Massage After a Workout

I recently read an article about how massage is scientifically proven to help the recovery process after a workout [link to]. To summarize: massage after exercise reduced inflammation without stunting muscle growth, the negative side effect of taking pain killers post workout, and also decreased the number of cytokines in…

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Eating Healthy Can Be a No-Brainer

You’re working at your desk, you’re running to a meeting, you’re driving to drop your kid off at school before work. These familiar tasks make up your day. With so many things to do and not enough hours in the day in which to do them all, you may find…

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Saluting the New Year!

Wake up!   It’s 6 am New Years Day: ouch my brain…what’d I do last night?…holy cow, where did that belly come from?!   A brand-new year has dawned and then immediately went and smacked you in the face.   (A new year and I still have all of last year’s remnants coursing…

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Happy New-YOU Year

2012 has arrived and I want this year to be filled with new beginnings. I find that working on my vision is the first step to achieving a new blueprint for myself. New Year = New You and I am ready to start it off with as much clarity as…

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Resolutions, Resolutions….blah blah blah

Every year we all have resolutions that we promise ourselves we are going to follow through with THIS year. We start strong and then fizzle out. Be it a new exercise regimen or the diet that’s going to start “Monday.” We are all guilty of it.  It doesn’t have to…

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A Healthy 2012 and Beyond

Every year we all make a New Year’s resolution and rarely do these resolutions last a week, let alone a whole year. So this year, just to make it seem extra difficult, I propose a resolution for life. Make yourself a resolution; make healthy living a goal for life not…

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How to Stay Healthy Throughout the Holidays

The holidays are special days of the year. Most people’s stress levels increase, however, sometimes to the point of causing breakdowns in their bodies. Learn how to stay stress-free throughout the holidays and allow your body to perform at optimal levels. No one wants to be depressed, tense and constantly…

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The Gift of Loved Ones

During the holidays we can all get caught up in shopping, online deals and the thrill of 40% off. Why not focus on what makes this holiday season such a special and magical time of year? Presents are fun (and bargains are great), but family, friends and everything we cannot…

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Finding Genuine Value During the Holidays

As the holidays peak, it’s easy to lose sight of their true meaning. As a message therapist at Well Balanced Chiropractic, I often see stress levels rise as the holidays approach. In this time of giving, we need to remember to give to ourselves a little. Never forget that the…

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Becoming Centered During the Holiday Season

Every year around the holiday season I can find myself overwhelmed with the hustle and bustle.  I want to have memorable moments with family and spoil my boys with gifts. And of course there’s always the responsibilities, such as eventually paying my Christmas bills). The holidays can bring more stress…

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