury. It will come in handy for active individuals who want to reduce pain and soreness after intense physical activity.

Exercise Sliders

I was inspired by two of my patients to create a workout routine using these inexpensive sliders.

These are 9″ in diameter, larger than most on the market.

The sliders combine the properties of the wooden rotational discs and the slide board, both valuable Rev6 tools.

I have created this follow-along video to be used with the sliders. Enjoy!

The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson

The Body is a cleverly written book on the body with astonishing facts delivered in a humorous way.

It will lead you to a deeper understanding of the miracle that is life in general and you in particular.

As Bill Bryson writes, “We pass our existence within this wobble of flesh and yet take it almost entirely for granted.”

It had me laughing out loud, better informed, more curious, and a better doctor.

Motion Sensor Indoor Lights

These little stairway lights are a lifesaver for many, and possibly myself. They were given to me by Jacci, one of our prized Rev6 Core Instructors.

Serendipitously, the package arrived while I was listening to Bill Bryson’s book At Home, A Short History of Private Life. One of the chapters is dedicated to stairs. Here is a quote (and a recommendation for where to place the lights):

“As many as one-third of all stair accidents occur on the first or last step, and two-thirds occur on the first or last three steps.”

The lights emphasize the need to float our heads—freedom in the head and neck are crucial for eyesight, balance, and coordination.

Incrediwear

When I was in Dubai just before COVID, I attended the Arab Health Conference. Over 4200 vendors were hawking the newest and coolest health gadgets, but one of them stood out: Incrediwear.

I spoke with the founder and CEO, Jackson Corley, a chiropractor passionate about staying active and helping others do the same.

Their products are wearable anti-inflammatory devices for your joints. What makes them special is the mineral Germanium woven into the fabric, which gets activated by body heat. If you experience any fascial remodeling soreness, their products can give you relief.

BOSU® Plug Puller

Critical and unsophisticated, the BOSU® Plug Puller has saved my nails and hands from damage while moving in and out of my studio.

It’s designed specifically to remove the plugs of BOSU Balls not just to deflate them but also to ensure that the ball is inflated just at the right amount. Doing so is critical for product longevity.

HECOstix

HECOstix is a fun and engaging tool that is best with a partner but can be used alone as well. One person calls out one of the three colors of the HECOstix legs and a hand combination, and the receiver must catch the correct leg with the right hand.

This fun exercise enhances eye-hand coordination as well as executive function. Done on a BOSU ball is, of course, the Rev6 way.

We have partnered with HECOstix to give you a 15% discount with the use of the code: HECOSTIX15.

Athleta

If you’re anything like me, you live in your gym clothes almost 24/7. You also probably struggle to find comfortable and supportive yet stylish pieces to wear.

Thankfully, I found a brand whose designs can move with me throughout each day: Athleta! They have a wide selection of apparel for all sports, sizes, and climates. The best part is… their clothes are designed by active women for active women.

I have partnered with them to give you $20 off a pair regular-priced Salutation Stash or Transcend tights! Make sure to order fast because this offer only lasts until September 10th.

Ojai Energetics CBD Sports Gel

Whenever I get muscle soreness from playing hard or sitting too much, my go-to is Ojai Energetics CBD Sports Gel. I am a topical product junkie, and this is what I use on my patients.

The beauty of it is that it glides, penetrates quickly, and works. The fascia is filled with CBD receptors; therefore, this gel is compatible with Rev6 and fascial manipulation.
In addition, Ojai Energetics is a company I believe in, and shares values similar to Rev6. Like us, they care about your health and well-being. They do this by using the cleanest, safest, highest-quality ingredients.

Ojai Energetics has kindly offered a free gel with an order of a 3 or 6-pack when you order through this link.

ALKA Hydrogen Water Generator

Hydration is essential to the benefits of your workouts and getting the desired leanness. This is not news to most people. But why are most of my patients dehydrated while drinking plenty of water? This mystery has eluded me for 40 years, and not for lack of research.

Recently my engineering husband purchased a hydrogen-generating bottle based on good authority from a colleague and heard from one of the most qualified Functional Neurologists that hydrogen water is vital to brain health and more. A quick review of some of the research indicates the following benefits:

  • Improves muscle recovery, increases power performance, and reduces muscle function decline after a workout
  • Anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative, and anti-aging effects
  • Aids in the healing of traumatic brain injury
  • Enhances the gut microbiome, thereby improving brain health
  • Increases in central nervous system activity that is anti-depressive, anti-anxiety, mood-elevating, and decreases sympathetic activity at rest
  • Contributes to the regulation of autophagy and cell death, important in eliminating damaged cell components
  • And many more

Even if the bottle just gets you drinking more water, I am on board with recommending the ALKA Hydrogen Water Generator. I personally notice the difference and look forward to reaping the benefits.

