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4 Week Guide for Your Return to Running

Let’s say you want to start run training for the first time or you are looking for a safe return to recreational or competitive running after an injury or surgery. This return to run program can be used for return to continuous running and it should be started once you are able to walk 30 […]

How to Have Better Posture by Sitting in Traffic

Sitting in traffic every day? Here are a few simple exercises that can be performed in the comforts of your car to promote improved spinal positioning or simply, better posture. Chin Tucks: While sitting in your car, press the entire back of your head equally into the head rest maintaining a level chin without bending […]


In recent years, chronic inflammatory problems, such as allergies and asthma, have been increasing in developed parts of the world. There are two working hypotheses that contribute to this phenomenon, one of which is the “hygiene hypothesis” that Nesse and Williams outlined in 1994. The hygiene hypothesis says that reduced family size and improved cleanliness […]


Did you ever wonder why your neck or upper back hurt so much lately? It might just have to do with the technology you spend so much time with. The average human head weighs about 10-12 pounds. Your body can easily support its weight while in the normal neutral position. Unfortunately most of us do […]

Lower Extremity Foam Roll Tips

FOAM ROLL Here are a few tips to help with flexibility and muscle tightness in your legs. Perform 3-5 minutes each area, 1 time per day after a 10-minute cardio warm up. Foam rolls come in a variety of density, start out with a softer surface and work your way up to a higher density […]

The Dangers of Obesity

Obesity is now recognized as a disease by the American Medical Association.70% of adults in the United States are obese or overweight and 20% of adults in every state are obese according to a report issued by the Centers for Disease Control on Thursday, September 1, 2016.(Click the link below to read the article) http://www.aol.com/article/news/2016/09/01/at-least-20-percent-of-adults-are-obese-in-every-us-state/21463954/ Obesity […]


What is Cupping?

Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage. The 2016 Olympic games in Rio quickly […]

Tame Your Anxiety in 5 Minutes

We live in a fast-paced world where we are constantly bombarded with various stressors. Stress is often associated with anxiety, depressed mood, irritability and fatigue. Leaving our stressors behind to live on a tropical beach sounds amazing but is probably not feasible. Here are a few exercises you can try the next time you’re feeling […]

Fish Oil as a Treatment for Depression

The British Journal of Psychiatry released an article in April titled “Efficacy of Omega-3 Highly Unsaturated Fatty Acids in the Treatment of Depression.”  The study sought to evaluate the efficacy of fish oil in the treatment of major depressive disorder. The researchers found that individuals who supplemented with EPA-predominant omega-3 formulations had clinical benefits.Adequate intakes […]