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To Stretch…or Not to Stretch

by June 5, 2012
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Do you take the time to stretch before exercise? If so- ironically enough- you may be sabotaging your best efforts at getting fit.   Research over the past decade has shown little, if any, benefit to traditional-style stretching prior to exercise, and has suggested that these stretches may compromise the Read more »

No Time to Exercise?

by May 15, 2012
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Inject Some Unstructured Activity into Your Day I frequently like to remind myself, and my patients, that getting physical activity doesn’t always have to be in the form of a structured workout. Remember- workouts are a relatively recent construct. They compensate for the fact that we don’t get enough physical Read more »

Foundation Training for Back Pain Relief

by April 29, 2012
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For those of you looking for a simple, effective approach to core strengthening and back pain relief, I highly recommend Foundation Training.  Developed by chiropractor Dr. Eric Goodman, this unique, yoga-esque approach strengthens the deep spinal muscles and large postural muscle groups through a combination of isometric (sustained hold) Read more »