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Sleep Hygiene 101: How to Get More ZZZs

There’s nothing like waking up feeling rested after a good night’s sleep. Opening your eyes moments before your alarm clock buzzes, you feel awake and ready to face the day. Your head is clear, you feel relaxed and recharged. Unfortunately, for most of us, that scenario is a rarity. So, how can you improve your […]

7 Exercises For Back Pain

If you think the best treatment for a sore back is lying on the couch all day, you couldn’t be more wrong. In almost all cases, staying active and continuing to exercise will help you recover faster and can protect your back from further injury. How Does Exercise Reduce Back Pain? Exercise is effective at […]

Chiropractic FAQS

Chiropractic care is not a one size fits all healthcare option. Chiropractors carefully assess each patient individually and tailor their care accordingly. By using a variety of non-surgical techniques, such as specific spinal adjustments, manual therapy and low-force intervention, chiropractors offer a drug-free, hands-on approach to spinal healthcare. Is chiropractic care safe? Chiropractors use...

How to Make the Most of an Outdoor Gym, According to Experts

While some mainstream gyms are open and some are still closed, some of you may feel more comfortable working out al-fresco. Fortunately enough, getting your sweat on outside could be as easy as using an outdoor gym. If you’re unsure where to start, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve enlisted the help of the […]

Spinal twist

Sit in a chair keeping posture upright to lengthen the spine Hips remain square and feet point forward Turn upper body to the right and place your right hand on back of chair. Deepen the twist by looking over the right shoulder. Hold stretch 8 to 10 breaths, come back to center then repeat on […]

Neck rolls

Sit up straight in a chair or on the floor Look up toward ceiling, keeping neck long, and hold for five breaths Bring left ear to left shoulder and hold for five breaths Roll head down to your chest and hold for five breaths Roll head to the right and hold for five breaths Repeat […]

Cobra pose

Lie on the floor or yoga mat facedown with thighs, shins and the tops of your feet pressing firmly into the floor Hands are placed under the shoulders, elbows tucked in and pointing toward feet Inhale and lift chest by pushing hands firmly into the mat and straightening your arms Press shoulder blades together and […]

Side bend

Stand with feet together and reach arms overhead with palms together As you inhale bend your body to the right pressing hips to the left Lengthen the body making sure not to cave either forward or back Hold for a count of 5 then move back to center, and stretch to the left Stretch 5 […]

How to Improve Your Running Pace for Beginners

It’s no secret lockdown has inspired many to lace up running shoes for the first time – or for many, the first time in a long time. It’s a great outlet for keeping fit and expanding surroundings in lockdown beyond your residence and nearest grocery store. But how can you improve on this new hobby […]

Strengthen Your Gut 

The microbes in your gut not only help your body digest food, but they also help regulate your metabolism and your immune system. In fact, almost seventy percent of your immune system is in the gut.  Eating fermented food (think bio-live yogurt, miso, kimchi, kefir, sauerkraut) popping a probiotic or increasing dosage if you are already on […]