Counting My Blessings

As I count my blessings today, I include all of you at the top of my list. I have the greatest job in the world, and I owe it all to you, my friends and clients. It is a gift to work with people who always continue to strive to be healthier and happier. You …

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Safe Gardening For A Better Back

With summer in full bloom, so are our vegetable gardens, our backyards and our weeds. Gardening, landscaping and yardwork are a joy for many, a great way to accomplish something important, but also an opportunity to get up from our desks, get outside and do some good old fashioned work. I like work. But, honestly, …

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Are Shakes Healthy For You?

Everyone is talking about “shakes”. Many supplement and diet companies advertise shakes as a miracle weight loss tool, while others take protein shakes to fuel muscle building, or as a convenient, quick, meal. Shakes of all kinds: protein, veggie or fruit smoothies, senior nutrition shakes, are available at the corner market. But many people use …

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Do You Have A Plan Of Action?

When you head to the gym, or outside for a workout, do you have a plan of action? Or do you just do what you always have done? Or, do you just do what others do, or things you’ve seen on the internet, without thinking of your personal needs? Unless you have a specific training …

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Self Myofascial Release- The Most Important Self Care Tool Ever

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OK, so maybe I exaggerated a bit. Maybe not. But, you get my message, right? Self- Myofascial Release, (SMR), aka foam rolling, stick rolling, ball rolling and more, is truly a miracle technique for softening chronically tight tissue, decreasing serious chronic pain, and improving fitness and sports performance. Through my workshops and fitness lectures, I …

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