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The 10 Most Healthy Spices!

July 10th, 2020
By Scott M. Schreiber, DC, DACRB, LN Spices not only taste good, but contain many vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals that can improve your health and prevent disease!  Many times, these spices are viewed as a flavor enhancer, but they also pack a nutritional punch!  You will be surprised how good they actually are!  Here are...

Rudd Crawford

July 8th, 2020
Age: 80 I was born a year before Pearl Harbor.  I can remember the excitement when the war ended. What type of sports or activities did you participate in as a kid? I was a sturdy skinny kid, loved riding my bike and liked swimming.  But I was nervous in all team sports situations and...

The best work from home setup for your posture

July 7th, 2020
Working from home looks a bit different for our animal companions than it does for us humans. Image courtesy Bruno Cervera on Unsplash. How are you faring? Here in California, we’re still squarely in shelter-in-place mode, perhaps settling into “normal-for-now.” Some people, whose professions allow it and who didn’t already work remotely, are still acclimating...

Maximizing Coffee’s Health Benefits

July 4th, 2020
Coffee is the most popular and arguably the most addictive beverage in the world, with more than 400 billion cups consumed each year. Americans drink a whopping 450 million cups a day. I really enjoy the taste and buzz I get from coffee and being a health enthusiast, I’m always looking for ways to maximize...

How to Start Exercising and Stick to It

July 1st, 2020
First and foremost, tell “perfect” to “take a hike!” Stop waiting for that perfect challenge-free day or week. There will never be a “perfect” time to adopt a healthier lifestyle. As I always tell clients, you don’t have to be great to start, but you do have to start to be great. Meet yourself where...

How To Unblock Your Nose

June 30th, 2020
Patrick McKeown, author of  the best selling book The Oxygen Advantage shares a very quick and effective technique to unblock your nose. How quick? It takes less than two minutes! Steps Block one nostril and breathe through your nose. Then block the other nostril and breathe through your nose. Small breath in through your nose...

Health Transformation Journey

June 25th, 2020
Raquel Jackson works out with Charlotte, N.C. based health and fitness correction therapist Vinson Smith. Like Vinson, she has made tremendous strides in her physical transformation. Raquel shared her fitness journey with me. 1) Were you active as a kid and if so, what was your favourite type of activity? I was somewhat active, but...

How Much Water Do You Need? Health Experts and Celebrities Weigh In

June 24th, 2020
It’s pretty much universally accepted that staying well hydrated and drinking a lot of water is a good thing. The body is about 60% water and you are constantly losing water primarily via urine and sweat. To prevent dehydration, you need to hydrate, but health experts are not all in agreement with how much water...

The Mental Side Of Competition

June 24th, 2020
As a coach, my approach to mental training is very similar to physical periodization or phases, also known as tapering. This can get very complex, so I will break it down and keep it simple. For my sport, Taekwondo for instance, I like to break down these periods into four phases: general preparation, precompetitive, competitive,...