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Drop the Excuses to Drop the Pounds
Drop the Excuses to Drop the Pounds

My article was written so you won't be one of the thousands of post New Year Resolutionists who say "I should've gone to the gym on my day off "BUT", I could've ordered a medium instead of the SUPER size "BUT", I would've kept my weight loss resolutions "BUT"… If you are still reading this article, then you can identify with this thought process and the snowball effect which leads to another resolution shelved til the next year. The goal...

Holiday Gift Guide
Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday gift guide. No matter who you need to buy gifts for, this guide will help you through the decision process. From father to sister to Great Aunt Birtha, there's help for you.

The Horrors of Hantavirus
The Horrors of Hantavirus

A recent public health scare has taken lives in California. What is this disease, how has the outbreak progressed, and perhaps most importantly... is there a cure?

Detoxification through movement
Detoxification through movement

Many people have the urge to undertake a cleanse or detoxification program as a means to kick-start a weight loss goal. The diet recommendations that accompany many of the detoxification programs virtually assure the participant will be consuming fewer calories than normal through fasting, meal replacements, or food selections that are less calorically dense. Detoxification programs have other benefits that are sought after by the consumer, however; weight loss tends to be a main long term objective. The majority of...

Goal setting for the new year
Goal setting for the new year

This little lull between Christmas and New Years is often a time when people think about their goals for next year re: New Year’s resolutions. Whether your goal is health related, financially motivated or relationship driven, there are some principles that can be followed which I believe are invaluable. Since I am a chiropractor and spend my days helping people achieve healthy objectives, I am not equipped to render any money related advice to you. I will, however, lend a...

Core stability myths exposed
Core stability myths exposed

Years before becoming a chiropractor I worked as a kinesiologist (or Exercise Therapist as we were called at the time) at a large rehabilitation centre in Alberta. During that time I was charged with developing a specific core stability program for our clients that could be completed daily. Fortunately, I was provided with the opportunity to attend a seminar with Dr. Stuart McGill who at the time was delivering a radically different message of what it takes to prevent low...