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How Stretching Damages the Body and Increases Risk of Injury

It’s an everyday mantra in our culture that we must stretch to maintain healthy, flexible joints.  But is this really the truth? Or could stretching actually be damaging us instead of preventing us from injuries? A joint is where two bones meet and are connected together.  For example, the femur cannot only move back and…

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Study: Exercise has Profound Effects on the Brain

“You were built to move, and when you do, you’ll be on fire.” – Dr. John J. Ratey We know exercise is essential for health, but startling new research shows that it has profound effects on the brain. A study conducted in the small town of Naperville, Illinois, revealed that physical exercise can dramatically improve…

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Study: Exercise – Nature's Medicine for Depression

“If exercise could be put in a pill it would be the number one anti-aging medicine and the number one anti-depression medicine.” – Dr. Robert N. Butler According to the World Health Organization, depression is the leading cause of disability in the United States and Canada, ahead of heart disease and cancer.  Common wisdom tells…

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The Miracle of Raw Milk and How it Cures

“Milk is one of the most easily digested and assimilated foods, containing ample amounts of substances required for the growth of tissues and organs and the repair of worn-out cells.” -Bernarr Macfadden The following is an exerpt from The Miracle of Milk published in 1924 by Bernarr Macfadden.  The milk used was, in all cases,…

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5 Reasons to Avoid Energy Drinks

Too many people are still unaware of the health hazards associated with drinking energy drinks.  As I always say, the best motivator is information, so here are 5 reasons to avoid energy drinks:1. Each Energy Drink Has More Caffeine Than Four Cokes After a hard night or at the beginning of a slow-going morning, it…

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Studies Reveal Endurance Exercise Damaging to Heart

A recent study looked at the heart function of 40 elite long-term endurance athletes after four endurance races of varying lengths. They found that: Right ventricular (RV) function diminished after races Blood levels of cardiac enzymes (markers for heart injury) increased The longer the race, the greater the decrease in RV function 12 percent of…

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