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A Healthier Approach to Fall

By | 2016-11-15T18:03:19+00:00 October 2nd, 2014|Healthy Eating|

Autumn is known for cozy hooded sweatshirts, football games, hot chocolate, and warm bonfires. The pressure to look fit and fabulous in swimwear has subsided. Honestly, isn’t that what we make our New Year’s Resolutions for? Fall and winter have long been stereotyped as the “bulking up” seasons. Perhaps that was a necessity many years [...]

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Exercise Can Save Your Life

By | 2016-11-15T18:03:19+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|Exercise|

For the elderly, exercise can quite literally save your life. As you get older your muscle and bone mass decrease and the senses that guide your balance, vision, touch, proprioception, may all start to deteriorate. This can make you unsteady on your feet. Needless to say, bone fractures and brain injuries resulting from falls can [...]

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Stop Arthritis and Increase Bone Mass

By | 2016-11-15T18:03:19+00:00 September 18th, 2014|Exercise|

80-year-olds looking like they're 40? Increasing physical frailty, arthritis, and osteoporosis as you age is commonly accepted as "a fact of life." Until recently, most studies showed that after the age of 40, people typically lose eight percent or more of their muscle mass with each passing decade. But newer research suggests that this is [...]

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More Breakfast Tips

By | 2016-11-15T18:03:19+00:00 September 10th, 2014|Healthy Eating, Recipes|

In our last post, we gave you a high-protein breakfast plan. But what if you have food sensitivities or are allergic to nuts? I then recommend a portion of the following low glycemic/low fructose fruits with your breakfast: apricot avocado blackberries blueberries grapefruit loganberries nectarines olives papaya peach plum raspberries strawberries And if you just [...]

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Breakfast for the Athlete

By | 2016-11-15T18:03:20+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|Healthy Eating, Videos|

What is the most important meal for an athlete? Breakfast, of course. Breakfast is the best meal for optimal leanness, energy, and sustained mental focus. Patients ranging from elite triathletes to corporate executives have found they derive increased mental acuity and focused energy from our [LivFit] breakfast rotations. Breakfast meals that pair meat and nuts [...]

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Fix & Prevent Upper Cross Syndrome

By | 2016-11-15T18:03:20+00:00 August 12th, 2014|Back Pain, Videos|

What can be done to prevent or fix the Upper Cross Syndrome (UCS) problem (head, neck, and shoulder pain)? When we treat UCS, the shortened muscles must be restored (lengthened) before training the weakened muscles. This is based on Sherrington’s Law of reciprocal inhibition, which states that when one muscle is shortened or tightened, its [...]

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Head, Neck & Shoulder Pain – The Upper Cross Syndrome

By | 2016-11-15T18:03:20+00:00 August 6th, 2014|Back Pain|

Upper Cross Syndrome (UCS) is described as a muscle imbalance pattern located at the head and shoulder regions. It is most often found in individuals who work at a desk or who sit for a majority of the day and continuously exhibit poor posture. In UCS tightness of the upper trapezius and levator scapula on [...]

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Chiropractic FAQs – Part 2

By | 2016-11-15T18:03:22+00:00 July 29th, 2014|Chiropractic Care, Pain|

Around the office we have some very curious patients who ask some very intelligent questions. In our previous blog post, we started a compilation of some of the best questions and our answers. Here are more chiropractic FAQs: Why is there a popping sound when a joint is adjusted? Adjustment (or manipulation) of a joint may [...]

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Chiropractic FAQs – Part 1

By | 2016-11-15T18:03:22+00:00 July 22nd, 2014|Chiropractic Care|

Around the office we have some very curious patients who ask some very intelligent questions. Here is a compilation of some of the best questions and our answers. What is chiropractic care? There’s nothing mysterious about chiropractic. It’s a natural method of health care that doesn’t use dangerous drugs or surgery, but focuses on correcting the [...]

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Exercises for Low-Back Pain – Written

By | 2016-11-15T18:03:22+00:00 June 17th, 2014|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care|

In addition to chiropractic care, another great way to care for your spine is intentionally stretching and strengthening your back muscles! Here are a few exercises that can help: Side Bridge - This is a complete core exercise. Start with your body straight and knees bent. Bring your hip off of the ground, propping yourself [...]

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