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What Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Tells Us About Your Health

What Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Tells Us About Your Health
Have you ever wondered why the heck we get you to sit for 6 minutes quietly with your fingers in some machine called a Pulse Wave Profiler? You hear us talk about HRV but forget what it means? We do o...
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2 Common Headache Types And What They Mean

2 Common Headache Types And What They Mean
Most Canadians will suffer from headaches in their lifetime. The reason for the headache can differ from one individual to another. Headache triggers can vary from environment, stress, dehydration, or...
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Can't Seem To Follow Through With Goals? Try This!

Can't Seem To Follow Through With Goals? Try This!
How are your New Year's Resolutions going? I bet maybe 1 out of 10 people reading this have stuck with the goals they set out for themselves in January. According to some estimates, less than 10% of p...
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No, Your Head Should Not Weigh 42 Pounds

No, Your Head Should Not Weigh 42 Pounds
"For every inch of Forward Head Posture, it can increase the weight of the head on the spine by an additional 10 pounds." - Kapandji, Physiology of Joints, Vol. 3The majority of people that come in to...
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Stop (Scrolling Through Your News Feed) Drop And Roll!

Stop (Scrolling Through Your News Feed) Drop And Roll!
Ever get sucked into your Facebook News Feed and have 60 minutes go by before you even look away from your screen or come up for air? Have you gone on Facebook to message someone or check the date or ...
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When Is It Safe For Teens To Start Weight Training?

When Is It Safe For Teens To Start Weight Training?
Does this sound like you? You're searching for the best way to help your teenager become more active, get stronger, increase their fitness level and feel better about themselves in the process. You've...
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Regular Exercisers: Don't Be Movement Deficient!

Regular Exercisers: Don't Be Movement Deficient!
You may have started off 2018 with intentions of starting an exercise program or exercising more or differently than you were in 2017. You may have resolved to run, do pilates, yoga, cycling, CrossFit...
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5 Ways To Make Healthier Holiday Food Choices

5 Ways To Make Healthier Holiday Food Choices
The baking, the stuffing, the gravy, the pie, the specialty drinks, the chocolate... really, how can you stay on track during the holiday season? Food is part of what makes the holidays awesome. But t...
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Reality... You Sly Old Dog

Reality... You Sly Old Dog
Man, what a topic. This is a blog that could go on for a long time but I want to keep it short and to the point. I have spent a lot of time in my life blaming other people and circumstances for my lac...
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Are You A Leaning Tower Of Human?

Are You A Leaning Tower Of Human?
Do you know what this picture is of? This is the very famous Leaning Tower Of Pisa, one of the 7 wonders of the medieval world...pretty cool. I find it really interesting that this building is in cons...
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A Christmas Contest

A Christmas Contest
It's that time of year again... ECC's annual Christmas fundraiser and contest is here! Last year we had the privilege of sponsoring a local family. There was such an abundance of support and generosit...
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Why Tight Muscles May Be More Than Just Tight Muscles

Why Tight Muscles May Be More Than Just Tight Muscles
In last weeks blog we talked about the difference between flexibility and mobility and how MOBILITY is king! We also pointed out that if you are spending lots of time stretching seemingly tight muscle...
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Stop Stretching Already!

Stop Stretching Already!
How annoying does it feel when your body is stiff, rigid, and flat out won't move the way you want it to? Maybe you even try to do stretches every single day, but your range of motion hasn't budged. Y...
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5 Books Everyone Should Read

5 Books Everyone Should Read
There is very little difference between someone who cannot read and someone who will not read. Reading is essential for those who want to live an extraordinary life. There is so much wisdom and opport...
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What To Do When Motivation Leaves The Building

What To Do When Motivation Leaves The Building
Do you get all psyched up about burning off those extra holiday pounds? January 1st -- you get a gym membership, start the gym..... 6 times a year, only to stop it 6 times a year too? Have you gotten ...
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Tummy Time, Baby Wearing And The Arc Of Life

Tummy Time, Baby Wearing And The Arc Of Life
Full disclosure: This post is a bit heavy on the terminology.... but so worth your time investment to better understand your health! I love science and research and being able to teach people more abo...
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How To Work Off The Extra Thanksgiving Calories

How To Work Off The Extra Thanksgiving Calories
Part of what makes Thanksgiving so awesome is all the delicious food! You will probably be eating some things that aren't good for you. And you'll also probably consume quite a few extra calories, too...
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Stop Waiting Around For Motivation

Stop Waiting Around For Motivation
When it comes to your health (exercising and eating well), what usually comes first for you....the motivation to take action or the action itself? 9 out of 10 people will probably say they wait to fee...
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There Is No Secret To The Pursuit Of Happiness

There Is No Secret To The Pursuit Of Happiness
For as long as I can remember I have been waiting to be happy. Somewhere in my life I bought into the idea that one achievement or one milestone was going to be the difference maker and "set me free" ...
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Delicious Haddock Fish Cakes

Delicious Haddock Fish Cakes
We spent this past weekend at the family cottage in Northport, Nova Scotia...right on the ocean. Here's the view from the deck... There's nothing quite like fresh seafood in the summertime. You can li...
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