Why Do Athletes Need Diets?

Olympic and professional athletes train for years to get into tip-top shape for their chance at being the best in the world. That training includes consuming an amount of calories that the “Average Joe” couldn’t possibly fathom. Legendary Olympic medalist and swimmer Michael Phelps has boasted about eating between 8,000 and 10,000 calories a day! And many basketball players can consume 7,000 calories a day, according to news reports. For the average weekend athlete, a daily average of 1,800 to 2,000 calories for women and 2,400 to 2,800...

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Exercise to Reduce Stress

Stress? – Yes, Exercise Helps! Exercising regularly benefits the body in more ways than one.  Improved health and general well-being is the most commonly-known.  There are also those who exercise regularly to maintain their good figures and build.  Still, others exercise as a means to a higher end like sports or a highly-physical line of work.  But do you know that exercising regularly aids in reversing the damaging effects of stress and prepares your body to withstand some more? Stress and exercise are a perfect match.  One is negative,...

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Chiropractic Care Enhances Pregnancy & Delivery

Growing research has shown chiropractic care to be a safe and effective treatment for pregnant mothers and potentially beneficial for the baby growing within.  Studies have discovered that over half of all women complain of lower back pain during pregnancy. As the baby grows, the weight increases stress on the back and hormonal changes begin to relax the supporting tissues of the spine.  This often leads to increasing aches and pains among other problems.  A hospital study that looked at chiropractic adjustments during pregnancy, found a 50%...

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Total Treatment for Lower Back Pain

Nothing is more frustrating for a chiropractor than a patient who has chronic low back pain and can’t find relief. Usually these patients bring with them multiple factors that could be contributing to their pain. Most have had prior testing that either shows a structural problem – or that shows nothing, which is the case in many situations. Along with our total treatment process, we also train and support our clients regarding their suffering and the best methods to alleviate it. What makes treating the chronic back pain sufferer truly...

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