Straightening Out Chiropractic

The debate has raged for a long time.  The evidence is conflicting.  “I don’t believe in chiropractic.”  “Chiropractors aren’t real doctors.”  “There’s no evidence that it works.”  The efficacy of chiropractic strangely ignites people’s passions.  Maybe chiropractors have been too long associated with ambulance-chasing personal injury lawyers?  Maybe chiropractors have oversold the benefits of what… Continue Reading

6 Ways To Be A Terrible Host – For The Common Cold

Winter means holidays, which means lots of socializing at parties, overeating, spending money you don’t have, shorter days, colder temperatures,  and of course — long stubborn colds.  Is there a connection?  Of course, there is.  Your immune system, which is your bodies’ natural defense system against pathogen, is weakened by stress and fatigue.  December tends… Continue Reading

Find What You Love And Let It Kill You

Using writing to describe my love of cycling, is not possible.  Ultimately, the words are just descriptions.  If you want to really know something, you have to experience it.  Still, regaling words are what writing is all about.  I would not love cycling if it wasn’t for Peter Paetsch.  He gave me two pedals in… Continue Reading

Why Trendy Group Exercise Classes Fail

So you need to fit exercise into your busy lifestyle.  These days the choices are overwhelming.  There’s Crossfit, Soul Cycle, Krav Maga, Kick Boxing, Boot Camp, TRX, P90X, CardioBarre, 18 different types Yoga, and so on.  You pick what you like and what you think you need and it’s done.  With these classes, there’s community,… Continue Reading