4KOR Fitness Mini-Vibration Device

Everyone knows I am a tool person. My engineer husband often says, “If you are struggling, you have the wrong tool.” I could not agree more.

My new favorite thing is this little mini-vibration device, beautifully designed with true knowledge of how the superficial fascia must be treated. Many fascial devices on the market abuse the fascia and the practitioner. On the contrary, this one’s vibration mechanism, silicon head, and handle make it ideal for what we do.

I am delighted to have a tool to recommend to my patients and practitioners for self-care and, of course, to use in my practice.

Glucose Revolution
by Jessie Inchauspé

Something I have learned over the span of my career is how one seemingly isolated factor can have far-reaching effects on our bodies.

One of those is glucose.

In her best-selling book Glucose Revolution, biochemist Jessie Inchauspé discusses how glucose impacts our health, from our sleep and mood to our skin.

I love this book because not only is it packed with simple, actionable, and evidence-based tips, it’s also entertaining!

You can find it in bookstores nationwide or order it online!

BOSU Pro-Balance Trainer

If you have been to any of our Level 2 classes, you know by now, I love the BOSU ball. This ball mimics the elasticity of our fascia, making it an exceptional tool for remodeling the fascia in our ankles (and above). The BOSU is also great for adding variety and upping the intensity of your workouts. My trainers comment how their heart rate goes up when they do any activity on the BOSU.

Try standing on both feet with your eyes closed and you learn where your imbalances are. When you stand single footed on the flat side all of your Essentials engage. What an amazing tool! In addition, its unstable surface makes it perfect for training our balance, which is highly consequential to our movement and performance. Find out more in my new blog, Improving Performance Through Balance Training, then put your newfound knowledge into practice with a BOSU!

Rev Pipes

Rev Pipes are one of my favorite tools. The texture and support they offer encourage the feet to wake up from years of being trapped in the wrong shoes. Rev6’s 1st Essential “Mind Your Feet” has a new meaning when your feet are challenged to follow the contour of the pipes while standing on them.

Each foot is made up of 26 bones, 33 joints, 19 muscles, 10 tendons, 107 ligaments, and 100’s of thousands of nerve endings. Our feet are our direct connection with our environment when we stand and walk. The pipes are an effective and necessary tool to restore mobility and refine the neurology of our feet which is vital for balance, movement, overall health, perceiving and responding to our environment, and our safety.

Check out my new Blog, The Benefits of Tactile Stimulation in Cognitive and Athletic Performance, to learn more about the impact the Pipes can have in finding optimal health and performance.

Pro Rotating Discs

Grip Strength Meter

Read my new Blog, Get a Grip on Your Health, to learn more about my exploration of using grip strength measurements to assess many aspects of our health, including cardiovascular health.

Why not start measuring your grip strength and your clients’ now and monitor your progress with your Rev6 hand exercises?

Please keep us posted!

Nitric Oxide Support

I have been enamored with nitric oxide support supplements for nearly a decade since Apex came up with Nitric Balance.  The performance benefits were immediate

The direction for the product was to take enough until the room got brighter, an indication that blood to the brain was increased affecting the optic nerve.  The conversion was immediate in energy, tissue oxygenation, and performance.

Nitric Oxide Support continues to be a crucial product in the care of my patients increasing circulation, restoring blood vessel health, and improving hormonal health. New discoveries of the benefits of NO support continue to arise.

In 1998 three American scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine for their discoveries on “Nitric Oxide as a signaling molecule in the cardiovascular system”.

Nitric oxide is made in the body but decreases as we age.  A diet rich in NO foods is important but I have never seen anyone increase their NO to the optimal range with diet alone.

What is the optimal range? 
Berkeley Life came up with salivary test strips, simple to use, and immediate results that indicate your NO level based on the color generated by the interaction of your saliva with a reagent.  This is a great way to identify if you are getting enough in your diet and or supplementation, and whether your supplement is working (or not).

How to take NO support:
If you want an immediate NO push before exercising or competing take the Apex Nitric Balance, for sustained and long-term NO benefits take the Berkeley Life NO support.  For athletes serious about their performance take both.

I encourage you to read about the benefits of these products.  Berkeley Life provides many articles and webinars on the benefits of NO.

You can purchase these products through our Rev6 “stores”.

