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If you have trouble getting a good night’s sleep, you’re not alone. In the US, it’s estimated that between 50-70 million adults aren’t getting enough sleep. Some degree of insomnia is reported in as many as 30% of all adults.  Sleep is vital to both your health and happiness. How happy are you when you’ve...
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A Workout a Day Can Help Keep the Doc Away! We’ve all heard the saying that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Well, we want everyone single one of our clients to feel as great as you can. And we know that it all starts with a healthy heart. So today, we...
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Starts on January 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm! We just launched a brand new 3 Day Challenge to help you look refreshed, polished, and poised, even when you are completely run down and exhausted! You can sign up for the challenge here:  https://adaptablemom.wpengine.com/?page_id=34
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For the serious athlete, anytime you have an injury you would be wise to get a medical evaluation to make sure it will not impact your physical activity. The sooner the injury is looked at and treated, the faster it will heal properly and cause less issues in the future. But if you are unsure...
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Proper seated posture is important for keeping your body from being achy by the end of the day. A few good rules to follow include:   Seat height and width: A perfect chair would allow you to put your feet firmly on the floor or a sturdy foot rest. It should also allow you to...
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An athlete needs to have the body working in perfect order to have any competitive advantage. Look at Olympic athletes and you can instantly see that their muscles move them in perfect precision to the sport they are trained in. There is a lot of attention to the muscles of these athletes, mainly because we...
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What is an overhead squat and why should I care? The overhead squat is an athletic movement in which an athlete raises his or her arms overhead and stretched out, then bends the knees into a sitting position as low as they can comfortably reach. The overhead squat tells us a lot about spinal stability....
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#1 Did you know that posture boosts confidence? For yourself: If you need an instant boost in confidence, try checking your posture. Lift your head and pull your shoulders back. This will stimulate your brain to release endorphins and increase your energy. For your opponent: Strength in the animal world is always dictated by body...
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Sitting on your wallet can cause back pain, neck pain and even headaches. Back pain caused by back-pocket wallets is so common it has nicknames: hip-pocket syndrome, wallet neuropathy, and Costanza Wallet Syndrome… But is it really true, or is fat-wallet back pain just a joke or a myth? It’s definitely no joke! Sitting on your overstuffed wallet distorts...
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For most women, your handbag is more than an accessory. It’s where you store everything you’ll need for going to work and dining out. We keep our basics like wallets, cosmetics, laptops, snacks, gym clothes, water bottles etc. The American Chiropractic Association reports that  about 80 percent of the U.S. population will have back pain at some point in...
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