#4 Eat better

If you’re going to prepare your own food, schedule time to shop and cook, or if you eat out like almost every New Yorker does several times/week, develop a selection of dining establishments who feature a healthy menu. Choose a balance of wholesome foods – lots of fresh vegetables and…

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#2 Quit smoking

Enough has been written linking smoking to cancer, heart disease, respiratory problems, and overall bad health expression. There are only two ways to quit smoking. Some people find that they need to stop cold turkey, all at once, and go through the pain until they break their addiction. Others find…

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New Year, New Plan.

Many people use the New Year as a chance to set resolutions and declare intentions. Often, these are health goals – eat better, exercise more, and so on. But a goal without a plan is a wish, so if you are serious about creating some new habits and behaviors that…

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Why Everything You’ve Learned About Eating Right May Be Wrong

Join Dr. Janet Rogers for her guest spot  on the MCC podcast.  Janet is a Chiropractor at Living Well Balanced, a one-stop shop for stress reduction located on Manhattan’s upper west side.  Living Well Balanced incorporates chiropractic, nutrition, clinical massage therapy, yoga, personal training, and MindFit (a cutting edge technology which balances…

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Staying motivated…

People often ask me how I stay so committed to working out, particularly to workouts as intense as CrossFit. (If by chance you’ve been hiding under a rock and don’t know what CrossFit is, check out the video). Most folks look at my current fitness level and assume that I’ve…

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Purification and Massage

The New year is a great time to start fresh. Detox and purification programs can help with fatigue, headaches, and other system dysfunctions that result from the buildup of toxins in the body. A massage can help the body during this process, aiding in the removal of toxins and up…

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