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You may have heard about excess post-exercise oxygen consumption in the past. EPOC is the gas tank that powers your fat-stripping blowtorch, because when the type of training we’re advocating here induces an “oxygen debt,” it can increase your metabolic rate for up to 16 hours after you train. This means that when you’re done…

DIET FACTS:

Life is always a series of tradeoffs, but you may have unintended nutritional consequences when you substitute one food for another. In the quest to cut calories, sugar, cholesterol or fat, you can sacrifice important nutrients. Here’s a look at the cost of common food swaps: Egg Whites for Whole Eggs An egg white omelet…

Patients and PGA Golfers Experience Healing Power of the “Power Plate” at San Diego’s South Coast Spine Center!

Several years ago I discovered an amazing exercise technology known as Whole Body Vibration (WBV). Years of research demonstrated significant strength gains in shorter periods of time, increased bone density without potentially dangerous biphosphonate drugs, improved muscular and neurologic coordination, improved tissue healing, pain relief, improved muscle recovery, and faster neuromusculoskeletal conditioning. I knew that…

BENEFITS OF DRINKING ALKALINE WATER

Alkaline water and water ionizers have become commonly recognized names in magazines, news papers and even on TV, because alkaline water benefits are many. Over just a few years time harmful toxins can build-up in the human body, and one of the main benefits of alkaline water is that it is able to remove these…

MY 2¢ ON EATING RIGHT

A Note on Preservatives, Additives, Sweeteners, & Colorings That May Surprise You… Preservatives are a type of additive used to help stop food from spoiling. Nitrates and nitrites are used to preserve meats such as ham and bacon, but are known to cause asthma, nausea, vomiting, and headaches in some people (and we wonder why…

The importance of water

Our human bodies are made up of about 70% water, and this amount can be seriously affected by stress, caffeine, and alcohol. While we can live without food for a month, we can’t last a week without water. If you wait until you’re thirsty to drink water, you’re already dehydrated! By the time you feel…

A FEW FACTS ABOUT SALMON:

Salmon are incredible fish sometimes traveling thousands of miles throughout their life cycle and within two to five years returning to the very location where they were born to spawn and die. Firstly, salmon is a protein-rich, fat-flushing superfood. You feel full faster and your body requires more energy to digest protein than other foods,…