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Man loses 140 lbs in 10 months to overcome major disabilities

If someone with this level of physical impairment working against them can make this kind of change what excuses are there for the rest of us…

Leverage for Posture,

“For every inch that the head moves forward in posture, it increases the weight of the head on the neck by 10 pounds!
Poor neck posture leads to a Forward Head Position which is one of the most common causes of neck, head and shoulder tension and pain.”   –  MaxLife Chiropractic

 

This is why alignment can be such an important part of a balanced fitness program to develop proper functional core strength and leave you injury free over time.

 

 

New FTF classes starting at Palo Alto Networks on May 2nd, on site!

Classes will be held at Palo Alto Networks every Tuesday and Thursday at 5:30 PM beginning in May.

(Palo Alto Networks employees only for this on-site)

 

 

 

 

 

Inflammatory foods related to many muscular disorders,

So many muscular disorders are related to inflammatory foods in our diets, here is a woman who claims (with a well backed up argument) as to how a paleo diet has helped rid her of MS,

Air, Water and Amino Acids,

Air and water are obvious requirements to live. As afar as energy related to your own endurance and work capacity in the gym or physical activity amino acids are what your body needs to do muscular work. Below is a great article on how to get your body the most of what it needs.

Air, Water & Amino Acids

The truth about cholesterol and lipo-proteins

I have been telling clients this for a while. The lipid hypothesis is on the way out, and I believe over time this will be common knowledge. Saturated fats are commonly blamed for artery problems and heart disease as I am sure you have heard. But if we look at what LDL does in this situation is merely move cholesterol to a damaged site. Eating saturated fats and raising your LDL level does not equate to heart disease. What causes LDL to be moved to a damaged site is inflammation, often caused by diet. Inflammatory things in the American diet consist primarily of carbohydtrates, wheat products and gluten. I believe that over time a link will be proven to this rather than saturated fats, which are known to help testosterone production, healthy skin, hair, nails and countless other bodily functions.

Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease

 

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