I’ve started dozens of exercise programs in my life and I’ve ended up quitting all of them. Do you have any advice on how to stick to it? I’m going to answer your question with a question. Why are you exercising? Are you getting physical because your doctor told you so, or because you “should” […]
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by Tracy Garrett Baseball great Babe Ruth excelled on a strict diet of hot dogs and beer. Basketball star Maurice Cheeks led the 76ers to the 1983 championship, powered by chocolate-chip cookies and Hawaiian Punch. Women’s half-pipe snowboarder Alexandra Duckworth prepares for every competition by downing two gallons of coffee. Whether you are a professional […]
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Taking care of your fascia can bring back ‘bounce’ and ease chronic pain By Laine Bergeson for Next Avenue   Say the word “fascia” a few years ago and many people would have given you a blank stare, as apt to think you were referring to a houseplant as to your body’s critical connective tissue. Fascia […]
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ASK THE EXPERT – As seen in the Surprise Independent, May 20, 2015 By design, humans are not sedentary creatures but technology, despite its countless positives, has turned many of us into sitting ducks. Recent research has shown that prolonged sitting increases one’s risk of death by up to 40 percent. It almost sounds like the plot for a low-budget horror film, “The Attack […]
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ASK THE EXPERT – As seen in the Surprise Independent, April 15, 2015 Although most American adults eat sufficient protein, many seniors do not. Interested in improving your health and wellness? Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing packages offer value-priced combinations of our most popular services. Learn more today!   Adequate protein intake is essential […]
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ASK THE EXPERT – As seen in the Surprise Independent, April 1, 2015 Carbohydrates are the body’s preferred source of energy for our daily activities, especially when we exercise. If we don’t have adequate carb intake, when we try to exercise we notice an onset of fatigue and feel like we’ve run out of gas. Interested in improving your health and wellness? […]
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You’ve always dreamed of it – retiring and gaining the freedom to pursue your passions and create your own schedule. But whether you’ll focus on travelling, writing, cooking or family, don’t forget retirement’s most important commitment: staying active. Capitalize on your new-found free time by filling your schedule with movement. No matter if you prefer […]

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