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Restorative Sleep and Your Health

05/23/12 3:46 pm | Posted By: admin
Restorative Sleep and Your Health

Getting 7-9 hours of quality sleep is critical for your health. A restful sleep is the body's opportunity to regenerate and heal itself from the postural, physical, emotional and nervous insults of each day. Studies show that getting less than 6 hours of sleep can increase your risk of heart disease, obesity, diabetes, stroke and depression, jus...

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Stress Reduction Strategies

04/29/11 6:12 pm | Posted By: admin
Stress Reduction Strategies

Long-term stress can lead to a variety of health problems. The body responds to stress by releasing stress hormones, making blood pressure, heart rate & blood sugar rise. It is important to identify your stressors & tackle them before they tackle you. Find what makes you feel calmer & in control by incorporating any of the following:

  • Exercise...

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Choosing The Correct Shoe For Your Foot Type

04/29/11 6:07 pm | Posted By: admin
Choosing The Correct Shoe For Your Foot Type

Low back pain, knee tendinitis or foot pain may be related to your sneakers. Inadequate support of your feet will affect your biomechanics, leading to imbalance and possibly injuries. Choosing the correct shoe for your foot type can prevent injury and enhance functional performance. To find the best shoes for your feet, follow these steps.

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Recovery Strategies To Help Prevent Injury

04/18/11 10:03 pm | Posted By: admin
Recovery Strategies To Help Prevent Injury

If you want to prevent injury and feel better physically and emotionally, try incorporating these recovery strategies at the end of your exercise or sport activity.

Recovery Strategies:

  • Add cool down stretches.
  • Eat high carbohydrate and some protein within 30 minutes.
  • Replace lost fluids and electrolytes.
  • Take a warm Epsom Salt Bath ...

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