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Fitness. Down to a Science

Wellness

Golden Years

This week there was an article written about our clinic in The Chronicle Herald. It is nice to have our business recognized for the value we aim to create. That value lies entirely in our ability to positively impact the lives of our clients. The “gold” we really want is for people to be able to enjoy their golden years. As we’ve said before, it’s best to start early, but it’s never too late to start. Proper exercise makes life better now and in the future. It is an...

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The Truth About Exercise

The Truth About Exercise Great documentary. We teach the real objective of exercise and how it can efficiently change your body and improve your quality of life. Looking for a personalized exercise prescription? One that’s effective, convenient, and sustainable? Quick clue: Maintain Your Muscle!

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Creating Headroom

Is your exercise program – or lack thereof – building up or tearing down physiological headroom? How about what you eat? What do I mean by physiological headroom? I mean the ability to restore organ capacity. I mean stimulating anabolic growth in your body rather than enduring catabolic destruction. I mean cleaning up your diet to reduce chronic inflammation and decrease the likelihood of developing a chronic disease. Exercise is the correct balance of challenge and rest,...

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Strength of Mind and Body

After years of promoting strength training as the “core” of any exercise and activity program, it is gratifying to see the mainstream media is increasingly aware of its importance. The scientific literature has been quite clear on this for a fairly long time. Almost all of the conditions we associate with aging are correlated with a loss of muscle tissue that occurs to everyone who is not engaged in specific and progressive resistance training. This is true regardless of...

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Understanding Pain…and what you can do about it in less than 5 minutes

Understanding Pain Great new video from an Australian group on understanding and overcoming persistent pain. Although it is a challenging and complex problem, there are lots of things you can do to reduce your symptoms and increase quality of life. “Getting moving at comfortable levels without fear” is extremely important. Physiotherapy that goes beyond a tissue healing model can be a huge...

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Maintain Your Muscle

Check out this recent artice in the New Your Times  called Doctors Seek Way to Treat Muscle Loss. It is a great overview of the problem we have been trying to make people aware of for a long time. Doctors, however, seem to remain largely unaware of the solution. The article concludes: “Maintaining the muscle is possible,” said Dr. Luigi Ferrucci of the National Institute on Aging, who directs the study, called the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging. “We just don’t know...

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