By: jamm On: July 3, 2017 In: MOBILITY Comments: 0

By Scott Laidler One of the biggest mistakes I see men and women make in the gym is getting too caught up in the aesthetic focus of fitness. Of course it’s great to look good, but not when it comes at the expense of more important physical attributes like...

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By: jamm On: July 3, 2017 In: BALANCE Comments: 0

Harvard Women’s Health Watch Though not included in official exercise guidelines, balance training can do a lot to help keep us on our feet and active. With ankle sprains, it is important to restore ankle function as soon as possible after an injury. One important goal is to prevent...

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By: jamm On: July 3, 2017 In: PLAY Comments: 0

Study Shows “Free Play” Is Highly Important to Human Social Development Boston college researcher: modern focus on competition, drive to win may have contributed to economic woes A new theory about early human adaptation suggests that our ancestors capitalized on their capacities for play to enable the development of...

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By: jamm On: July 3, 2017 In: PLAY Comments: 0

How Play Benefits Your Relationships, Job, Bonding, and Mood In our hectic, modern lives, many of us focus so heavily on work and family commitments that we never seem to have time for pure fun. Somewhere between childhood and adulthood, we’ve stopped playing. When we carve out some leisure...

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By: jamm On: July 3, 2017 In: STRENGTH Comments: 0

By Coach Andrew Read For some time I’ve been telling people that training is really only half the picture. Many will automatically assume that diet is the other half, but you’d only be half right there, too. You see, training, or the positive effect of training is the combination...

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By: jamm On: July 3, 2017 In: NUTRITION, Uncategorized Comments: 0

BY PERRI ORMONT BLUMBERG For the first time in a while, I actually tasted what was on my plate Monday I’m sitting on a pillow in my new makeshift meditation sanctuary in my living room. The soundtrack guides me through what feels like an eternity of examining, touching, and...

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By: jamm On: July 3, 2017 In: NUTRITION Comments: 0

Having a whole lotta sugar takes its toll on the body. It has been linked with weight gain, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, dental caries, liver disease, accelerated ageing, and the list goes on! But could too much of the sweet stuff be contributing to our body’s creaks and...

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By: jamm On: July 3, 2017 In: BREATH Comments: 0

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS APRIL 5, 2017 For generations, mothers have encouraged children to take long, slow breaths to fight anxiety. A long tradition of meditation likewise uses controlled breathing to induce tranquillity. Now scientists at Stanford University may have uncovered for the first time why taking deep breaths can...

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By: jamm On: June 8, 2017 In: MOVEMENT Comments: 0

May, 2017 Sitting has been much maligned in the last decade. News sources love to dramatize the issue, and you can find many alarming headlines—such as, “Sitting will kill you, even if you exercise” from CNN in 2015. The debate about the various risks of sitting and possible ways...

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