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  • New Year’s resolutions are a bit like babies: They’re fun to make but extremely difficult to maintain.  It may be time to stop Making Excuses & Learn How to Be Healthy??? Get-in-shape goals tend to fizzle as early as the third week of January, per recent data based on Facebook searches. Yet some keep at […]

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  • Warming up before exercise

    Whether you are a novice or an expert in exercising, it is essential to warm up and stretch before you exercise.  Warming up is necessary as it helps to prepare your body for exercises by increasing your heart rate and improving blood circulation. It even prepares you mentally for your workout. Stand upright and march in […]

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  • A Better You

    It’s that time of year again when everyone is setting out New Year’s Resolutions and unfortunately it won’t be long till a majority of people  start breaking them. There are many reasons why New Year Resolutions don’t stick- they may be unrealistic, there is a lack of self-discipline or life gets “too busy”. Our New […]

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  • Hips and Glutes – The Bridge Exercise

    Lie on the floor with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor.  Squeeze your glutes and then push your hips up until there is a straight line through knee and hip to upper body and shoulders remain on the floor. Hold for 10 seconds and slowly lower down. Perform 3 – 4 sets […]

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  • Take Care of Yourself

    Take care of yourself. Eat Well, Think Well and Move Well Physical and mental health are closely linked; it’s easier to feel good about life if your body feels good. Combine physical activity with a balanced diet to nourish your body. Take a positive mental approach into every day so your mind helps you feel […]

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  • Numbness and Tingling

    Numbness and tingling conditions are conditions that can affect people of all ages. Frequently, numbness or tingling may result from underlying nerve compression of the nerve roots as they exit the spine caused by spinal misalignments – what we as Chiropractors call subluxations. Other causes of numbness and tingling are a ‘pinched’ nerve in other […]

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  • Chin Retraction Exercise

    Pull your entire head backwards on your neck Your chin should not go down or up but directly backward Hold 2 seconds then relax Do not poke the chin forwards Repeat 10 times approximately every hour

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  • Neurobics for your Mind

    Get your brain fizzing with energy. American researchers coined the term ‘neurobics’ for tasks which activate the brain’s own biochemical pathways and to bring new pathways online that can help to strengthen or preserve brain circuits. For example, brush your teeth with your ‘other’ hand, take a new route to work, and how about undertaking […]

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  • Your posture is important

    Posture is the position in which you hold your body upright against the forces of gravity while standing or sitting. The key to good posture is training your body to sit, stand and walk in positions where the least strain is placed on supporting muscles and ligaments during weight-bearing activities. The Effects of Poor Posture […]

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  • Are you Sitting Comfortably in the Office?

    Ensure your chair is directly in line with the monitor and your feet flat in the floor. Make sure your lower back is supported – better chairs give lumbar support – and remember to sit up straight. Aim to have your shoulders and hands in a straight line. Keep your forearms parallel and level with […]

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