Exercise: the drug of choice!
Marie-Eve, August 03, 2018

We recently completed reading a great book by Greg Wells, PhD and he found that exercise is the best drug of all that can be taken every single day! A few of the many benefits of exercise: Lower risk of certain cancers by 24 – 50% Prevent and treat cardiovascular disease Reverse type 2 diabetes...

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Thoracic Flexion and Rotation
Marie-Eve, July 27, 2018

The thoracic spine is made up of 12 vertebrae from below the neck to the upper part of the lower back.  The vertebrae in the thoracic spine are designed to be very mobile in flexion, extension, side flexions, and rotations.   However, far too often, we notice that people are very limited in these movements.  Worse...

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Achilles tendinitis, what is that?
Marie-Eve, July 19, 2018

As thick and strong as the tendon is, it is vulnerable to some common irritations.  An Achilles tendinitis is exactly that: an “ – itis”. It is an inflammation of the tendon because something around just isn’t doing its job. This can be problems in: Arches Foot Knee Hip and pelvis About 5cm above the...

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5 key tips on eating nutrient dense foods
Marie-Eve, July 14, 2018

Nutrient-dense foods will allow you to get the most nutrition out of a particular food group with the least amount of calories associated to it. This will help with slowing down digestion, provoking less of an insulin response and keep us more satiated. Here are 5 tips you can use to help in this respect:...

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What is Lower Cross Syndrome?
author Peter Levidis, July 05, 2018

LOWER CROSS SYNDROME:   Over the course of our lifetime, experiencing things like childbirth, past injuries, poor sitting and standing habits, our bodies (fortunately and unfortunately) have the innate ability to adapt.   However, these adaptations can lead to postural syndromes that can wreak havoc on our skeletal structures.  Add to that, left to right...

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Sleep your way to better health
author Peter Levidis, June 17, 2018

"I love sleep.  My life tends to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?" - Ernest Hemingway This quote we found was in an excellent book we recently just finished called, "The Ripple Effect" by Gred Wells, Ph. D Way too many of us do not sleep nearly enough and even with good intentions, we...

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One exercise you SHOULD be doing!
author Peter Levidis, June 14, 2018

The most important lower body exercise you AREN’T doing!   Following Gray Cook’s joint by joint approach, one knows that the lumbar spine is supposed to be a stable and the hips are supposed to be mobile.    Performing a single legged deadlift (SLDL) helps this!   When trying the exercise, use a mirror and...

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Take our hands home with you!
author Peter Levidis, June 07, 2018

Have you ever wished that you would be able to get a massage at a moment’s notice?  When you are at the gym, office or if you are resting at home, we sometimes get some aches and pains that we can’t reach.   This is where a lacrosse balls come in very handy.   You...

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author Peter Levidis, May 24, 2018

        Conventional single joint vs. multi-joint training     Weight training that focuses on how the body moves rather than what the individual muscle is doing is a far more effective way to burn fat, create lean muscle tissue, and help prevent injuries in the long run.   Compound exercises involve using more...

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4 SIMPLE steps to a better swing!
author Peter Levidis, April 11, 2018

4 SIMPLE Steps to a Better Golf Swing   Would you like some OOMPH with that swing?   Joe #1: “I really hit that ball! 220 yards!   Joe #2: “Did you see my shot? An EASY 295 yards!”   Joe #1: “Seriously! What makes you so powerful?”   Joe #2: “I practiced the FOUR...

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