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Heat vs Ice

Traditional belief since its origin in 1978 is the RICE method (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation). Ice an injury to stop inflammation and reduce swelling. But is this method good for… Read more Heat vs Ice

Word of the Day: Thixotropic

You may be familiar with taking a piece of clay, manipulating it in your hands to heat it up, making it more malleable.  The same goes for our bodies! Thixotropic: The term “thixotropic” describes this property. A thixotropic substance’s chemical nature is such that any increase in activity causes it to become more fluid. Some clays in the ground, synovial fluid in the joints, and even cornstarch and toothpaste are thixotropic compounds. They become more fluid when stirred, shaken, squeezed, or manipulated in any way. Our fascia, the connective tissue… Read more Word of the Day: Thixotropic

Are You Breathing Efficiently?

The breath or breathing is not a topic not regularly talked about in our daily lives.  This is just something we do naturally right?  While you are correct, breathing is an automatic function of our bodies, there is a more efficient way to breathe that gives us up to 600% more oxygen! We are all born knowing how to fully engage the diaphragm in order to take deep, rejuvenating breaths, also called breathing diaphragmatically or belly breathing. However, as we grow older, through pain, fear and stress, we lose the… Read more Are You Breathing Efficiently?

Enhance your Meditation Practice.

8 Ways to Enhance your Meditation Practice Meditation can be an effective way to reduce stress, achieve clarity, and attain a mentally calm state. It allows you to view the world from a perspective that isn’t tainted by your personal beliefs and past experiences. Meditation is simple but challenging to do well. It wouldn’t hurt to have a few tricks up your sleeve. There are several things you can do to enhance your meditation practice and receive greater benefits. Try these ideas for ways to enhance your meditation practice: 1.… Read more Enhance your Meditation Practice.