Your Best ‘Shot’ at Avoiding the Cold and Flu This Season  

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  ​​Let’s get this out of the way first. No, your best protection might not be the flu shot. The CDC consistently reports less than 50% success rate annually. It is literally a shot in the dark when you get a flu shot and there are no long-term studies that show absolute safety and efficacy. […]

Core 4 Functional Movements for Physical Health Continued.

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Welcome back to the Core 4!  When putting together an exercise plan there are thousands of exercises and pieces of equipment to choose from.  The variety tends to be overwhelming for most people especially those who do not have much exposure to functional exercise. I am a big proponent of teaching people how to move well, […]

Core 4 Functional Movements for Physical Health

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When putting together an exercise plan there are thousands of exercises and pieces of equipment to choose from.  The variety tends to be overwhelming for most people especially those who do not have much exposure to functional exercise. I am a big proponent of teaching people how to move well, move often, and keep it […]

Ice or Heat? A Definitive Guide. Sort of.

It might surprise you to know that there really isn’t a one-size fits all recommendation when it comes to icing or heating your body.  You might hear one practitioner say ice and never heat, or another say heat and never ice, or some say use neither!  What I can tell you is from my experience […]

3 Major Post-Workout Nutrition Tips for 2017

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I should say first and foremost that I don’t believe in one size fits all recommendations. I do think that there are certain principles that apply to most people, but certainly there aren’t perfect recommendations.  The most important thing is that you experiment and educate yourself on what works for you and your specific goals. […]