Extreme Sports are on the rise. At the gym, on the bike, in the park, up a mountain; these are all places where people push their body to the limit. Whether you are extreme on your own or an Ironman, triathlete, distance runner, Tough Mudder, or participate in another extreme sport, this article can help you optimize your performance. Now that the pandemic lockdown is over in most places, more people are getting outside and putting their bodies to the test. When you put extreme demands on … [Read more...] about Extreme Sports and Peak Performance
Detoxing is all the rage these days. Everyone’s got a detox for your gut or for your skin. But new research is showing that sleep may be the best detox for your brain. The Sleep Cycle REM sleep is a valuable tool in resting and revitalizing our bodies, but science is finding that it may not be the most important part of our sleep cycle. A recent study found that slow-wave sleep or SWS is the deepest phase of sleep. It is also the most important key to detoxing our brains and getting us ready … [Read more...] about The Sleep Detox Is The New Detoxing Trend
“Use it or lose it” is a common phrase we’ve all heard. Especially in connection to our brain activity as we age. As the population’s biggest generation ages, concerns about Alzheimer’s and dementia are growing. And science is racing to find cures or treatments to ameliorate the decline in our brain function as we get older. A New Direction A new study is pointing in a different direction, however. This study examined postmortem brain tissue from people who lived past their 70s. They checked … [Read more...] about Use It or Lose It! Not Anymore!
Achieving optimum brain-body alignment creates a healthy connection that can influence your emotions, attitude, physical and spiritual wellness. This connection requires proper alignment of the spine, functional nerve pathways and balanced structure. Neurology and structure are the bookends of fitness, allowing for optimal endurance, strength and flexibility.1 Exercise systems like Pilates and Yoga, along with chiropractic adjustments, make a great combination to achieve optimum health, … [Read more...] about Achieving Optimum Brain-Body Alignment
The 100th NFL Season is a true testament to longevity. It began this past year on Sep. 5, 2019, and is a special season because fans will soon witness history Feb. 2, when the 100th Super Bowl takes place! The Super Bowl is a time of fun, food, and family bonding. However, sometimes we can overlook the process it takes for athletes to even reach that point. If you make it to the Super Bowl, that translates to a full, 18-game season. In other words, for 18 consecutive weeks, athletes put … [Read more...] about 100th NFL Super Bowl Is A Product Of Longevity
For those of you who enjoy getting outside and being one with nature, you probably own a jacket or two from Eddie Bauer. If you don’t, you might want to seriously consider purchasing some of their products as they’ll make your hikes and biking sessions more comfortable all around. We’re not here just to tell you about jackets and pants, though; Eddie Bauer clothing is more special than that. It has officially been in operation since 1920, and that’s something to celebrate. 100 years of … [Read more...] about Eddie Bauer Company Celebrates 100 Years!
Yoga is a fascinating practice. It is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India and still practiced by people today. As with everything, it has undergone some changes to meet the needs and interests of those who partake in it today. No matter what age you are, this practice is for everyone, while its benefits are innumerable. Yin Yin Yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga as exercise, and it’s a favorite among … [Read more...] about Yoga Trends You Must Try!
There are few mice in the world more famous than that of Mickey Mouse, the legendary character created by Walt Disney. What you might not know is that Mickey, just like us, has a birthday, and it’s November 18. What do you plan on doing to celebrate this beloved animated character? The Long Life of Mickey Mouse It’s important to look back on the long, fruitful life Mickey has lived. He’s managed to reside in our hearts for almost 100 years now, having an impact on both children and adults … [Read more...] about Mickey Mouse Celebrates His 91st Birthday!
Athletes And Their Well-Being With the NFL back in full swing, and celebrating their 100th season, we are taking this moment to look back at some of the greatest athletes the game has ever seen. Being an NFL player takes guts, strength, and a love for the game. What some people fail to realize is that it also takes the help of a good chiropractor. The following players swear by the holistic practice, and they all believe it has improved their overall game. Jerry Rice “Chiropractic made … [Read more...] about How Athletes Optimize Their Well-Being
As the National Football League celebrates its 100th season, it’s important to look back on how far it has come in all aspects of the game. Founded in 1920, the NFL was an entirely different organization than the one we know today. The players, the fans, and the game itself has changed drastically--back then, it was just a game. Today, it’s an industry, a culture and a lifestyle. The Many Phases of Football People today can’t imagine football players needing a second job, though many of them … [Read more...] about NFL Celebrates 100th Birthday