Part II: Sleeping Strategies To Supercharge Your Mind And Body

In part I of this series, the benefits of getting enough sleep, ideally 7-9 hours each night, were discussed. However, many people frequently struggle to fall asleep or stay asleep.  Here are some effective ways to maximize your quality of sleep: Continue reading “Part II: Sleeping Strategies To Supercharge Your Mind And Body”

Sleeping Strategies To Supercharge Your Mind And Body: Part I

We live in a fast paced, demanding society that often views downtime as time wasted. Attaining adequate sleep on a regular basis frequently becomes of secondary importance to cramming the day with as many activities as possible before hitting the hay. Even if going to bed an hour or two earlier than planned seems to come at the expense of a workout, an important work project or social function, doing so can have a significant positive impact on your health and wellness goals. It can make you more productive, healthier, and happier throughout your waking hours. Some of the many benefits of getting enough sleep include: Continue reading “Sleeping Strategies To Supercharge Your Mind And Body: Part I”

Where The American Diet Went Wrong: What We Can Learn From The Healthiest People On Earth

In the 1930s, an American dentist named Weston A. Price made it his mission to discover what was responsible for optimal dental health. For over 10 years he traveled to various parts of the world to study different populations that had been relatively unaffected by western civilization. His travels included rural villages in Switzerland, indigenous North and South American tribes, Polynesian and Melanesian Islanders, Australian Aborigines, and New Zealand Maori. Continue reading “Where The American Diet Went Wrong: What We Can Learn From The Healthiest People On Earth”

“Abnormal” MRIs and X-Rays From Pain-Free People: More Common Than You Think

Results from medical imaging – Xrays and MRIs – are not always the final word on pain and your ability to be physically active. These tools are vital in assisting medical providers to take an internal look at what ails us, but their ability to produce definitive diagnoses for the cause of musculoskeletal pains has been grossly over-utilized.

For instance, you may have pain and not have any abnormal findings on imaging. Or you may have abnormal findings, but not be in pain.

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Open Letter to a Reluctant Exerciser

Humans are designed to move. Let’s use running as an example. Evolutionists theorize running is as old as mankind’s initial ability to walk upright, dating back about 2 million years. We evolved as the ultimate endurance athlete. That characteristic – efficient movement — is quite possibly what allowed Homo sapiens to outlast the bulkier, slower Neanderthals by running and scavenging for food through open plains.

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