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Motivating your winter workouts

Even under normal circumstances it can be hard to start a new exercise routine. This goes for a change in type of activity as well as beginning for the first time in a while (or ever). But at this time of year when the weather is getting progressively colder the great outdoors becomes less and less […]

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Yoga – Great Exercise for Kids

There are just as many benefits of a yoga practice for kids as there are for adults. All of the physical benefits for adults – improved flexibility, improved cardiovascular fitness, and decreased blood pressure and respiratory rate to name a few – also apply to the younger population. A best of all, yoga is safe for […]

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The Benefits of High-Impact Excercise

The benefits of high-impact exercise for bone health are well known. This is the basis of a multitude of fitness programs that focus on weight-bearing exercise to increase bone density. But how much force do you actually need to make a difference? A study from the University of Bristol explored this question by measuring the […]

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De-stress Your Neck

… and we’re back with part 2 of our headache discussion! Remember that cluster headaches and migraines are both related to central nervous system dysfunction that causes inflammation of the trigeminal nerve. Management of both headache types include anti-inflammatory medications, triptans, and/or breathing 100% pure oxygen, all with the goal of reducing irritation of the […]