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Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Benefits of Massage

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Roasted Vegetables

In our 4th week of the basics of healthy cooking is how to make roasted vegetables. Almost all vegetables taste better roasted! From Beets to onions it adds a depth of flavor that is a welcome addition to your healthy meal. For the holiday weekend BBQs you can also prepare the vegetables this same way …

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Massage Works

This is a wonderful quote supported by research always awesome to see! “Biological changes occur as a result of even a single session of massage.” -Mark Hyman Rapaport, MD, professor, and lead researcher of a National Institutes of Health (NHI) study about massage and its positive impact on immunity. The study found that people who …

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Kettlebells for Injury Rehab

This is a great article shared by my friend Joseph Sarti. I love the Kettlebell exercises if done correctly great for the core and back. Here he demonstrates how to use for back rehab. Now get swinging! Here are the benefits given by Dr. Cheng: Swings develop the important posterior chain muscles of the body …

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Steam Fry Your Vegetables

Back to Basics Part 3 of food fridays how to steam fry vegis. I like to cook my vegis in water of vegetable broth. I’m not against added oil but it is healthier to add at the end of cooking. This method is super simple all you really need are your vegis and a pot …

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Office Remodel

Before and After Photos of our 10 Jackson Street office. Here is our entry way and lobby cleared out of furniture before construction began. We are excited about the beautiful new waiting area and reception for Massage Works and Body Sculpt by Laser. This is where our clients check in to see us and all …

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Food Friday- Grains

How to cook Grains? For this weeks basic cooking we will look at the basics of cooking grains, it’s a cinch! I am so not on board with the no grain diets they just don’t work for me. I stick with healthy whole grains as a standard part of my eating plan. My favorites are …

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Computer posture is super important!

Does this look like you at the computer??? How long do you sit at the computer during the day? Remember when your mom would tell you as a kid not to make that face it might stay that way? Well this is an example of that very problem. If you sit like this all day …

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How do I cook dried beans?

A client pointed out that if they don’t know how to make some of the base ingredients that some of the recipes I post on Food Fridays can be kind of difficult to make. So May the focus of Food Fridays is back to basics. Each week I’ll focus onĀ one basic technique of healthy cooking …

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What is a Pressure Point

What causes muscle pain? There are tender points around the body that we all have (some of us have more then others) they are called trigger points, acupressure points, pressure points and energy blockages depending on the system you are using. Pressure points are tiny knots that develop in a muscle when it is injured …

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