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The Secret To Long Term Results

Hey!  I hope you're having a great day!
Today is Mothers Day, and like many I will be spending time with my mom today and making my best attempt to make her feel special.  Thankfully I was blessed with a very good mom who did what she needed to do day after day to take care of her kids.  Thankfully I had a mom with a compelling reason "why." A compelling reason why is what will drive someone to do the necessary work day after day, week...
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UCLA Study Participants Reversed Memory Loss By Doing This

  It's nice to be able to find humor in the all too common problem of memory loss, but for some it can be life altering.  Have you ever walked up to someone you knew and they had a hard time remembering who you were? They might be suffering from memory loss, or even worse, Alzheimer’s disease. It affects up to 5 million Americans and is the sixth leading cause of death in the US. Many patients who are diagnosed with disease feel there is no...
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Anti-Inflammatory Drugs- Friend or Foe?

It's interesting to see the difference in people regarding this subject of soreness.  Some people have the idea in their head that ANY amount of soreness or pain has to be a bad thing and must be removed as quickly as possible and by any means necessary. On the other end of the spectrum, there are people that actually like the idea of being sore because it makes them feel like they really did something and because it tells them where their weaker areas are so they can...
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I Shared This With A Few Doctors This Weekend

I'm actually sitting in the Houston Airport right now awaiting the last leg of my marathon day of flights (4 legs total and 14 hours of travel time). It was well worth it though.  I got to spend the weekend with a group of healthcare and medical professionals of all disciplines discussing the prevalence of "medical miracles" in modern practice. These are things that cannot be explained purely through medical science, even by the very doctors who witnessed them.  They talked about the commonalities between these and...
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A Blood Test That We Should All Get Regularly But Don’t

I've been relaxing for a few hours watching the final holes of The Masters Tournament and I am amazed at how a 21 year old "kid" played so well.
It's funny sometimes watching these young guys and girls on TV and remembering what I was doing the year they were born.  It also makes me wish that I could go back to that time in my life and teach myself many of the things I know now, especially about taking care of my body.  What I...
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This One Decision Could Make or Break Your Health

This morning has been exciting for me so far.  In addition to it being Easter Sunday, today was also the day of my television segment airing on SNN!  It turned out great and I've gotten great feedback. If you missed it I will have a video to share soon. Because this is Easter weekend I felt it would be fitting to write about a topic that is very near to my heart- making the decision to forgive. This weekend, people from all over the world will celebrate Gods act...
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One Mans Week at the Gym

I hope your day is going well.  Usually in these posts I send out a helpful article of some sort but this amusing story caught my eye so I figured I'd break up the seriousness and share it with you.  It seems to embody many peoples fears (and some peoples actual experiences) of beginning an exercise program, especially with a trainer.  Have a good chuckle with it. Dear Diary: For my sixty-fifth birthday this year, my lovely wife purchased Read more

This Common Nighttime Activity Can Seriously Disrupt Sleep

On a day that often follows our longest night of sleep all week, I felt it fitting to relay this important piece of new sleep research that I have recently been applying and seeing the benefits of firsthand. It's a familiar setting.  We see that the clock is ticking down to our desired bedtime and we realize it would be a good time to catch up on email, our e-book, or some internet activity just before bed.  For many of us, this might be a lengthy endeavor and...
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This Daily Behavior Can Be A Greater Health Risk Than Smoking

I was hoping to get this out yesterday but my Sunday trips to Dunedin to work with the Toronto Blue Jays has been taking up a lot of my time.  Making the 90 minute trip up and back each weekend has not been easy on my body and the increase in my time sitting has me thinking about some things that I've read over the past two years about the new findings that link excessive sitting to various health problems. Of course, its no big shock...
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A BIG Hurdle That Will Keep You From Improving Your Body

  I'm in an interesting position with the work that I do and the location I do most of it from.  My services, Muscle Activation Techniques and Strategic Resistance Training, pretty much appeals to everyone to some degree.  This is why in the same week, or even the same day I might work with a 38 year old stay at home mom, a 65 year old tennis player, an 87 year old golfer and a 27 year old professional athlete.  The "problems" that drove them to come see...
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