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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Testing for Optimal Health: Part 1

Are You Struggling with any of the Following Symptoms? Stubborn weight Poor recovery or performance Trouble sleeping Gut/digestive issues Low libido Hormone imbalances Cravings Fatigue Blood sugar issues Depression/anxiety Acne Poor muscle gain Hair loss or unwanted hair If so, you may have already worked on trying to resolve them – by eating clean, exercising, […]

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How Did You Use Your Fitness This Weekend?!

What do CrossFitters do when they’re not working out in the gym? They workout outside in the mud! We had a number of athletes taking on Terrain Races and Spartan Races… some for fun, some for prizes, but all for glory!! Congrats to Joan, Sara, Dani, Suzi and Jeremy for completing one of these epic […]

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How many physical therapy sessions will I need?

Recently I’ve had several gym members approach me with questions about a sore shoulder, a painful knee, and the dreaded plantar fasciitis. After hearing the same question from all of them, I decided it was time to tell the truth about physical therapy, and answer the question “how many PT sessions does it take to […]

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