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Key To Reducing Injuries When Adding Activity

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‘Ouch– my back!”The start of summer is often when people get out and start being more active.It’s often a time for increased injuries.Key To Reducing Injuries When Adding Activity?Graded Exposure with Active Modulation Therapy.• GE is as it sounds—slowly increasing the load and exertion our body can tolerate. • AMT is manually applying external pressure to […]

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What Does Aloha Mean When Tragedy Strikes?

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When tragedy strikes, follow the Hawai’ian teachings of ALOHA. I’m writing this as the wildfires on Maui in Lahaina have just left their path of destruction, with over 1000 people still missing and hundreds of people injured or dead….  Other parts of the Hawaiian islands are still raging. (As they are in Spain, Canada, Greece, and around the […]

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Why We Don’t “DO” A Black Friday Sale

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YES! We do have Gift Certificates Available… But THAT’S Not the point of this blog…Paper or Digital Gift Certificates are available for purchase HERE. (Virtual or Physical Appointments)Twas the weekend after Thanksgiving…& director, Irene Diamond is here, stuffed with stuffing… We’re thankful for you! And… sorry to be what some may consider, the barer of bad news…  […]

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My Mom…Do You Know The Story?

 My Mom…Do You Know The Story? It’s not hard to tell this, and then again, it is painfully hard… My Mom, Grace Hope died on 9/11, too. 9/11/2001 is a date that so many of us know as the infamous day when thousands of people died in New York City, Arlington Virginia and Shanksville, Pennsylvania. My […]

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Skin Woes

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Dry, itchy, red skin? You may have eczema. It’s called the itch-scratch cycle. You have dry skin that itches, so you scratch it to the point that the skin is damaged. This releases inflammatory chemicals that only increase the itch and the cycle continues. This is what it’s like to have eczema, an itchy rash […]

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The AB-Solute Workout

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Target your abs with five exercises in five minutes. Five minutes a day. That’s all it takes to begin the process of toning and strengthening your abdominal muscles. A short five-minute ab workout is something you can do during the next commercial break, incorporate into your daily workout routine, or do each night before getting […]

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When It Hurts to Swallow

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A painful sore throat can mean a cold, strep throat, or tonsillitis. How can you tell the difference? Throughout the day, you feel a sore throat coming on and dread an oncoming illness. It hurts to swallow, the back of your throat looks red, and you have a fever. Is it just a cold virus […]

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Heart These Foods

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Simple food substitutions for a healthy heart. Old habits die hard. It’s not easy changing the eating habits you’ve lived with for years. But when your doctor tells you your heart and possibly your life is in danger if you don’t make changes, it’s a sure wake-up call. Along with exercise, your diet plays a […]

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Jump Start Your Health in the New Year

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   Today, on these final days of the year, give yourself a clean slate and begin to improve your health, drop lbs, and feel stronger and more alive! FIRST:Start by simply cleaning out what you KNOW you shouldn’t eat. Look through your pantry, fridge, freezer, and cupboards for foods or packages that have sat there way past their […]

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What Is Dietary Fiber And Why Do We Need It?

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Dietary fiber is more important to your health than you may think. “Fiber is good for you.” “Eat more fiber.” You hear a lot about dietary fiber these days, but why is it so good for you? If you know anything about fiber, you know it works to keep you regular and relieve constipation, but […]

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