Core Exercises – Phase 1

May 12, 2012

Several posts ago I gave you instructions on how to start activating/engaging the core muscles.  If you have been doing that daily you should be ready for the strengthening exercises.  There are two exercises in Phase 1. Phase 1 includes the heel slide and the knee lift.  You will be on your back for these […]

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The 7 Steps To Amazing Health!

May 8, 2012

  I have had a lot of people asking me for more information on my book, “The 7 Steps To Amazing Health!”.  I thought that it might be best if I shared a sample chapter from my book so that you, my loyal blog reader, might have a better insight into what my book has […]

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How To Activate Your Core

May 6, 2012

Getting and keeping your core abdominal muscles strong is so important for good posture, lower back protection, good digestion, urinary continence and overall body strength and stability.  When I had my back pain I thought I had good abdominals because I could do sit ups all day long.  It wasn’t until I started working with a […]

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Who Is The Average American?

May 3, 2012

In 2006 I wrote an article called, “How To Stop Being The Average American” – that was published in Dragon Door’s, “Vitalics” magazine.  Dear reader, I have bad news for you, in the six years that have passed since I wrote my article most of us have gone from being average to below average.  You read […]

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Kettlebells and Chiropractic – What You Need To Know

May 2, 2012

This is an article that I wrote a few years ago about how those suffereing from chronic back pain can benefit from the proper use of kettlebells.  This article was first published by DragonDoor Publications in their magazine, “Vitalics” on July, 07, 2005. If you find yourself suffering from back pain I hope that my […]

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Paleo Chili Recipe

April 30, 2012

It is cold here in Olympia, Washington.  It is supposed to be 39 degrees tonight and, for a person who loves the heat, I am freezing.  I love soup when it is cold, which means I eat a lot of soup from October through June.  I love my homemade Paleo Chili.  I thought I would […]

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Lower Back Pain

April 24, 2012

It has been estimated that 100 million days of work are lost each year to lower back pain.  It is also estimated that 4 out of 5 people will at some point in their life suffer from back pain.  For some the pain will come on slowlyover months or even years and for others the pain […]

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Vitamin D – The Sunshine Vitamin

April 23, 2012

The best source of Vitamin D is the sun but unfortunately where I live (Pacific Northwest) we don’t get a lot of sun.  In order to get enough Vitamin D from the sun you must have 30% of your body exposed to the sun for 30 minutes at least 3 times per week.  Since we can go […]

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Keep Your Lungs Happy

April 19, 2012

The heart usually gets the most advertising on how to keep it happy.  Exercise for your heart, eat right for your heart, decrease stress for your heart…but, how many times do we hear about our lungs?  Not often.  I have never seen an advertisement that says eat this cereal as it is good for your […]

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Baby Steps To Health

April 18, 2012

We all want change and we want it NOW! We want to lose weight, be healthier, be happier all in an instant. You and I both know that lasting change doesn’t happen overnight. It is the little consistent steps we take that get us to our goal. Most people I know are all or nothing. […]

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