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Osteoporosis: How to Reduce Your Risk

Western medicine focuses mainly on treating disease, illness and unhealthy conditions.  Not as much emphasis has been placed on cause or prevention. In 1977, the McGovern report studied the rising costs and causes of cancer and cardiovascular disease because the … Continue reading

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Strength Training: No Gain with Pain

Strength training targets muscle.  Basically, it stimulates the body to add more muscle fibers in a muscle unit, thus making it easier to produce more power in a single contraction. Strength training is accomplished by giving the muscle a bigger … Continue reading

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Stand Up Straight!

The Importance of Good Posture “Good posture” is extremely important. Good posture equals the most efficient position using the least amount of energy for a particular activity. The spine has three curves when viewed from the side. In proper standing … Continue reading

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