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This is Why Daily Stretching is Important

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Athletes use stretching to stay on top of their game and prevent injuries, but it shouldn’t be reserved for just the professionals. Daily stretching can be helpful for everyone. Not only does it improve your flexibility over time, but it can help protect your mobility. Stretching keeps your muscles healthy and strong so your joints […]

Herniated Disc Vs. Buldging Disc: What’s the Difference?

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Back pain can be debilitating for anyone that deals with it, but it’s fairly common. Did you know that back pain is the second most common reason people take sick days (first is the common cold). Obesity and improper lifting techniques are the two most common causes of back pain. Obesity rates have doubled since […]

7 Tips for Having Healthier Eating Habits

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Eating health is not simple task. It can take time to develop good eating habits that help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. Here are some tips that will help you stay on track or even get on track to healthier eating. Tip #1: Make a grocery list Before you head to the grocery store, lay […]

Holistic Activities to Help Treat Fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain throughout the entire body. It can also cause stiffness, sleep problems, fatigue, depression and anxiety too. There is no cure yet for fibromyalgia, but there are ways to help relieve the pain it causes. Exercise is essential to relieving the pain. A strength training and aerobic exercise […]

5 Ways to Help Manage Diabetes

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Understanding how to manage diabetes is key to reaching your goals. Let’s start first by saying that managing it IS POSSIBLE – but there are some essential lifestyle changes that you will need to make in order to get there. Here are 5 important things to consider in order to live a healthier lifestyle with […]

5 Tips for Dining Out & Staying Gluten-Free

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People avoid gluten for a variety of reasons. Typically, they include being diagnosed with a disease like inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s or celiac disease or an allergy to gluten or wheat. They may have a medical condition like autoimmune issues or food sensitivities. Or people feel avoiding gluten helps with weight loss and wellness. When […]

Fun Tips for Working Out in the Fall

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During the fall, it’s common for people to trade in their running shoes for lazy football Sundays and staying indoors. With the cooler weather coming closer, it can be hard to get motivation to work out. With school back in session, busier schedules can also keep you from working out or even just being as […]

How Much Fiber Should We Be Getting?

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How much fiber is too much fiber? Believe it or not, it is possible to eat too much at once and have some fairly unpleasant side effects. It’s recommended to get about 30 to 38 grams of fiber a day for men and 25 grams a day for women, and 21 grams a day for […]

Are Tech Products Hurting Your Health?

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If you spend a ton of time on your smartphone, tablet or laptop, you’re not alone. Most people heavily rely on mobile devices for information they need throughout their days. The constant use can lead to neck and back pain, often referred to as “tech neck”. It happens when your back is hunched over, head […]

5 Health Benefits of Getting Regular Massages

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You read it right, massages are good for your health! Sounds like a dream come true, right? There have been countless studies done of the effects of a massage on your body and they have come to the conclusion that you’re healthier with them than without them. Here’s how massages can help improve your health… […]

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