5 Reasons Why Running When It’s Cold Is Good For You

Running Cold Whether

I’m going to guess that you’re reading this article because you enjoy running (or know someone who does)… Or you’ve read the title and thought it sounds crazy – what could possibly be good about running in the cold, right? I’m not going to pretend that I ‘enjoy’ stepping outside on a fresh cold morning…

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Dread The Scales? There’s A Better Way To Measure Your Health

Scales

In January, we’re overloaded with so many weight loss messages, that even the most confident of us can feel under pressure to lose weight… …And those of us who may not even need to shed a few pounds, question if they should be trying to or not. So a lot of us end up logging…

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Tips To Ease Aches & Protect Your Joints From Damage When It’s Cold

Cold Bones

It’s been cold the last couple of weeks here in Southwest. And because it’s been chilly out, we’ve had a lot more people than usual struggling with aches and pains in their joints call up their physical therapists for help. Have you been feeling the cold in your bones too? If you have, and you’ve…

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Simple Ways To Keep Your Memory Sharp No Matter What Age You Are

Memory Loss

One of the things we worry about most as we get older is our memory, and the thought of it gradually getting worse. How do I know this? Because, a lot of people we see in my clinic are aged 50+, and it’s one of the most common conversations we hear before people step in…

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Is Your Back Sore After Wrapping Christmas Gifts? Here’s 5 Tips To Ease It

Wrapping Gifts Back Pain

Christmas is tomorrow and that means you probably have a lot of gifts to wrap! (That’s if you haven’t finished wrapping everything up for Christmas Day just yet). For many of us, buying gifts for loved ones is enjoyable, but when it comes to wrapping it tends to be “one of those things that needs…

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3 Simple Tips For Flying With Back Pain

Travel Sleep

If you’re heading on vacation anytime soon – or making plans to do so – one of the things to consider is the effect that flying can have on your back. Let me explain: Cramped leg room, uncomfortable seating, and being confined to a small space all contribute to lower back pain during and after…

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5 Tips to Stay Healthy This Christmas

Relaxing

It’s midway through December! which means… Mariah Carey is following you everywhere, it’s acceptable to eat chocolate for breakfast, and there’s an endless supply of peppermint lattes and cookie tins everywhere you go (and you always end up eating some). No doubt the festive season is a blast but… if we’re being honest – it’s…

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Does Shopping Count As Exercise?

Shopping

Got asked this question the other day on Facebook: “Nick, does shopping count as exercise? I hate the thought of going to the gym, so if I can find any way around that to keep active, then I will!” So I thought I’d answer it here: Now we’re into December and getting closer and closer…

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7 Ways Life Could Be A Lot Better Living Without Chronic Joint Pain

Chronic Joint Pain

Without any, or even just with less, chronic joint pain you could do any, all, or some of these: …And honestly, I could go on! Living With Chronic Joint Pain is Terrible. And people come to us on a daily basis asking what can be done to help find relief from long lasting problems such…

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Tips To Keep Active, Healthy, And Feeling Great This Season

So, let’s talk about keeping you active, healthy and full of energy this autumn. With those long summer days almost behind us, it’s easy to let the cooler temperatures prevent you from spending time outside… so it’s easy to stop exercising completely, and spend more time indoors doing things like watching TV, and sitting for…

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