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Ideas for Avoiding Overuse Injuries

     I have had a hard time deciding what to write about this month. Last month, I was jacked up and excited about tackling a milestone birthday. Since then, things have changed a bit and I was faced with the decision of sharing my road blocks "publicly" or keeping them to myelf and letting them go unnoticed. I reminded myself that the intent of this blog was to be real: to share my experiences - good and bad - in hopes that others could relate and be inspired.

You have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes? Now what!

The good news is that to maximize health benefits, regular aerobic exercise and resistance exercise, combined with individualized nutrition therapy are the key weapons to combat type 2 diabetes. Diabetes related complications such as heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, stroke, high blood pressure, hyperlipidemia(high cholesterol), (eye disease), kidney disease, early dementia, Charcot foot and amputations reduces the ability to live independently as you age due to loss of functional ability and early death can be managed.

Pssst! Hey, It's Your Warm-up...I Miss You!

Warm-ups and cool downs…the forgotten siblings of your workout. I’ve seen it before, a person flexes their neck side to side, maybe a toe touch or two and a couple hops up and down for a total of 20 seconds and they think they are ready for their workout. If you want to do it right and remain injury free you really should devote more time to the warm-up and cool down phase of your training. 

BACK TO BASICS

BACK TO BASICS FREE DEMO BEING HELD SAT. SEPT 6 @ 9AM! DOWN TOWN LOCATION (corner 6th Ave/Grand) This is a program for all levels that focuses on movements that mimic activities of daily living, nutrition, stretching, strengthening and cardiovascular conditioning. The focus is to bring your workouts back to the basics and would be an excellent class for someone "just getting back into exercise". It would also be a great class for an athlete who wants to work through compensatory patterns.
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