In the past, walking was a daily activity and became an integral and unspoken part of people’s lives. Today, with modern conveniences and comforts everywhere you go exercise has become something you have to plan into your day and intentionally do. For some Americans, the most walking they do during the day is from their house to the car and then from the car to the office. What you may not know is that there are some surprising health benefits to walking as little as 30 minutes per day.
We are constantly amazed by athletes and the things they put their body through in the name of performance. An athlete has to train often and train hard to operate at their peak level. For this reason, athletes are much more susceptible to sports injuries. Sports injuries can be any number of things, but what we see most commonly is tendonitis, torn muscle tissue and sprains. In more extreme cases, there are injuries that require months of physical therapy and time away from practice.
While injuries can’t be completely avoided, there are steps you can take with your chiropractor before and after an injury happens to insure quick recovery and a low chance of the injury recurring in the future. Chiropractic care for sports injuries is still considered an alternative form of medicine, but the improvement in an athletes health and performance after they have undergone a treatment really speaks to the benefits. Let’s take a look at some of the ways chiropractic care can help you. Continue reading “How a Chiropractor can help your sports injury” »
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For the last couple of months I’ve taken up the sport of running and doing races! At first it was very daunting to just say, “I want to lace my sneakers up and go running”. Sounds Dumb….but maybe you’ve felt scared or nervous about starting to run as well. Today I want to share some of the mistakes I’ve made as a first time runner and how to fix them to help you be more successful on your new goal (and better performance on races)!
And if you do start running, hit me up below on the comments section and let me know how it’s going!
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Yes! I finally got to watch what immediately became one of my favorite movies ever. As a father of two baby boys, watching full length movies has become a premium and somewhat rare (I’m sure some parents can understand). But there was nothing more thrilling than watching the Amazon Warrior Goddess take the lead, fight her battles, save the day and just be a flat out BadAss!
Wonder Woman looked amazing, and so poised as she fought evil. And the one thing I couldn’t help but notice was, surprisingly, her posture. I realize this may sound unusual and I know this isn’t what most of you were paying attention. But, wow, Wonder Woman had perfect posture.
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Most people have given up on their resolutions at this point in the year. But, if you still want to make 2017 your most healthy year yet (and you still can!), there are a ton of apps to help you set your fitness goals and stay on track every day. Whether you’re an elite runner who’s looking for a playlist that automatically adjusts to your pace, or you’re just beginning a strength training routine and want some expert guidance, you’ll find something on this list just for you. Lace up your sneakers and get ready—this is bound to be your healthiest year yet! Continue reading “4 Apps To Get In Shape in 2017” »
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Taking time to strengthen and tone your back muscles can remove your dependence on pain medication and prevent future back problems. The muscles and bones in your back work together to give your back the perfect flex and structure. Strong supporting muscles can take the strain of your body weight off your spine and reduce or eliminates back pain.
Continue reading “3 Exercises for Core Strength” »
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Older adults begin to face unique health struggles that Chiropractic care is specially equipped to address. Older people suffer from arthritis, decreased flexibility, brittle bones, poor balance and joint degeneration. Regular visits with a chiropractor can enhance the lives of elderly patients in 5 specific ways.
Continue reading “5 Benefits of Chiro for Seniors” »