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Exercise & Fitness

Injury Reducing Strengthening Exercises
One of the best ways to wake up is by giving your arms a great big stretch in the morning, and if you can get ...

Exercises to Enhance Sleep Quality
You might not normally associate the words "sleep" and "exercise" with each other, as they each represent opposite states of being. From the perspective of ...

Balance and Stability Exercises
There are several easy-to-perform exercises that can help improve balance.  Here are just a few: To begin, stand comfortably and lift one foot off the ...

Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Relief
Have you ever experienced numbness, pain, or any other unpleasant sensations in your hands or arms that forced you to slow down or take a ...

Lifestyle Changes to Optimize Thyroid Function
The small thyroid gland exerts a powerful influence on the mental, emotional, and physical health of the body. This butterfly-shaped gland is situated on the ...

Exercises to Balance the Production and Release of Thyroid Hormones
The thyroid gland is shaped like a butterfly and is found at the front of the neck, below the Adam's apple. Although small in size ...

Easy Exercises to Help with Symptoms of Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is a complex disorder comprised of many different symptoms. While the hallmark symptom is unrelenting, widespread body pain, especially affecting the muscles and soft ...

Exercises for Longevity
As we grow older not only do we cultivate wisdom through experience, we also run a greater risk of disease and disability. According to acupuncture ...

Boost Your Fitness and Sports Performance
When a top athlete like Kobe Bryant tweets a picture of acupuncture needles in his leg, you know it’s time to consider acupuncture and Oriental ...

Want Less Pain and a Faster Recovery?
Acupuncture is well known for its effectiveness in reducing most types of pain, including pain from sports-related injuries due to trauma or overuse syndromes involving ...

Six Easy Tips for Greater Health and Longevity
Aging may be inevitable, but your later years can be vibrant and healthy if attention is given to supporting your physical, mental and emotional well-being ...

The Will Power Connection
Is there a body/mind connection to will power? According to the principles of Acupuncture and Oriental medicine there is. Will power, or "Zhi," is said ...

Revitalize Your Health with Acupuncture and Nutrition
Preventive medicine is defined as the part of medicine engaged with preventing disease rather than curing it. An integral part of preventive medicine, nutrition is ...

Step into Wellness
One of the many ways that walking can promote health and wellness is by putting gentle pressure on Yongquan (Bubbling Spring), an acupuncture point on ...

The Acupuncture Weight Loss Solution
I am going to tell you a secret. All diets will work if they lower your caloric intake and you STICK TO IT! It's pure ...

Qi Gong for Weight Loss
Qi gong is mainly associated with flowing movements, breathing exercise, and stretching, but what most people don't realize is Qi gong's therapeutic applications to naturally ...

Food - Chew More, Eat Less, Live Longer, Lose Weight
Just as important as what you eat is how you eat.  The process of eating plays a vital role in metabolism, vitality, and nutrition.  The ...

Dan Tian Breathing: Connecting to the Center
What does it mean to be centered? In Qi Gong terms, it signifies having energy in the center of the body. The center is called ...

Acupuncture for Cholesterol Management
This is a great time to take charge of your heart health and look at ways to lower cholesterol! One out of every two men ...

Get a Fasting Lipoprotein Profile
Get a fasting lipoprotein profile to find out what your total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and triglyceride numbers are. Calculate your risk for heart ...

Qi Gong: The Remedy for Stress - Part Two
Qi Gong is a quick way to release stress and tension and get centered after a long day at work. Whether you have children to ...

Qi Gong: The Remedy for Stress - Part One
Qi Gong is a quick way to release stress and tension and get centered after a long day at work. Whether you have children to ...

Nourish your Spirit
The word "meditation" comes from the Greek word that means "to be mindful." The practice of meditation is a proven stress reducer, and ...

Tai Chi Effective Addition to Immunity Against Shingles, New Study Finds
Older adults at risk of shingles may get as much immunity to the varicella-zoster virus (VCV) as the VCV vaccine provides by adding tai chi ...

Qi Gong: The Art of Effortless Flow
Qi Gong is the ancient Chinese system of self-cultivation. Developed over 3,000 years ago, it was used specifically as a means by which individuals may ...

Secrets of Longevity: Exercise, Lifestyle, and Rejuvenation
What You Do: Exercise, Lifestyle, and Rejuvenation. A Brush With Longevity. A popular practice among centenarians is body brushing, using a dry brush with natural ...

Acupuncture for Sports Performance Enhancement
At the 1993 Chinese National Games, nine Chinese women runners broke nine world records. In the 10,000 meter race, the previous record was broken by ...