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Medical Treatment versus Back Pain

June 8th, 2018 (No Comments)

Medical treatment versus Back Pain, Who wins that battle? Physicians have been trying to find a quick, effective way to treat back pain.  This has included oral medications, shots, and even surgery.  While some of these have provided short term relief, most have not been effective for long term relief. Though Americans spend an estimated $80 […]

4 tips to prevent Alzheimer’s

June 1st, 2018 (No Comments)

Alzheimer’s can start manifesting itself as early as your 30’s. So following certain lifestyle choices can be instrumental in reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s. Here are 4 key lifestyle tips: EXERCISE REGULARLY, AT A HIGH INTENSITY – Exercise can protect against Alzheimer’s because it not only increases blood flow to the brain, but it loosens […]

Staying fit as you get older

May 18th, 2018 (No Comments)

Maintaining quality of life as we get older requires a stronger commitment to diet and exercise.  Planning and knowing your limitations are important but staying fit as you get older has this key element to success. Older adults are more likely to stick with a group exercise program if they can do it with people […]

Are you ready to put on the swimsuit?

May 11th, 2018 (No Comments)

One of the great motivators for people to workout is the fact that it’s summer and we may have to put the swimsuit on.   I personally have 10 different pairs that I have collected over the years.  Each year it seemed that I had to get one just a little  bit bigger.  I didn’t get […]

Dehydration and Muscle Pain

May 7th, 2018 (No Comments)

Can dehydration contribute to muscle pain? The heat is on and one of the biggest challenges living in Arizona is staying hydrated during the summer heat.  Water is the liquid of life, 65% of our body is made up of it.  When the temperature gets above 100, our body’s can lose up to 1.5 quarts […]

Children as fit as endurance athletes

April 26th, 2018 (No Comments)

Children not only have fatigue-resistant muscles, but recover very quickly from high-intensity exercise — even faster than well-trained adult endurance athletes. This is the finding of new research published in open-access journal Frontiers in Physiology, which compared the energy output and post-exercise recovery rates of young boys, untrained adults and endurance athletes. The research could help […]

How to Reduce Dementia in Women

April 20th, 2018 (No Comments)

Women with high physical fitness at middle age were nearly 90 percent less likely to develop dementia decades later, compared to women who were moderately fit, according to a study published the March 14, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study measured the women’s cardiovascular fitness based […]

10 Ways to Control Chronic Back Pain

April 12th, 2018 (No Comments)

            Tips to help you deal with your chronic back pain Chronic back pain can be one of the most frustrating conditions to deal with.  It affects every posture (laying, seated, standing) and every movement (especially walking and lifting).  Chronic back pain can wear you down and make you irritable and […]

Reduce back pain with better sleep

March 23rd, 2018 (No Comments)

Our sleep position can either help or make our back pain worse.  Considering the fact that we spend about a third of our day sleeping, improving our sleep position can dramatically reduce back pain with better sleep.  Check out these tips to a better nights sleep: Get rid of the old mattress – If you have […]

Exercise to reverse damage from heart aging

March 9th, 2018 (No Comments)

How to reverse damage from heart aging Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S.  So exercising to reverse damage from heart aging is important to reduce this risk.  “Based on a series of studies performed by our team over the past 5 years, this ‘dose’ of exercise has become my […]

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