There are many benefits of intermittent fasting such as weight loss, increased energy, and decreased pain. If you feel like you’re running a little slow like your computer does once in awhile, sometimes it’s necessary to hit your reset button. Intermittent fasting can be a great way to reset yourself to regain your strength, focus, energy, and decrease pain levels. Read on to determine if you’re a good candidate to do it. What is intermittent fasting? Our ancestors of over 10,000 years … [Read more...]
Getting stronger means increasing your muscle strength and increasing your resilience. Both are necessary to get you healthy and to keep you healthy.
Benefits of increasing your muscle strength
From a chiropractor’s perspective having good muscle strength keeps your spine stable, improves your alignment and posture, improves your athletic performance, reduces the chance of injuries, and helps improve your balance and coordination. Furthermore, increasing your muscle strength will help you withstand and continue to partake in physical activities around the house like gardening, yard work, home renovations, shovelling, and general house work.
Increasing your resilience
Resilience is your body's ability to respond effectively when you encounter stress. Building up your internal response to a stressful situation can help ensure you heal better and stay healthy.
The following articles explain how you can boost your muscle strength and resilience from treatments like chiropractic care to lifestyle strategies like eating healthier, exercises, sleeping better, and stress management.
Using the Paleo Diet as a template for eating healthy is a good place to start. Eating a Paleo Diet can give you more energy, help you lose weight, and give you more mobility and less pain. What is the Paleo Diet? The Paleo Diet is a modern way of eating that simulates, as close as possible, how our ancestors ate prior to The Paleolithic Era. The Paleolithic Era lasted about 2.5 million years and ended about 10,000 years ago with the development of agriculture. Humans lived over millions of … [Read more...]
Low back pain affects 80 percent of the population at some point in their lives. (1, 2) It can affect anyone regardless of age, and can have a huge impact on simple activities such as sitting, walking, sleeping, and even bending over to brush your teeth. Is your low back pain preventing you from playing your favourite sports or even doing simple activities like getting out of a chair or putting on your socks? Try chiropractic care. Chiropractic care for low back pain is effective at … [Read more...]