6 Sleep Pitfalls to Avoid

The bottom line is that you are going to spend about 1/3 of your life in bed.  So it’s important to get it right.  Here are a few sleep pitfalls that you are going to want to avoid if you want to get the most out of your sleep. 1. Stomach Sleeping: When you lay on your…

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How Much Sugar are you Eating?

Ignorance is Bliss…that is unless we are talking about your health.   In the case of your health…ignorance will kill you.  It’s awareness that is bliss.  It has been shown time and time again that the more aware people are about their health and their choices, the more likely they are to make better choices.…

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3 Ways to Save Time at the Gym

Here’s the deal…I’m not a gym rat.  I love being in great shape but I don’t have a ton of extra time to spend in the gym and frankly I don’t enjoy being in the gym for an hour or two at a time.  So when I go to the gym I want to get…

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Glucosamine for Joint Pain Relief

We know that glucosamine is beneficial for joint repair.  So much so that even medical doctors recommend it and they RARELY recommend supplements.  There are so many former athletes with beat-up painful joints or non-athletes with arthritis and joint pain are benefiting from the amazing joint repairing ability of glucosamine.  But before you go run…

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Finding the Perfect Pillow

Everyone is always asking me what’s the perfect pillow.  The short answer is, there is NO PERFECT Pillow for everyone.  But there can be a perfect pillow for you. Now a lot of doctors and therapists have their pet pillows…I don’t mean they have pillows as actual pets.  They just fall in love with a certain pillow and…

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3 Headache Busting Tips

I’m a headache guy.  There’s no secret there.  Now that doesn’t mean I love headaches.  I hate them just as much (if not more) as anyone.  But I used to get headaches all the time and I regularly help headache patients find relief, so that makes me a headache guy. Now the average person doesn’t mind…

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Are You Flying Too Low?

You Learn something new every day…This week I was listening to an interview of best selling author Seth Godin.  He was discussing his latest book called The Icarus Deception, which gets it’s name from the Greek Mythology story of Icarus. For those of you who are unfamiliar, the short of the story is this…Icarus and his father…

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Should I Use Ice or Heat?

One of the most common questions I get asked is whether to use Ice or Heat on a particular pain or injury.  Now there isn’t a once-size-fits-all answer here.  Ultimately, You have to listen to your body and react accordingly. Here are a few quick tips to help you make a better decision about Ice or Heat.…

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Get Your Mind Right – The Power of Thoughts

I’m not a fluffy person.  I don’t look in the mirror every day and tell myself how special I am and how much people like me.  I don’t try to tell myself I own a Ferrari, assuming that will get me ANY closer to actually owning a Ferrari (Which I don’t have NOR do I…

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Healthy Nugget: Posture Simplified

Improve Your Posture…21st Century life has ALL of us heading BACK to the fetal position.  Our jobs and hobbies all seem to put us in a head forward, shoulders forward position.  This negative training over time leads to TERRIBLE posture. If you want to improve your posture you have to go the opposite way.  Stretch the muscles of the…

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