Life’s tough. You spend most of it figuring out what it is you need to do just to get through it. And, by the time you’re nearing retirement, your habits are pretty much set in stone. You’ve earned them, right? But, does it always pay to be stubborn? To stick to your regular patterns? It … Continue reading “8 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease”
It’s simple, when you take good care of your car, it runs better, right? You check the fluids, stick to a maintenance schedule, stay on top of tire pressure — and you’ll have a set of wheels that’ll runs for a long time. The same principle can be applied to your body. There’s a secret … Continue reading “How to Lose Weight Fast? Kick Your Metabolism into High Gear With These 7 Tricks”
What if this year, your New Year’s resolution isn’t to lose as much weight as you can, as fast as you can? What if, instead, it’s to shed unwanted fat as smartly as you can, as safely as you can? If you’re working on losing excess weight, the safe rate of weight loss (according to … Continue reading “6 Secrets to Healthy Weight Loss (Tips You’ve Probably Never Heard Of)”
The holiday season is finally here. Over these seven weeks, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we’re faced with every food and drink temptation imaginable. And that makes it difficult to maintain peak health and fitness. For example, if you’ve been overweight in the past or are obese currently, your average holiday weight gain, according to … Continue reading “14 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain”
Most people only get massages when they want to pamper themselves. But massages can be a powerful tool for healing your body. It’s been shown to help… Reduce the risk of cardiac arrhythmias and heart attacks Improve mobility and reduce arthritis pain Improve blood flow, lower blood pressure and aid hypertension Inhibit stress hormones, release … Continue reading “Massage: Luxury or Therapy?”
Many people have never had a massage. Maybe you’re one of those people! If you’ve finally decided to try a massage, there are some things you should know to prepare you for your session.
You’ve decided that massage is for you…that’s great! But, you don’t have time, energy, or money to go see a therapist. That’s OK. I can teach you a 15-minute massage routine you can do on yourself…in your own home!
For many people massage is a luxury. Even those with chronic pain from arthritis, joint damage, or muscle strains often can’t afford to see a therapist. Well, if you’ve seen my recent post about self-massage, you’ve learned a great routine that only takes 15 minutes and will leave you feeling refreshed and re-energized.
Sleep…it’s so restful after a long day…until it’s not. You know the frustration of restless legs, getting up to pee, the constant chatter in your mind. You may have even resigned yourself to sleeping less and wilt in front of the T.V. until your eyes droop.
There are moments in your life, good and bad, that you will never forget. For me, one of those moments was a phone call from a few months ago. At 5 am my wife was awakened by her phone ringing. Before she could even say hello, I could hear someone crying on the other end.