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Exercise of the Month – (Pike on a Ball)

This ball exercise will help strengthen your core, and in turn will help minimize the occurrence of lower back pain. Pike on a Ball Begin in a push-up position with your knees resting on an exercise ball. Maintain a neutral spine, and do not allow your back to arch...

Carbohydrates Explained – Part 2

In Part 1 we talked about what most of us think about when we hear the word “carbs”—that is, primarily sugars and starches. Stuff like bread and potatoes, maple syrup and pure sugar. We looked at how the body breaks down and uses these kinds of carbs, and why we need...

Upper Crossed Syndrome

Your posture plays an important role in your overall health. Poor posture leads to chronic strain and discomfort. “Upper Crossed Syndrome” describes poor posture that results from excessive tightness in your shoulders and chest with weakness in your neck and mid-back....

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