Stress

Fitness vs. Over Training

 

 

Your body isn’t getting any younger. That’s a good thing because if you weren’t getting any older you would have big problems. However nature and gravity are working to pull you back into the ground so you can push up the daisies. It’s a constant battle between you surviving and nature recycling you. The best way to fight nature is to stay healthy and strong. Strength comes from training, either from your activities of daily living that require physical strength that you use regularly, or from working out and training to be stronger.

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Sustainable Life Energy

One of the most common complaints that people that seek healthcare advice and treatment for, is fatigue and lack of energy. It is a major problem in our society and has great impacts on our lives and ability to function productively at our jobs, in our homes, and how we interact socially with others. When you feel fatigued it is difficult to have a positive outlook on life and be able to contribute to others because you go into survival mode trying desperately to take care of yourself. Unfortunately, overcoming fatigue can be much more difficult than just trying to get more sleep. There are multiple body functions that must work together to help your body sustain the life energy you need to function optimally in our society

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Adapt and Overcome

imgres The greatest aspect of human beings is their ability to adapt to their environment and survive. This is proven as we have inhabited every corner of the world, and have learned to survive in many different environments, from jungles, to deserts, to high mountains, to freezing cold area’s above the artic circle. Humans have the ability to adapt to their environment and find shelter and food and overcome and conquer the many dangers of those different environments. We have even been able to adapt and create the ability to live underwater or go into space for months at a time and still survive those harsh conditions. No other animal can do what we do. Yes it does have to do with our brains, and the ability to problem solve and think ahead to anticipate the problems and perils that may lie ahead of us, but it is also because we have an amazing physiology that also works to keep up alive.

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Are Your Adrenals Fried?

imgresPhew – Are you as glad the holidays are over as I am?  I love the holiday season, but with Thanksgiving and Christmas so close together, with all the hustle and bustle, parties, celebrations, late nights, early mornings, sugary treats, and alcohol who isn’t wiped out.

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When Your “Get Up and Go” Just “Gets up and Goes”

Have you ever woke-up one morning and felt like your “get up and go” has – well, just got up and gone? Many of us are familiar with this feeling as we juggle our busy work schedules and endless obligations. We often explain away this exhaustion by saying, “I am not getting any younger” or “I am just too busy”. But did you know these feeling of tiredness can be more than just “getting older” it may actually be a sign of “adrenal exhaustion” or “adrenal fatigue”.

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Could Anger Be Making You Sick?

Have you ever been so angry you uttered the words “I could just kill someone?”  Of course you would never kill anyone – at least I hope not!!  But by saying these words you may be slowly unintentionally shortening a person’s life – your own.  Anger has a significant and devastating effect on your mental health and, this may come as a surprise, your physical health too.

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