Is a Nutrition Coach the Right Option for You?

We all want to look and feel good in our own skin. Be healthier, stronger, and live longer. That is why we are all at Sanitas in the first place! But that is the easy part; making it to class, working out with friends, and having a blast! Unfortunately this isn’t where real changes are […]

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What is the CrossFit Open?

The Open is the first step in a three-part process to find the fittest CrossFit athlete in the world. In an effort to do so, the director of the CrossFit Games, Dave Castro, announces a total of five workouts over five weeks. He announces one workout per week starting on the last Thursday of February. […]

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Get Butterfly and Kipping Pull-Ups in Time for the Open

Gymnastics Clinic

The CrossFit Open (starting February 22nd) is notorious for being heavy on high-skill gymnastics, so being proficient at chest-to-bar kipping or butterfly pull-ups will be a necessity! If you’re not doing the Open, it’s also an incredibly valuable skill to learn and practice body awareness and control through space. One of the most fundamental aspects […]

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Rest. You’re Probably Not Getting Enough…

We all love to push our limits, test ourselves, and get a good workout in. It’s fun. It yields results. Working out is sexy. But you know what else is sexy? Rest. Working Out Is A Stressor on the Body (and Mind) Even though working out is beneficial in terms of cardiovascular health, metabolic health, […]

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Overhead Squats: Why Your Wrists Hurt and How to Fix It

The Problem Plain and simple — you don’t overhead squat or snatch enough to cause an adaptive response making the bones of your hands and wrists, as well as the muscles that support those joints, stronger. A new position can be a weak position and some pain may come with it. The Solution Try accumulating […]

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3 Things You Can Do Every Day to Build Mental Toughness

“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go” — William Feather Too many of us look at mental toughness, or grit, as something that we either have or do not have. Wrong. Mental toughness can be trained daily. The steps to becoming mentally tough are simple but not […]

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3 Books Everyone Should Read to Make 2018 the Best Year Ever

“A book is a gift you can open again and again” — Garrison Kiellor It is no secret that my life has been heavily influenced by the books I have read. I read The Beach by Alex Garland and bought a plane ticket to Thailand. I read Into Thin Air by John Krakauer and immediately […]

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Yoga, Acupuncture & Superpower Secrets for the Active Woman

LADIES NIGHT – THURSDAY, OCT 26TH AT 6:30p We are so excited to have an amazing team to support our members in both health and fitness (Functional Medicine, Physical Therapy, Sports Acupuncture and Massage). To celebrate we’re hosting a Ladies Night next Thursday, with wine and hors d’oeuvres. Dr. Karen will give a talk about […]

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Testing for Optimal Health: Part 2

KEY AREAS OF TESTING In Testing for Optimal Health: Part 1, I discussed the importance of scientific testing to get an accurate assessment of your health. Here are some of the key areas of testing that I consider for my patients – again, exactly which areas we focus on is determined by each person’s individual […]

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