Tag Archives: fitness

Be happy, Be healthy

One of the foundations of happiness is health.  I am not talking about media- defined health: the one that pushes you to have 0% body fat so that you can flaunt an impressive body devoid of personality.  I am talking … Continue reading

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Conquering Migraines

They can make your life a living hell.  You often wonder when the next one will hit.  Dirty little terrorists!  You feel like you have no control over them.  Medication helps some people, but does not get rid of migraines … Continue reading

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Do you meet the USDHHS minimum exercise guidelines?

In 2008, the US Department of Health and Human Services established the following guidelines on physical activity: AT LEAST,  2.5 hours of moderate exercise weekly like walking briskly, water aerobics, ballroom dancing, doubles tennis, or gardening OR 1.25 hours of vigorous activity like race … Continue reading

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Exercising during Pregnancy

Exercising during pregnancy is safe for most women as long as they are monitored by their physician.  Many physiological changes will occur during pregnancy: you will gain weight, your center of gravity will shift, hormones will make your mood go … Continue reading

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Staying healthy with good breathing technique

You feel fatigued frequently for no explanation.  Your muscles are continuously knotted up and achy.  You have trouble concentrating.  Have you checked your breathing technique? Do you know that incorrect breathing have been associated with many conditions from chronic headaches … Continue reading

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A disc that matters

Nestled between most of the vertebra of our spine lie intervertebral discs.  These are fibrocartilagenous rings that make our spine an excellent shock absorber.  They can get injured by making a small innocent moves such as bending to pick up … Continue reading

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Why Chiropractic?

Most people think of chiropractic help is only for the injured, especially low back injuries.  Well, they are partly wrong.  Chiropractic has been proven time and time again to be the best therapy to treat joint injuries and chronic pain. … Continue reading

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