The Fitness of You

  BEING IN PHYSICAL shape to live life to the hilt can mean different things at different periods of your life. However, no matter your age… If you are to get through the day comfortably; If you are to have the strength to reach out to others; If you are to meet...

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The All Essential Warm-Up Exercise

  ALTHOUGH MOST of us can agree that exercise is essential for healthy living, few of us can agree on the meaning of exercise. To some it means nothing, to others everything — and then there is every grade in between. In America, exercise means anything the media...

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“Ask What You Can Do for Your Country”

  IN HIS INAUGURAL Address, January 20, 1961, John F, Kennedy famously said… “And so my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.” Here are three things you can do to help your country and to help you. All three...

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Health Care: Remember All the Babies

IT IS OFTEN SAID that “you can’t buy health.” Every new parent expects a healthy child and most follow the rules to make sure that the new family member is born healthy and welcomed with love and best of care. But then what? Many New Year’s Resolutions are health...

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Pushing Through to Push-Ups!

IF YOU’VE EVER had the good fortune to view a cadaver you are suddenly aware that you are bearing witness to a very remarkable piece of construction and engineering. The Shoulder The shoulder girdle provides the widest range of motion of any part of the body. It is...

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A Stitch in Time May Save You from… Opioids

SEVERAL MONTHS ago I turned on CSPAN: my go-to place in the middle of the night if sleep evades me. This night a panel was assembled before a congressional committee to answer questions about the opioid epidemic and in particular on “protecting the health and safety...

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Lovemaking Muscles

“Muscles… you have hundreds of them, and each has been given a special job to do… for you. Not only that, they were all programmed to go where they were supposed to go, and to know what they were supposed to accomplish long before you were the size of the pin-head the...

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“Class Stand!” “One…”

  IN THE OLDEN days, it used to be that the classroom exercise vignette was a part of every day. Mornings, which were longer, had two or three of these exercise vignettes. Afternoons, which were usually shorter, had one. The leaders were the kids chosen by the teacher...

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The Fitness of Health Care

  “FIT, WHAT DO WE need to be fit for?” These were the words of W. W. Bauer, MD, as he patted his considerable paunch on national television. The answer, I guess, depends on who you ask. In 1969 Bonnie gave six reasons for being physically fit in an interview for...

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This Stuff Works!

Myotherapy is the best therapy for anyone in pain , with or without mobility issues. I took this workshop years ago with my mom, who had found what we call “the miracle of Myo”, after two years of chronic neck pain. It was one of the funnest most life changing experiences. I was truly inspired by all I learned about healing the body, I was finally able to get my license for massage therapy. I use Myotherapy in 90% of my treatments with results are beyond compare. I would recommend this workshop to anyone interested in bodywork or anyone who is in pain or has a loved one in pain. This stuff works!!!!!!!

Salinas Ochoa