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Health/Medical Problems No One Wants to Receive as a Holiday Gift
Health/Medical Problems No One Wants to Receive as a Holiday Gift

1. Borborygmi - Tummy sounds. Like it or not, almost everyone’s stomach will growl or gurgle on occasion, some more often than others, some more loudly than others. As a rule, such noises are caused by the human digestive process in which food is propelled through the digestive system via a series of muscular and intes...

Mixing pain medication with exercise
Mixing pain medication with exercise

On Thanksgiving weekend I joined thousands of runners in Victoria for a ½ marathon on a cloudless, windless and temperate Sunday morning along a wonderful Oceanside course. Thousands more were right here in Kelowna for the Okanagan marathon in what was by all accounts a glorious day as well. One of the more common s...

Eating to lose weight
Eating to lose weight

First let me start off by saying that what I am writing is meant as a general guideline and that anyone following a new eating plan should really be under the watchful eye of a healthcare professional with a background in nutrition. Also, if you have any pertinent health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension etc...

Today's Post is brought to you by the letters: C and K
Today's Post is brought to you by the letters: C and K

(If any of you saw the Presidential debate, you recognize my sot to Sesame Street in the title of this blog....Mr. Romney took a big risk announcing he'd cut funding to PBS if elected. I still haven't decided how I will cast my vote this November, so I'm not endorsing any candidate in anything I publish....

Ready to Run
Ready to Run

Over the last 16 weeks, I have been fortunate enough to help guide and instruct a group of dedicated local runners in preparation for a marathon that took place last week.  Along with the actual training the group did, 3 times a week, we have also been blessed with a line-up of expert speakers that helped educate us on...

Staying Safe On Inline Skates
Staying Safe On Inline Skates

Inline skating is a great way to get fit and stay fit. Not only does fast inline skating burn calories at about the same rate as running, it gives you the same great outdoor exercise experience as cycling without all of the costs of buying and maintaining a bike. Since it usually uses fluid, gliding strides, it's...

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