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Fasting: Not Just A New Fad

There’s been a lot of talk about fasting lately, and it seems like a new fad. Yet fasting is anything but new. Humans have been doing it for thousands of years, as part of religious ceremony, and even as part of basic existence. Our caveman ancestors were not likely to have had abundant food sources,

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Muscle as Medicine

During initial intakes when we review our patients’ exercise regimens, we often hear this: “I walk/run [some number] of days per week” or “I love yoga,” or “I go to the gym and enjoy [Zumba, or swimming, or spinning, etc.].” One thing we don’t often hear about is our patient’s anaerobic, or muscle-building activities. When

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The Balancing Act of Fitness

Most of us have seen the yin/yang symbol at some point but do you know what it means? Did you know that it relates to all of life including how you exercise? Yin is the white side of the symbol and means the hidden/feminine/receptive/potential side of being. Yang is the black side of the symbol

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