It’s Not How You Start. It’s How You Finish.

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“You can observe a lot by watching.” – Yogi Berra I don’t like “average”. The typical, the common, the ordinary. No one has ever accused me of being “average” though. In fact, I was so disturbed with being identified as “average” that in the very first seminar I ever taught, the first slide was this: And it should you too. […]

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The Ultimate Power Meal in Less Than 20 Minutes

What can you eat that gives you a good dose of protein, fat, glucose-friendly carbs, fills you up, tastes fantastic, and doesn’t take an hour to make? Well, some of you might have guessed a Power Smoothie. True. But I was thinking of something you have to chew (which just happens too be really good for your jaw joints by […]

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A NEAT Way to Reduce Your Chances of Joint Pain

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If you’ve had joint pain – knee, hip, back for example, you know how much it can interfere with life. Not only can joint pain erase things like running and other sports, but sometimes just everyday activity becomes your own Mount Everest. I know – I’ve been there. And there’s something I did that helped me immensely that I thought […]

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How Much Exercise Is Enough for Lower Back Pain?

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Some people with lower back pain (and some clinicians as well) view physical therapy or other healthcare services as treatments. It’s something you get for a period of time until your symptoms retreat slithering away into the background. At that point, you think you’re well. Maybe you are but for many people short term therapy creates an illusion of sturdiness; […]

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How Can Arthritis Sufferers Keep What They’ve Got?

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I’m talking about osteoarthritis (OA) – a condition of the joints that leads to a weakening of the cartilage that lines and protects the bones. If you know you have OA, either your doctor has told you or your own Sherlock Holmes powers of investigative work on the web have lead you to that conclusion, what you also know is […]

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How to Prevent Runner’s Knee Syndrome


If you’re a runner (and even if you’re not), you may have run into Runner’s Knee. It’s technical names are Patellofemoral Syndrome or Chondromalacia Patella – terms often used for pain on the front of or under your knee cap (patella). Runner’s Knee affects about 25% of all physically active people and can be a frustrating thing to overcome. While […]

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