Bamboo Toothbrush Set

Bamboo Toothbrush Set

The texture of these bamboo toothbrushes is the right amount of stiffness and space between bristles. These make the most effective toothbrushes for oral hygiene while they are eco-friendly.

Celtic Salt

I like Celtic sea salt the best of all the salts I have tried and used over the years. It has the right amount of saltiness to enhance food flavors, and its exchange with my tongue is more inviting and palatable.

Soft Gel Toe Separators

About a year ago I ran across silicon toe separators…no not the stiff ones often called yoga toes but soft, rubbery, flexible ones. I bought them put them on, and immediately saw their value not only for my lagging 4th toes but as a valuable educational tool for everyone. These tiny devices support you to use every joint of every toe and allow the muscles and fascia of the feet and toes to work their best. Start slowly 15 minutes per day, especially when you are moving barefooted, and in a short amount of time, you will be wearing them, not realizing you have them on. Your feet will feel great. You will feel grounded and walk better.

Extreme Like A Girl

Women in Adventure Sports
by Carolina Amell

Why I like this book:
This is a lovely tabletop book that is beautiful, inspiring, and features my dear friend, Lynsey Dyer.
Lynsey is not only an amazing extreme skier, pioneer and female sport advocate she is a passionate conservationist.

Her message:
“Our biggest challenge is not whether we can do big things; it is whether we have the audacity to consider the biggest things we might be able to create and then commit to the vision, regardless of who approves.”

Wild Sockeye Salmon

Patagonia Provisions lightly smoked wild sockeye salmon is one of my favorite go-to’s when I am in a pinch for food. It is packaged to travel well, is naturally preserved, tastes delicious, and can be added to a salad, eaten on a gluten-free cracker with avocado, or alone.

Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

A beautifully written, compelling insight into our diversity as human beings. It covers the love of parents, the struggle and joy of raising children with special qualities or needs. You will rethink the label “handicapped.” I was particularly moved by the chapter on deafness and how important it is to consider how non-hearing perceive their disability/ability and the difficult choices parents face deciding what is best for their children without the perspective of their child. I could not put this book down. I am wiser and more compassionate from reading this book.

Tribe

I read Tribe February 2020, just before the Covid “stay at home” order, and the world went into a period of isolation. As the months went on, the book had more meaning and relevance.

The book is Sebastian Junger’s memoir of his trip as he hitchhiked in the US after college.

He talks about the importance of tribe and uniting with others who share common values, ideas, experiences, and backgrounds. Challenges and uncertainty bring people together, and that it is our Tribe that helps us feel less lonely and more fulfilled.

I found that one’s true tribe, the people you most want to spend time with were the ones you kept in contact with even with a quick hello email, text, or call during the lockdown.

A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century

I met this book’s authors, Heather and Bret, at Flow Camp in 2019. We were guests and presenters, and our friendship began. Heather’s and Bret‘s writing goes deep.

The dynamic couple hosts the DarkHorse Podcast, A Show for Curious Minds and Free Thinkers found at https://bretweinstein.net/podcast. My husband and I are regular viewers and fans.

Here is a summary of the book:

A provocative exploration of the tension between our evolutionary history and our modern woes–and what we can do about it.

We are living through the most prosperous age in all of human history, yet we are listless, divided, and miserable. Wealth and comfort are unparalleled, but our political landscape is unmoored, and rates of suicide, loneliness and chronic illness continue to skyrocket. How do we explain the gap between these truths? And how should we respond?

A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century outlines a science-based worldview that will empower you to live a better, wiser life.

For evolutionary biologists, Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein, the cause of our troubles is clear: the accelerating rate of change in the modern world has outstripped the capacity of our brains and bodies to adapt. We evolved to live in clans, but today many people don’t even know their neighbors’ names. In our haste to discard outdated gender roles, we increasingly deny the flesh-and-blood realities of sex–and its ancient roots. The cognitive dissonance spawned by trying to live in a society we are not built for is killing us.

In this book, Heying and Weinstein draw on decades of their work teaching in college classrooms and exploring Earth’s most biodiverse ecosystems to confront today’s pressing social ills–from widespread sleep deprivation and dangerous diets to damaging parenting styles and backward education practices. They ask the questions many modern people are afraid to ask.

Breath: The New Science to a Lost Art

I have explored breathing techniques for most of my career and was still uncertain on how to guide my patients and students to breathe.  “Breath” has summarized many techniques and provides a guide to experience each of them, deciding for yourself the breathing that works best for you.  I personally loved the audiobook version which enabled me to practice the breathing techniques while listening. Every patient or student that has listened to or read the book discovered how best to breathe for them.  I now incorporate breathing into the Rev6 exercises thanks to Breath.