Overall Health

Manual Therapy

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What is manual therapy? Many patients ask the same question when they hear the term “manual therapy.”  What is it? Who does it? What is it good for? In the Physical Therapy field, manual therapy is utilizing skilled, hands-on techniques to relieve pain and restore mobility. Manual therapy includes kneading and manipulating soft tissues, which […]

Fitness

Balancing HIIT Exercise with Steady-State Cardio

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WHAT IS HIIT? High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is not new.  It has been used by athletic coaches for a long time.  In the late 1990’s, research including a study by Izimi Tabata, suggested that HIIT could produce results similar to “long slow distance” but in a much shorter time period.  HIIT involves alternating short […]

Nutrition

Liquid Calories and Sugar

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Liquid calories in most forms such as alcohol, juice, coffee drinks or soda are sneaky calories. They are easy to intake quickly and pack a lot of sugar in your diet. Scientific evidence confirms that although such liquids count as calories, the body doesn’t detect them the same way as it would detect solid food.  When […]