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3 Simple Evidence-Based Steps For Fast and Healthy Weight Loss

Ideally, a weight loss plan should: Control your appetite Enable you to  lose weight without feeling  hungry or deprived Lead to favorable effects on your metabolism   3 Simple Evidence-Based Steps For Faster and Healthier Weight Loss 1 – Cut Back on Sugars and Starches Sugar and starches are the primary foods that trigger the release of the hormone insulin, …

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Drink Your Pain Away

Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie Recipe For Inflammation, Pain and Tissue Healing Do you have pain, heal slowly or take long to recover after exercise? Try this smoothie daily for a month and see how you feel. You may be able to drink your pain away. Combine 1 cup water 1 cup Berries (I like Costco Organic Frozen mix) 1 cup Pineapple 1 …

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If you are not assessing, you’re guessing.

Several weeks ago I attended a course on treating fascia. One of the biggest take-away points was that there are a lot of effective techniques that can be used to address pain and injuries, but the KEY to an effective treatment is an accurate assessment.   Why do we assess? Establish a baseline/starting point Create realistic expectations Discover specific GOALS …

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Why Your Exercise Should Include Anaerobic Activity

Many of my patients ask me which form of exercise is better, cardio or strength training. In my observation, women generally tend to favor cardio, while men tend to favor strength training. Both cardio and strength training are an important part of an integrated exercise routine. Anaerobic training, however,  has some metabolic advantages when it comes to weight loss and …

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What’s Your Type?

William Sheldon, PhD, MD, introduced the concept of somatotypes in the 1940s. Sheldon asserted that there were three primary categories to which people could be  assigned based on the extent to which their bodily physique conforms. We are all born with an inherited body type based on skeletal frame and body composition. Most people are combinations of the three primary …

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