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7Dec, 2016

The Best Apps for Better Health

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This Christmas, like so many in years past, is clearly brimming with new technology. From tablets and watches to phones and virtual reality devices, the bar continues to rise in the field of tech, gadgets, wearable fitness devices and electronic toys. With all this technological advancement there definitely comes a new wave of fun, but a new door has also been opened to a bright world of health tracking, workout change-ups, nutrition logs and more. If you’re gifting a new device to someone, already own one, or are hoping to receive one this Christmas, […]
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30Nov, 2016

Winterize your Lifestyle

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Whether you like it or not, the snow is coming–and soon. The clouds turn grey, our driving schedules change and temperatures drop to downright freezing. It’s normal to feel a little sluggish once the cold hits; it’s harder to motivate yourself to drive to the gym in the mornings or after work, you feel less ambitious about making healthy choices with the lack of fresh options and the lack of vitamin D can make you a little sad. There is an endless list of little inconveniences that come along with frigid […]
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21Nov, 2016

Have a Happy & Healthy Thanksgiving

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Many have spent the last several years assuming that it’s the tryptophan in Thanksgiving turkey that makes you feel sleepy. While tryptophan is indeed an amino acid that prompts the brain to produce more serotonin (a calming agent), there technically isn’t enough present in turkey to produce a sedative effect and tryptophan works best on an empty stomach, which typically isn’t the case on Thanksgiving day. So, what’s the real cause of your sluggish feeling on Thanksgiving? Overeating! The high carbohydrate consumption, alcohol intake and the sheer amount of calories (the average Thanksgiving meal is 3,000 calories) causes your […]
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4Nov, 2016

Lose Weight & Recover Faster

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Beginning your journey of weight loss seems simple enough in theory, but in practice it can be frustrating. The results often don’t come as quickly as you’d like nor as easily. What I’ve found with my patients and friends is that motivation is extremely important. The results from your hard work will eventually fuel your progress, but results do not come immediately. In order to get in the habit of a healthy lifestyle, you need to find motivation first.  Losing weight has a lot of benefits that can motivate you […]
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24Oct, 2016

Clean (Tr)eating: Limit Sugar this Halloween

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Halloween is a fun time for adults and children alike to indulge in costumes, scary movies, haunted houses, themed parties and of course sweet treats. What’s the season without trick-or-treating, anyway? Candy is the quintessential staple for Halloween fun. Sugar binges have become the norm for this holiday for both kids and parents (candy is tempting!) but you can alter the tradition in your household. After all, Halloween kicks off the streak of indulgent holidays, so why not change your habits right at the start? There are ways to limit […]
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11Oct, 2016

Compound Exercises: Save Time, Gain Strength

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Here’s the number one excuse I hear from individuals regarding reasons for not exercising: time. You may think you don’t have a lot (or nearly enough) of it, but we all have the same 24 hours in a day. Professional athletes, successful business executives, stay-at-home parents and students all have a crazy number of tasks to complete in a day, and those who excel at what they do certainly know how to make good use of the time they’re given. This same theory applies to individuals who make time to […]
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29Sep, 2016

Bold Spices with Benefits

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With the arrival of fall and with winter approaching, our seasonal fruit and vegetable options here in Wisconsin become less and less. This is the time of year when comfort foods seem a lot more tempting and our access to fresh ingredients is minimized. Staying on track with proper nutrition becomes difficult, and it’s not surprising. Your health, however, should be just as important to you throughout the cold months as during the summer. Cozy clothes, grey skies and dropping temperatures make it difficult to find motivation to exercise, prepare […]
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20Sep, 2016

Healthy Reminders for Back to School

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It’s that time of year again: back to school. This means something different for all of my patients–some of you are teachers, others are parents of young children or are even helping move your son or daughter back to college after a long, hopefully relaxing summer. By now, the newness has worn off and routine has started to hopefully set in. With routine comes realizations of added stress, posture changes, back/neck pain or even sports injuries. Regardless of your role this fall, back-to-school is a time to zero in on preventative measures […]
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8Sep, 2016

Know Your Health

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Your most valuable possession in life is your health. Unfortunately, this isn’t realized by most individuals until a sudden accident, onset of illness or death of a loved one occurs. Understanding your health is important, albeit complicated. You may hear or read health updates or cautionary tales from your doctor or online, but what does it all mean? The health profession is understandably complex, but all of the information you need is readily available through regular consultations with a health professional. Meet with your doctor even when you feel fine. […]
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24Aug, 2016

Age with Grace: Stay Happy & Healthy

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As you may have noticed, our culture collectively dreads getting older. Advertisements promote youth, anti-aging and enjoying life while you’re young. While youth is great, it doesn’t last forever. To age gracefully both physically and mentally, you must adopt health awareness and a positive mindset. A recent study published in the American Journal for Geriatric Psychiatry suggests that overall contentment with yourself and your position in life dramatically increases your quality of life as you age. The idea of contentment changes from person to person, so the ways to find this contentment also vary. One […]
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