Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sacroiliac Joint Injury and Piriformis Pain

The sacroiliac joint and the muscles that support it are common sources of low back and buttock pain. Discover how to minimize shear stress in the sacroiliac joint and avoid pain and injury. Continue reading

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New Research Emerges on “Wonder Herb”

Discover the medical consensus that’s emerging from new research about the diverse health benefits of an herbal preparation. Continue reading

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Just Do This Every Morning

Improve your fitness by climbing stairs while holding weights. Simple. Easy. Very effective. Continue reading

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Update on Barefoot Running Benefits

Many runners have switched to a “barefoot” running style that involves landing on the forefoot instead of the heel. Forefoot landing may offer protection from overuse injury. But new research shows that a conventional running style is more energy efficient. Continue reading

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Learning to be Healthy is Like Learning to Ride a Bike

When you learn to ride a bike, it’s important to know the rules of the road. In my case it was my dad who taught me: ride on the right, wear a helmet, use hand signals, and so forth.

It’s all good advice.

But even when you know these rules, you still don’t know how to ride. Your brain, muscles, and balance system still can’t coordinate their actions to create a positive result.

In the world of preventive healthcare, it’s like being told to eat nine servings of vegetables, exercise every day, get adequate sleep, and the like.

It’s all good advice. Follow it.

But none of it trains your brain, digestive tract, kidneys, liver, and endocrine glands to coordinate their actions to create a positive health result. Continue reading

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