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Why Does Stretching Feel So Good?

Why Stretching Feels Good

Why Does Stretching Feel So Good?

The simple act of stretching releases chemicals into your muscles that can ease pain and relieve stress. Find out how this happens and the many reasons why you should stretch every day.  Have you ever eased into a stretch and felt that “Ahhh” moment? It’s that hurts-so-good feeling that makes stretching so enjoyable. Have you … Read more

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How To Donate Hair To Kids With Cancer

Charitable people donate millions of dollars to cancer treatment each year. But if you’ve got a head full of long, luxurious locks, there’s another way you can meaningfully help cancer patients. Learn how to donate hair to cancer and make a significant impact on someone’s life.  For more than 30 years, people have been donating … Read more

Static Vs. Dynamic Stretching

Static Vs. Dynamic Stretching: Which is Best?

Different types of stretches work your muscles in specific ways. So which is best for your workout? Learn about dynamic and static stretching here.  To most people, a stretch is a stretch. But did you know that there are different types of stretching? Depending on the type of exercise you’re about to embark on and … Read more

Static Vs. Dynamic Stretching
Types of Stretching

9 Different Types of Stretching For Increasing Muscle Flexibility

Short and simple: stretching improves flexibility. And flexibility enhances performance, reduces injury risk, and promotes healing. But did you know there are different ways to stretch to meet specific goals? I’ll explain nine popular types of stretching and offer advice on getting the most out of your stretch.  The Benefits of Stretching Any athlete knows … Read more

Types of Stretching
Ways To Improve Gut Health

10 Natural Ways To Improve Gut Health

Did you know gut health affects more than just the way your body processes food? All those good bacteria in your belly can affect stress levels, immune function, sleep patterns, and body weight as well.  For years improving gut health has been the number one course of action toward fixing many chronic diseases, rebuilding your … Read more

Ways To Improve Gut Health
Sprained Ankle Treatment

How to Heal a Sprained Ankle Fast at Home

Ankle sprains are common in athletes, but that doesn’t mean they’re not serious.  An ankle injury can take you out of the game for a week or more if not treated properly. Get back on your feet faster by following these treatment tips for healing a sprained ankle ASAP. Sprained ankles make up about a … Read more

How To Treat A Sprained Ankly At Home
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Best Plantar Fasciitis Shoes for Women

Plantar Fasciitis is the number one cause of foot pain seen in my practice. I recommend proper supportive shoes as the first line of defense. I’ve written about the absolute best plantar fasciitis shoes for both genders; Now I want to focus on shoes for women with plantar fasciitis. After all, women are 2.5 times … Read more

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Is Walking Good For Plantar Fasciitis?

Is Walking Good For Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis can get in the way of everyday activity. When you feel that sharp pain in the bottom of your foot and heel sitting down is the only thing that seems to help. But many people who suffer from foot issues still want to be active. Patients often ask me if it’s okay to … Read more

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Do You Have Elbow Pain When Lifting Weights?

People often overlook their elbows when designing exercise routines and self-care plans, but these joints take a lot of abuse in the course of a workout. Incorrect repetitive motions in something as simple as push-ups may cause a misalignment in your joints, including the elbows, leading to pain. How can you plan to avoid elbow … Read more

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High Protein Foods

151 Sources of Protein: The All-Inclusive List

Protein is an essential element of a healthy, balanced diet and is one of the factors which often crops up when we are discussing different types of diet – particularly plant protein choices that eliminate meat and animal sources. To help make sure you never get bored with your mealtimes, we have put together the … Read more

High Protein Foods

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