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Pilates benefits for Cyclists

Pilates for Cyclists: Beyond Basic Bicycle Training Several of my Tucson clients who are cycling enthusiasts have asked that I write a post that specifically addresses why Pilates is so beneficial for cyclists. Realizing that dedicated cyclists already commit to extensive bicycle training, here I’m highlighting benefits which not only help cycling performance, but also…

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Do you live in pain? Try Traumeel

Do you live in pain? Do you know  you don’t have to? Traumeel is a natural and homeopathic treatment for muscle aches and pains, bruising, sprians, and joint pain. The combination of  botanical and mineral ingredients sets Traumeel apart from other pain relievers, and assists the body in its natural healing ability. Available in topical…

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So What Shapes the Mind? – Part 2

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  Part two: Focus of Intent   Is it a great thing to learn to deal with discomfort? Yes! Because eventually you may discover that there are very few real emergencies in life and fitness training is not one of them. The acceptance of discomfort opens the door of physical possibility. It is not an…

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So what Shapes the Mind -Part 1

“The mind shapes the body.” – Joseph Pilates So What Shapes the Mind? Part One: Clarity of Purpose How does repeatedly pushing and beating up the physical body to the point of failure, injury, breakage, or loss prove anything other than perhaps a compulsive tendency of the mind? If you let the mind goad you…

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Neurexan sleep aid

Do you remember the December post about Neurexan, a homeopathic sleep aid that helps with sleeplessness and overactive mind? Well, as someone with an overactive mind and frequent insomnia, I decided to give it a try. I admit I was skeptical, thinking “can homeopathic really beat my prescription sleep meds?” With my prescription sleep meds,…

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Simple Solutions for Back Pain – #10 Hamstring Stretches

Genevieve on Back System equipment

Stretch #2- Hamstring Stretch  Back System3 Keeping the hamstrings stretched is an important part of maintaining lumbar flexibility. Tight hamstrings, gluteal and hip flexor muscles are often key components of back pain. Even if you’re not in pain,  (happy times) it’s important and extremely helpful to maintain hamstring flexibility. Keeping your hamstrings long and released…

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Use Zeel for Pain Relief

  Zeel for pain relief “Proven Safe and Effective for:” Osteoarthritis Arthritic Pain Joint Stiffness “Why should I use Zeel?“ “Zeel works effectively at reducing mild to moderate pain and stiffness of osteoarthritis. The fact that Zeel works so safely makes it a viable option for the treatment of osteoarthritis.” “How often can I use…

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Tai Chi for Pain Relief!

By Guest Writer Sarkice Nedder Stop the Pain! Stop the NSAIDs and the Painkillers! Practice Tai Chi for pain relief. Tired of the constant pain in your body? Do you wake up with your back aching, knee pain, muscle and joint pain? Do you constantly rely on painkillers or ibuprofen and other NSAIDs for relief?…

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Simple solutions for Back Pain -#9 Triceps Stretch

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  Stretch your Triceps and Shoulders Protect your shoulder joints while keeping your muscles flexible. If you’re not practicing this stretch already, consider: -Adding it to your morning routine after your back routine on the floor  (For my private clients using Back Care I book, add this triceps stretch at the end) -Before Walking or…

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