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Why Your Posture Matters

Believe it or not posture is not only important for aesthetics and how we look to others, it is vital to the function and maintenance of every body part of your body, from your muscles and your joints all the way to organ health and longevity!

Identifying a postural distortion (and having a plan to correct it) as soon as possible is one of the fastest ways to avoid long-term damage, quickly boost energy, and safeguard your health over your lifetime.

Take a look around. You won’t need to look far to see people of all ages and even fitness levels with deteriorating posture.

With more videos games, smart devices and increased time sitting in desks, driving in cars and being generally inactive…we’re not helping ourselves to solve these issues.

Experts are beginning to consider postural deviations and the health problems associated with them epidemic.

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5 Tips to Kick Your Sugar Habit

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1. Understand where the cravings come from.

The way that sugar impacts your brain is no different than other addictive drugs like cocaine, heroin, tobacco, alcohol: sugar targets the same receptors in the brain and release the same brain chemicals. And those brain chemicals gives us a short term sensation of pleasure, happiness, satisfaction – a lift! But its short-lived and just like any other drug, you are quickly waiting for the next hit.

2. Know why you are doing this.

It’s gonna suck, at some point… it’s going to get hard and you’re going to want to cave to the cravings… and that’s where your purpose needs to shine through. Why are you doing this? for me its freedom… freedom from the need of this drug called sugar.

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30 Day No Sweets Challenge

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Less energy crashes, more clarity of thought, better sleep, weight loss… These are some of the benefits you can gain with this month’s challenge!

One of the biggest struggles I hear people facing when it comes to their health is kicking their sugar habit…

And – believe me – I get it!

Over the past few months I’ve allowed more and more sugar into my life – mainly in the form of chocolate – and now it’s like an ever-present thought in my mind… When will I get my next fix?

If you’re in the same boat, then I have a solution for you!

This month’s challenge is No Sweets for 30 days.

You can do anything for 30 days – and the results will be totally worth it!

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Is Insulin Good Or Bad?

Many believe the only role of insulin is to lower blood sugar. In truth, this is only one of insulin’s many physiological roles in human metabolism.

With the massive increase in Type II Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome, insulin gets a pretty bad rap. So what’s the real deal? Is insulin good or bad?

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