Exercise to reverse damage from heart aging


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 [...]

Exercise to reverse damage from heart aging2018-03-09T10:06:23-07:00

Is back pain a cultural thing?


80% of Americans will report back pain at one time or another in their life, while other cultures can suffer lower reported incidents of back pain.  What is interesting about this is that these other cultures have less access to tools and have more laborious working conditions.  So how does this happen? If we look [...]

Is back pain a cultural thing?2018-03-02T15:26:48-07:00

Proper way to warm-up before working out


The proper way to warm-up before working out can be the key to success Many of you may be back at the gym working off the holidays and getting yourself in shape for summer clothes.  Proper nutrition is important for hitting your goals, but in order to stay healthy for your work-outs, the proper way [...]

Proper way to warm-up before working out2018-02-23T10:18:50-07:00

Standing can help you lose weight


A new study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology found that standing instead of sitting for six hours a day could prevent weight gain and help people to actually lose weight. Prolonged sitting has been linked to the obesity epidemic, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. Europeans sit for up to seven hours a day, and [...]

Standing can help you lose weight2018-02-09T09:10:43-07:00

Back Pain for Runners Starts Deep


A recent study used motion-capture technology to reveal that the source of back pain for runners lies deeper than expected. Screenshot of runner 3-D model. Photo: Ohio State University Researchers collected data using a motion-capture system and pressure-sensitive plates as participants ran around a track; they then used the findings to create 3D-model [...]

Back Pain for Runners Starts Deep2018-01-26T13:42:23-07:00

Treatment For A Bulging Disc


Treatment For A Bulging Disc In this post, you’ll learn about the definition, causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of a bulging disc. But to thoroughly understand a bulging disc, it is important to learn some basic anatomy and physiology of the spine – specifically the disc which is the area affected by the [...]

Treatment For A Bulging Disc2019-06-23T18:55:34-07:00

Healthy Holiday Tips!


The holiday season is upon us and so are busy schedules and poor eating habits.  Here are a few tips on how to have a healthy holiday season! Plan for holiday events that involve a lot of sweet and high calorie food Eat healthy before the holiday event so that you don't overeat Limit sampling [...]

Healthy Holiday Tips!2017-12-22T10:38:26-07:00

Women are fitter than men


The findings of a recent study are contrary to the popular assumption that men's bodies are more naturally athletic.  How can this be? Women can process oxygen more quickly than men when they start to exercise, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.  The study compared oxygen uptake and muscle oxygen extraction between [...]

Women are fitter than men2017-12-15T07:13:07-07:00

What does a stiff back mean?


"My back feels so stiff!" We often hear our friends say. Well, that doesn't mean your friend's back is actually stiff, according to a new study at the University of Alberta's Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. "A conscious experience of feeling stiff does not reflect true biomechanical back stiffness," explained Greg Kawchuk, professor and back and [...]

What does a stiff back mean?2017-12-08T08:35:48-07:00

Healthier Ways to Eat Eggs


Over the years eggs have received good and bad press.  Eggs are a great source of protein, vitamins, and minerals.  They also are high in cholesterol, hence the bad reputation.  The point is don't give up on the egg, just learn to prepare them in a healthier way.  Check out this article on 23 Healthier [...]

Healthier Ways to Eat Eggs2017-12-01T09:14:17-07:00