From the National Posture Institute Many health & fitness professionals refrain from addressing posture. It’s not something they’ve been taught and it’s not an area that typically concerns them. Posture and body alignment are often left to chiropractors. Little thought is given to the habits that lead to posture related problems and if professionals would be more open to learning
Summer is right around the corner! Many of us use the colder winter months to add a “hibernation layer,” and this can be easier to ignore when you’re wearing jeans and jackets. However, now that the weather is warming up most of us are starting to think about shorts and swimsuits – and, how we will look in those clothes!
Original article from Integrative Dental Arts: Have you been doing everything “by the book,” trying to lose weight but to no avail? The common weight loss regimen includes eating a balanced diet that is rich in lean proteins and vegetables, exercising at least three days a week for 30 minutes, and limiting your intake of unhealthy foods. Maybe you eat
There is so much information out there about your food, your diet, what you should eat, and what to avoid that it can be extremely overwhelming. New fads, new supplements, new diets – it all changes from month to month depending on where you look. Below you will find a few simple strategies to help you take the guesswork out
The holiday season is notorious for causing even the fittest of us to gain a few pounds. Between Thanksgiving turkey, marshmallow-ed sweet potatoes, holiday ham, and all that dessert, maintaining a solid health and fitness strategy is definitely a challenge. We absolutely believe that you should enjoy the holidays and your time with family and friends. However, we can provide
“Eat these foods to sharpen your mind,” your personal trainer in Thousand Oaks suggests. With new studies emerging, we are learning more and more about how food affects our health, body, and brain. Scientists are discovering foods that keep us healthy and prevent disease and illness. Similarly, they’re finding foods that keep our mind clear and our memory sharp. A
Losing weight is hard. It can be intimidating, overwhelming, and confusing. Between the newspaper articles, TV commercials, advertisements, your friends’ opinions… how are you supposed to know where to start? How do you know what’s right and what’s wrong? To get you started, here’s a list of FIVE things you absolutely should NOT do while trying to lose weight. Don’t use
Supercharge your plate with superfoods. Superfoods are the new ‘it’ item to have in your shopping cart. Not only are they colorful, affordable, and easy to eat, but they are proven to fight disease and boost energy. There’s certainly a handful of food items that are considered ‘super’ for plenty of reasons. The following foods can fend off serious diseases