Get a Full Workout Using the 5-Finger Exercise Program

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To build muscle, burn fat, and achieve optimal results from your exercise routine, it’s important to include five essential elements in every workout. You can easily remember these five elements by simply counting them off on the fingers of one hand.

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Live Your Best Life by Being Active and Adaptive

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If the year 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that flexibility is the key to both our physical strength and emotional resilience. During National Chiropractic Health Month, the American Chiropractic Association reminds us that by paying more attention to our physical and emotional health, we can actually thrive in the new normal. Learn why being “active and adaptive” is so important, and the four steps you can take right now to improve your overall health and well-being.

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Sleep: The Ultimate Sports Injury Healer

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An old Irish proverb claims that “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” And thanks to researchers, we now have proof – at least about the sleep part. As it turns out, whether you’re suffering from a minor muscle injury, an open wound, or inflammation, sleep is the key to helping your body heal faster.

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CBD Oil: Helpful or Hyped?

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CBD oil is having a spotlight moment. In recent years, it’s been touted as a cure for everything from epilepsy and arthritis to Parkinson’s and Crohn’s Disease, but can it really do all that? In today’s blog, we explore the effectiveness of CBD oil on various medical conditions so you can decide whether it’s right for you.

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6 Reasons Why You Should Try Massage Cupping

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Curious about cupping? You should be! As it turns out, suction is a modern-day medical superhero. Whether you’re looking for pain relief or just better overall health, this strange-looking therapy packs a powerful punch. Here are 6 reasons why you should definitely consider giving massage cupping a try.

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No Gym? No Time? Why Metabolic Conditioning May Be Right for You

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Unless you worked with a personal trainer in the past, you probably never heard of metabolic conditioning. But after the COVID-19 pandemic temporarily shut down all of the gyms and fitness centers across the U.S., metabolic conditioning went viral, with at-home MetCon workout videos across YouTube suddenly getting thousands of new views. So what is it and why is it so popular?

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Looking to Lose Weight? Here’s the Skinny on Intermittent Fasting

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If losing weight is your goal, you already know you’ll need to eat less and exercise more. But is there perhaps a third factor involved besides diet and exercise — one that could help melt those extra pounds away just a little bit faster? There is. As it turns out, WHEN you eat may be just as important as WHAT you eat.

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7 Powerful Supplements to Boost Your Immune System

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While it’s true that eating a healthy, balanced diet can meet most of your body’s vitamin and mineral needs, there are times when your immune system could use some extra help. Stressful periods at work, inadequate or interrupted sleep, depression, lack of exercise, smoking, or even just eating too much sugar — any of these situations can take a toll on your immune health and hamper your body’s ability to fight off disease.

Thankfully, nutritional supplements can help give our immune systems an extra boost when we need it.

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Alkaline Water

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve no doubt heard of alkaline water and the alkaline diet, both of which have been made popular by celebrities, professional athletes and A-listers from around the world. But what is it that makes alkaline water so different from bottled or filtered water?

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Video Tip: Sports Chiropractor

Dr. Dahl discusses the importance of his role as a sports chiropractor for Albuquerque athletes. Whether you’re a professional athlete or just a weekend warrior, sports injuries can happen quickly and cause a lot of pain. Why suffer? Contact our office to find out how Dr. Dahl can help alleviate pain and free up stiff, sore muscles with sports chiropractic care and other cutting-edge therapies.