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Vegatarian Athlete Diet

Vegatarian Athlete Diet It’s time to put an end to the idea that eating a vegetarian or vegan diet and running well are mutually exclusive.  There are plenty of world-class athletes (and not just endurance runners) that don’t eat meat. Running icon Bart Yasso is a vegetarian.  Scott Jurek, one of the greatest ultramarathoners of all time, is vegan.  (He now holds the American record of 165 miles run in 24 hours!)  Brendan Brazier is a vegan pro Ironman triathlete.  Robert Cheeke even makes the vegan diet work...

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Osteoarthritis Strategies

Osteoarthritis Strategies (Article Recommended by Foundation for Chiropractic Progress) Osteoarthritis is a degenerative form of arthritic joint disease, characterized by loss of cartilage in the joint. It also has an inflammatory component. Osteoarthritis is a frequent cause of disability among seniors, affecting 20 million people in the U.S. alone. While osteoarthritis typically involves the distal joints on your fingers and toes, knee and hip osteoarthritis is also common, the latter of which is the focus of this...

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Osteoarthritis Pain Relief

Osteoarthritis Pain Relief Press Release from the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress: F4CP Addresses Osteoarthritis Pain Relief, Emphasizes Importance of Physical Activity and Value of Chiropractic Care  CARMICHAEL, Calif. – January 19, 2016 – With research from the American College of Rheumatology concluding that less than 13 percent of men and less than 8 percent of women who suffer from osteoarthritis meet the guideline of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity, low-impact activity per week, and an additional...

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Too Lazy or Tired to Exercise? Vitamin C Can Help

Too Lazy or Tired to Exercise? Vitamin C Can Help The blood vessels of obese and overweight adults are characterized by increased activity of endothelin (ET)-1, a protein that constricts the small vessels. Heightened activity of ET-1 makes the blood vessel less responsive to blood flow demand and increases a person’s risks to develop vascular diseases. Exercise is known to reduce ET-1 activity but while individuals with weight problems are advised to exercise to improve their health, researchers said that more than half do not engage in...

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Time to Start Exercising: Inactivity Linked to Colon, Lung, Endometrial Cancer

Time to Start Exercising: Inactivity Linked to Colon, Lung, Endometrial Cancer It is widely accepted that physical inactivity leads to weight gain, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. New research links a sedentary lifestyle to certain cancers, specifically colon, lung and endometrial cancer, according to a study published June 16 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The research is significance as it shows sedentary behavior is emerging as an independent risk factor for cancer, chronic disease and mortality. However in a clinical setting, guidelines to...

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Corrective Exercise – Got Feet?

Corrective Exercise – Got Feet? This is my second article in a series about the benefits of corrective exercise. In this discussion, we will attempt to expose a few of the common issues that my clients deal with along with plausible solutions. I think that many foot/calf issues come from our “adultish” habits of bad footwear, fake floor surfaces and sitting. Many symptoms like plantar fasciitis, neuromas, fallen arches, gout and cramping can be eliminated by taking on some good foot habits. You can avoid many of these...

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What IS Corrective Exercise?

What IS Corrective Exercise? The fitness industry has come up with many innovations over the decades. Cutting-edge fitness experts like Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons have continually blessed us with their genius. Chuck Norris has even agreed to help with his electrifying brand of fitness excitement. From the ThighMaster to the vibrating washing machine thing with the belt wrapped around your gut, the fitness industry has been entertaining and perhaps a little embarrassing. Silly fads come and go, but several “fitness...

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