Dr. Michael Gibson, Author at Kanata Chiropractor

6 Steps To Make Your Kids More Productive

Think By Design

What ever happened to playing outside until the streetlights came on? Now, the only lights most of our kids are exposed to is the blue light emanating from the screens of their digital devices.

Only time will tell the full effect of abundant screen time on the physical and mental health of our population, in the meantime, it makes sense to apply some creativity to the problem.

One viable solution is leveraging what we know about productivity and teaching our kids how to pursue a life they can love today and in their future.

It starts with these 6 steps that will make your kids more productive.

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Why Prolonged Sitting May Be Worse Than You Think

Move By Design

With the world rapidly changing, more people than ever are moving their primary work environment home. With the convenience, decreased travel times, and lowered office expenses, has also come a rise in sedentary desk activity… aka sitting!

With research suggesting we are now sitting for 12+ hours a day, up from the 10 hours of our waking time being sedentary, there’s little question that the short and long-term effects of prolonged sitting won’t be good.

Over the past decade, it’s been well documented that extended periods of sitting has negative health consequences, many of them even unexpected, much like the increased risk of developing Heart Disease and Type 2 Diabetes.

On the surface, negative consequences for spinal health seem to be obvious, but upon closer examination, the effects of prolonged sitting go far beyond simply achy shoulders and headaches.

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How Successful People Win In Tough Times

Life By Design

“When the going gets tough the tough get going”.

This cliché probably rings in your mind from the countless movies and TV shows, as a call to action, when the characters are faced with extreme challenges.

Since success leaves clues and knowing how to adapt to stress is always going to serve you well…

Let’s take a closer look at how successful people win during tough times.

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Get Lean With Protein

Eat By Design

We got a question from a practice member recently:

What can I do about these ‘Pandemic Pounds’ lol?

Well, we have good news: One of the fastest and best ways to drop some extra body fat is to eat more protein.

You heard that right… get lean with protein.

In fact, no matter what side of the dietary divide you are on, there’s 1 thing that virtually all experts agree on:

High quality protein is ESSENTIAL to grow and maintain a healthy body.  

Straight to the point, here’s 6 ways increasing your protein intake, especially from healthy animal sources, will give you a jump start on crushing your health goals.

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