“When was the last time you failed, and what was the lesson you learned?” During my interview process to become a Clinic Director for The Specific Chiropractic Center, I was asked this question by one of our doctors. At the time, I didn’t have an answer. I was arrogant, and believed that I had never..
Five Steps to a Healthier Summer I don’t know about you, but I love the way seasons change. I enjoy the various activities and traditions each of the four seasons brings. Summer is one of my absolute favorite times of year. Yes, it may be hot (here in Phoenix, it gets to be around 115..
Starting your day with a purpose. That sounds simple enough. For most people, this involves waking up, following their normal daily routine, and grinding through the typical 8-5 work week. Then on Friday, at exactly 5:00 p.m., it’s here – the weekend! Sleeping in, cheat meals for every meal, Netflix season marathons, and yet another..
Life is full of commitments, especially for business executives and professional athletes. There are commitments to family life, work life, and, of course, weekend warrior activities and game-day performances. However, recently I have started to notice a trend that there is a lack of commitment in one critical area of life: health. Now, I am..
“I wish I was that lucky,” is a phrase that I often hear from others, and you may have heard it as well! What this statement is referring to is good health. Many people tend to believe that others are healthy because they have “good luck.” Now there are some factors that predispose people to..
Our bodies need rest – When we rest, our bodies repair themselves. Sleep deprivation takes a toll on our mind, body, and overall health in ways that may surprise you. 85% of mammals take naps throughout the day, while humans just sleep once a day. When you’re sleep deprived, you often feel “worn down” —..
Being a performance athlete is not easy. In fact, it’s the exact opposite of easy – it’s a full time job that requires immense coaching! Coordinating training cycles to ensure peaking at the exact right moment for the next race, competition or event; optimizing nutrition to ensure productive training sessions as well as recovery; managing..
We have all heard the quote, “A chain is only as strong as it’s weakest link.” This particular quotation is highly thought of, and widely used, within various sports teams, business teams, and other team-oriented organizations. Coaches, CEOs, and managers use these words of wisdom to demonstrate each individual’s importance to a team’s overall performance..
Ouch! Tired of icing, stretching, buying new shoes, taping, and still the pain of shin splints doesn’t go away? As a former collegiate vaulter and competitive gymnast, shin splints and calf pain were a constant hindrance to my performance. I had tried everything – bought the latest and greatest – and still nothing helped me…
Many people are wanting relief from a myriad of symptoms, and it is no surprise that pharmaceutical companies have tried to answer people’s questions by giving them temporary relief. If you have found yourself using those drugs to just “get by,” I want to tell you that we understand your situation. You see, I used..