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Did you know you can’t hold your nose and hum?

Did you know you can’t hold your nose and hum? Don’t believe it? Give it a try. (and yes, I wish I had a camera to capture you trying it!) Why do you think that is? It is because when you hum, you are actually exhaling, so if both your mouth and your nose is […]

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6 Ways that Poor Ergonomics Can Have Negative Consequences on Your Health

6 Ways that Poor Ergonomics Can Have Negative Consequences on Your Health One of the most common reasons why ergonomics is ignored, is that we often confuse the symptoms it causes, with other conditions. We tend to attribute eye strain to working too many hours; tingling in extremities to conditions like anxiety; and muscular pain, […]

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8 Secrets for Permanent Weight Loss

Our Director, Irene Diamond, has released her 8 tips to keep extra weight off permanently. Following these 8 tips will surely improve your diet and physique. Enjoy! #1) EAT SLOWLY: Decide that you are worth (a minimum of) 20 minutes per meal to just sit, relax and enjoy your food. If you eat in less […]

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Massage for Weight Loss

Massage For Weight Loss!?!? Have you heard that massage helps you lose weight?  Some spas and salons offer “weight-loss massage” and cellulite reduction massage. Don’t be fooled! If it were THAT easy and felt THAT good to lose weight, our country (and the rest of the industrialized world) would not have a weight problem! Massage […]

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How to Receive a Massage

Here are a few SECRETS to help you feel at ease and to gain the greatest benefit from your massage therapy session. • Be sure to tell the therapist about any areas of your body which are injured, tense or sore.  Also mention any medical conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart problems, chronic headaches, […]

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How Do I Achieve Good Posture?

We are the experts on ergonomics. If you have ever wondered what simple things you could be doing to improve your posture, read our suggestions below. We might just save your back… Question: What does the re-occurring knot between your shoulder blades, the tension headache you get during a stressful day at work, and the […]

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10 Tips For An Ergonomic Computer Workstation

Work should not be a pain in the neck! (Or wrist, or shoulder for that matter!) You need to read this post if you are experiencing any pain or discomfort from the long days in the office. Our suggestions have been proven to assist in correcting improper posture while sitting at a desk.  Musculoskeletal injuries […]

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