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Strong Community and Meaningful Relationships Greatly Improves Health

By: Dr. Krista Brayko, Naturopath

While many of us focus primarily on diet and exercise to achieve better health, science suggests that our wellbeing is also influenced by the company we keep. There are dozens of studies that have shown that people who have satisfying relationships with family, partners, friends, and their community are happier, have fewer health problems, and live longer. Social connections like these not only provide emotional reassurance, they also influence our…

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My Favorite Monster: How the Banded Monster Walk can help your knees (and your butt).

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

You are not a monster. (But, maybe your squat form is.) The scariest thing in the world: watching the knees collapse in during leg squats, lunges, deadlift, etc. Well, maybe not the scariest thing in the world, but it’s definitely up there. Especially if you want to be able to use your knees in the future. The Banded Monster Walk exercise is dynamite for protecting your knees.  It does this…

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Banded Sidewinder Exercise

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Squatters, Runners, Lungers, lend me your ears. . . And feet and knees. Your feet should not collapse in when you run, squat or lunge.  But boy oh boy, if you are a runner, there is a good chance they are. When they do collapse in, your knees tend to follow, which can lead to some nice MCL snapage and meniscus tearing.   But WAIT! THERE’S MORE! Collapsing the knees…

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Ask The Doctors: Summer Travel Tips

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

The sun is out, the trees are green and the birds are chirping- summer is almost here! As the nice weather rolls around, we tend to travel more and spend our weekends driving or flying to our favorite vacation spots. This doesn’t mean you should forget about your home-care exercises or fitness goals while you are out there having fun! Get to know your doctors by discovering their favorite travel…

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Just how Essential are Essential Fatty Acids?

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Protecting Your Heart and Mind: What You Need to Know about Omega 3 Fatty Acids Have you been wanting to jumpstart your health, but unsure where to begin? Are you providing yourself with the proper building blocks to prevent age-related diseases? Have you been made aware of the critical role that Omega-3 fatty acids have in conditions like heart disease and dementia? The goal of this article is to help…

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Eccentric Neck Strength: Turn your Negative into a Positive

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

The column of power! The eccentric neck strengthening series is a powerful and effective way to strengthening the neck.  And we don’t mean eccentric like your co-worker who is always telling you, “you need to do a cleanse,” eccentric.  The eccentric we are referring to is, “loading a muscle while it is being lengthened.” A simple way to think of this is doing a bicep curl: as you curl the…

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Increase Mid-Lower Back Flexibility with the Arm Swing

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

The arm swing exercise helps to improve flexibility in the mid and lower back, hips, and shoulders. It also helps to improve circulation in the arms (try it and you’ll know what I mean). Also, instead of reaching for a coffee when you’re feeling that mid afternoon slump, try this instead. Awww, who am I kidding! I know you’re going to have the coffee anyway, but maybe only get a…

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The Standing Hip Stretch

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Hip pain, balance problems, loss of mobility – try this mobility routine for your lateral hips.  Pair this with the supernova for the hips and see what you can achieve.

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Proper Row Form for Improved Posture

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

In the immortal worlds of MC Hammer: “this is the way we row, we row, this is the way we row.” Find out how to improve your strength and performance of rowing and pulling exercises, reduce the chance of injury, and how to prolong your shoulder’s life by perfecting your rowing form.

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