Let’s Get Moving

Tis the season to begin your exercise routine.  Many folks are anxious about getting started.  I can tell you that 90% of the work is showing up.  Those days when you feel defeated are the best timesto get out and enjoy nature and move the body.  Research indicates nature and movement of the body increases your endorphins which create the euphoric feeling that we all crave.  Start slow but show up.  Below is a great way to get started by walking.  ...

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How to Relieve that IT Band Pain

IT Band Syndrome is commonly caused by lack of strength

March 4, 2013

I’ve been struggling with IT Band Syndrome since 2005 when I started training for the Big Sur marathon in 2006. It got so bad at mile 18 that I had walk most of the way. After the marathon, it came and went when I ran. There would be periods when it was fine then there would be periods when it hurt (like the tendon ...

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The Rise in Precocious Puberty

Many theories exist surrounding the increases in early puberty in young girls and boys, but while the causes are unclear, the rise in numbers is a certainty. Precocious puberty, defined as the onset of signs of puberty before ages 7 or 8 in girls and age 9 in boys, can be physically and emotionally difficult.

Puberty occurs during adolescence when children develop physically and emotionally into young men and women. Usually, this begins at approximately age 10 for girls and age ...

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