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Weak Glutes in Runners

  Many runners are told they have “weak glutes”. But, what exactly does that mean? Are strengthening exercises needed? How does it affect my running? Let’s clear up the accuracy surrounding the term “weak glutes”. Glute Anatomy We have three glute muscles; Gluteus Maximus, Medius and Minimus. For the sake of this discussion, “glutes” will…
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Tennis Elbow, Plumbers Elbow, Painters Elbow?

Also known as “lateral epicondylitis”, Tennis Elbow is a condition where there is pain at the outside of the elbow, where muscles of the forearm attach to the bone. Racquet sport players, painters, carpenters and plumbers are prone to developing Tennis Elbow due to the repetitive nature of their sport/job, but is widely known as…
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Hot Stone Massage

What exactly is Hot Stone Massage? Jade stone is a semi-precious stone that has been used for massage for thousands of years.  There are two types of Jade – Nephrite and Jadeite. Jadeite is the gemstone used in jewelry and Nephrite is the type of Jade used in massage stones. Jade has been known to…
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The Missing Link in Digestion

The importance of good digestion. Like all systems in our body, the digestive system is very important. Our mouth takes in food, our stomach turns it into a slimy, green sludge then our intestines absorb all the wonderful vitamins, minerals and nutrients we feed it and nourishes the rest of our body with everything it…
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