16 May May 16, 2018

Running Facts and Injury Risks

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Running is one of the most popular sports/exercises in the world today.  It’s feasible to most, and it attracts many. It provides health and stress relief benefits.  It is a rapidly growing sport with many participants now trending to the longer runs of 10km or more (10k, ½ marathon, and marathon).  In the US alone […]

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The modern day office environment revolves around desk-based activities, which has increased our sitting/sedentary time, significantly.  Adverse effects have been linked to prolonged sitting, and range from spinal degeneration to cardiovascular disease and even increased mortality.  Yes, prolonged sitting is a health hazard!  Many of us sit 8 + hours per day on average.   […]

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This can be a difficult question to answer, at first.  It requires an understanding of the hip and back connection, a thorough history, physical exam, and at times, advanced imaging.  The difficulty lies in their shared pain patterns.  The hip and lower back have shared innervation, shared muscle groups, and shared functions. The Hip and […]

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After you implement an anti-inflammatory diet, you can make some significant additional gains by supplementing appropriately.  Supplements should be considered exactly as their name implies –  a “supplement” to an already existing healthy anti-inflammatory diet.  Supplementing, without also implementing the anti-inflammatory lifestyle, is like trying to put out a forest fire with only a fire […]

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We can look in any of our grocery and wholesale stores in America today, and we will find ourselves and others making pro-inflammatory decisions when it comes to the foods we buy.  For example: oversized bags of chips, frozen and processed foods, refined carbs, grain fed animal products, seed oils, etc.  Any busy city street […]

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06 Dec December 06, 2017

The Anti-Inflammatory Diet – Part 1

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Decreased pain, decreased susceptibility to chronic disease, and increased energy levels, are some of the main reasons an anti-inflammatory diet is attractive.   In Part I of this 3 part article, we’ll review what the anti-inflammatory diet is and its importance.  Part II will cover guidelines for application.  Finally, Part III will review the recommended additional […]

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It’s becoming more and more evident that the main function of sleep is that it appears to be the only time that your brain receives a “deep cleaning”, in order to stay healthy.  All the intra and extra-cellular waste and proteins which accumulate, are flushed out by different clearing systems throughout the day; however, these clearing […]

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“Sleep is the best meditation.” ~ The Dalai Lama Intuitively, we all know that a good night’s sleep is beneficial.  It improves our mood, and it has physical health benefits as well.  Proper sleep reduces the risks of: Cardiovascular disease Chronic low grade inflammation Kidney disease Diabetes Obesity Depression Sleep helps promote: Immune function Muscle and connective […]

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01 Nov November 01, 2017

Your Incredible Feet

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Your feet play an incredibly important role.  Most importantly, they are usually your first and only contact with the ground below you.  When coming in contact with the ground below you they serve a dual function: “Loose bag of bones” – your foot must dissipate the forces placed on it from the weight you transfer […]

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25 Oct October 25, 2017

Learn About Your Body Type

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We all fall somewhere on the continuum among these three body types with their different advantages and disadvantages: Ectomorph – Long and lean Mesomorph – Muscular and stocky Endomorph – Plump and round We are all varying combinations with differences in body fat ratio, ligament strength/laxity, muscle and tendon strength/endurance, and metabolism.  See the graphic below […]

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