Movement & Exercise

About Dietary Supplement MSM

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What Is MSM? MSM is the acronym for Methylsulfonylmethane. Yeah, I don’t try to say that word out loud much either! But what is MSM? The key phrase is sulfur, which holds many important roles in health. Sulfur is the 4th most common mineral in the human body. Plants, animals, and humans all need sulfur to be our healthiest. Sulfur gives… read more

Exercise Strengthens Your Lungs

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Exercise Strengthens Your Lungs Are you winded when you climb stairs quickly? Hopefully not, but if you are you can improve this, and possibly more quickly than you expect. (Read my Personal story at the end of this post!) Your body is designed to get better at what it does regularly with intention. Livestrong.com says… read more

Exercise is Important for Bone Strength

Movement Strengthens Your Bones This particular benefit of movement is most closely tied to your muscles, if you can excuse the pun. At birth humans have 270 bones, but many of these fuse together as a child becomes an adult, leaving adults with 206 bones. Good trivia you can share at the next party! But… read more

Guest Blog: “Too Old to Start” Nonsense

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“I’m too old to start…” fill in the blank. Dare You. Try that line around 72 year old 4th degree martial artist Kenny Peterson! “I started martial arts when I was 60 years old. My 10 year old grandson was preparing to test for his 1st degree black belt in taekwondo when the instructor asked… read more

Stay Active is an Immune Support Habit

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Movement Matters, Most of the Time Staying active and moving your body enough to break a sweat for at least 30 minutes a day is a good habit for health. But should you stay active when you start to get sick? Many people are inclined to call it quits at the gym at the smallest sniffle.… read more

Injured or Ill? 7 Tips to Get Back In The Game

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No matter what your “game” is: Sport Family Work illness or injury can knock you out. I’d know. As a mom, wife, business owner, and athlete, tearing my ACL affected everything. Now I am back to almost 100% and life is more fun, more fulfilling, and much much more active. Here are the 7 techniques… read more

Movement Matters in 7 Surprising Ways

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We spend a lot of time with people talking about Nutrition but Movement Matters too. Many people are focused on their diets when they think about healthy and wellness, especially if they are trying to lose weight. This is a good thing! Results in weight loss and fitness will come 70% from diet (what you… read more

Guest Blog: Crohn’s Can’t Stop Me – Jack Lima

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I have Crohn’s and I am a competitive bodybuilder. Two things one would think were mutually exclusive, but they are not. All you need is a plan and dedication! I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease when I was 14 years old. Finally getting a diagnosis was both great, because I finally knew why I had… read more

Guest Blog: Health Care Crisis Real Solution is at the…

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Health Care Crisis: Real Solution is at the End of Our Forks! Despite spending 17.7 percent of our GDP on health care, which is nearly twice the OECD (i.e. other developed nations) average of 9.3 percent, America has consistently ranked near last in the OECD when it comes to health outcomes since the 1980s.  Despite… read more