June 11, 2013
What’s happening to the body during pregnancy?
Pregnancy is a dynamic state – the body is changing rapidly and different areas of the body can become painful or uncomfortable. Women undergo many musculoskeletal, physiological, and emotional changes during and after pregnancy.
Common Complaints During Pregnancy
- Low back pain and Pelvic Girdle ...read more ›
June 7, 2013
We often hear that something is “high in antioxidants” but what exactly is an antioxidant and should we want to eat foods that are a high source of them?
What is an Antioxidant?
Simply put, an antioxidant is a molecule that keeps another from oxidizing. Oxidation is chemical reaction that transfers a hydrogen atom or electrons from one substance to an oxidizing agent. This ...read more ›
June 4, 2013
Running shoe, minimalist shoe, or just taking it all off and going bare? Take a walk with us as we share how the type of footwear you wear impacts your running style and how to choose the right footwear.
The amount of support provided by a running shoe comes on a continuum – full rigid support to bare foot. While all shoes have their pros and cons, it is important to know about your feet, your ...read more ›
June 1, 2013
Blood pressure is based on the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arteries, the higher your blood pressure.
High blood pressure(or "hypertension") is when the force of the blood against your artery walls is higher than normal. If this is the case over time, it can lead to both ...read more ›