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Everyday Activities That You Can Count As Exercise

I got asked this question last week by a client: “I wish I could go to the gym but it’s hard to find the time! Is there something I can do everyday (without going to the gym), that counts as exercise? I don’t always want to go to the gym, the thought of going for a run doesn’t appeal to me!” Ideally, most of us would like to h...
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How To Manage Your Stress

I was out in Phoenix the other day having a coffee and I overheard a conversation on the table next to be between two women and their newborns and it went something like this: Friend 1: “Wouldn’t it be nice to have 5 minutes to yourself?” Friend 2: “I’d love nothing more, but I just don’t have the time. I’m always running around...
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Why Chocolate Can Actually Be Good For You

You read it right! Chocolate CAN actually be good for you! It has plenty of health benefits – but, of course there’s a reason doctors and health professionals aren’t telling you to go to the nearest store and stock up on as much Hershey’s as you can. When it comes to your health, chocolate is a mixed bag… On one hand, it...
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When To Use Ice And Heat For Back Pain

Do you get confused about when to use ice and when to use heat to ease your back pain? It’s one of the most common questions I get asked on a daily basis, and it’s something that confuses people too… “Should I use ice or heat to ease my back pain?” 9 out of 10 of my clients favor heat – a hot water bottle, a nice soak in th...
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Why Is Sleep So Important For Health?

I’ve started writing a lot about living a healthy lifestyle and tips on how to keep active and mobile (no matter your age). Why it’s so important to look after your body and what to do when you’re sick of putting up with pain… Whether it’s back pain, knee pain, shoulder pain etc.… If you're suffering from any of the above, ...
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5 Beautiful Places To Walk In Phoenix This Spring

Spring is one of my favorite times of the year. It’s that perfect time between winter and the hot, dry air that comes with summer here in Phoenix. One of my favorite things to do in Spring is to go walking and hiking and feel the warmth in the air that comes with this time of year. If you’re like me and enjoy a walk or a hike, I re...
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Best Back Pain Exercises

Back Pain : 6 Different Ways That May Help Ease Low BACK PAIN (…Without Surgery Or Taking Pills)

My name is Scott Gilbert – a low back pain Expert from the Northwest valley and in this article todays I’d like to show you 6 “different” ways of finding relief from low back pain that I give out to patients of my clinic. I say different, because they are ways that don’t include the standard painkillers and rest option that seems to be a...
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Winter Wellness Series: Sleep

The Importance of Sleep Sleep is crucial to keep our bodies healthy. Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. The way you feel while you're awake depends in part on what ...
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