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The Mind/Body connection and 3 ways to strengthen it

I got to catch up with Lyndsey, a personal trainer at my work, and she gave me some incredible insight in to the mind/body connection and how to strengthen it. Here’s what she had to say. It’s incredible how the entire body is connected. If you twist your ankle you may end up with hip […]

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Staycations: 5 ways to make every weekend healthy and fun.

It’s the summertime and we all want to get away and have a good long relaxing vacation. But, the pressures of daily life, work, or even family inevitably deter us. Still, just because you can’t go out of town, doesn’t mean that you have to sit on the couch and watch TV, especially in a […]

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7 Reasons to try an Acupuncture Purification Program

It’s Summer! Time to purify the body. Hippocrates once said, “The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.” 1. Purification Cleanses: What is purification? Purification (also known as detoxification or cleansing) is the process of removing the natural toxins in the body. The liver, digestive tract, kidneys, […]

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10 things you should know when it comes to Energy Drinks

Energy Drinks pump you up! They get you going. You see a lot of ads for energy drinks ranging from how they can help you improve your performance in extreme sports and how they can give you energy to get you through a long work day. Without even thinking about it, most people reach for […]

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Delicious, Healthy, Vegetarian, Gluten Free Lasagna

This healthy, rich lasagna is fairly easy to make. It serves about 8 and keeps easily in the refrigerator. Ingredient List: “Meat” -4 Tbs Olive oil -1lb Portobello mushrooms (about 5) -1 Cup sun dried tomatoes -1/2 red onion -5 Medium size cloves garlic -1/2 Red bell pepper -2 Tbs Apple cider vinegar -1 Tbs […]

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A More Balanced BBQ

It’s officially summer, the season for barbeques! This is a fun time of year spent outside in the warm sun or spending evenings eating delicious food with friends and family. For most, BBQs are best when they have ample amounts of beer, meat, and snacks like chips or buffalo wings. But, this isn’t the only […]

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4 Yoga poses every surfer should know

Both yoga and surfing can provide an individual with the ability to overcome fear, gain more focus, confidence, balance, energy, endurance, vitality, flexibility, and longevity. Combining these two can help one achieve a greater sense of understanding and peace, but more simply, Yoga will help to improve your surfing by strengthening your muscles, improving your […]

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6 Foods to Help Reduce Inflammation Naturally

Remember the old saying, “You are what you eat,”? Most people don’t take this too seriously, but some do, and here’s why. Though you may not turn into a potato chip if you eat one, but living off a steady diet of junk food can have massive negative side effects on your body in not […]

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