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7 Ways The Outdoors Make Us Healthier

Here are seven ways the outdoors make us healthier.

Getting outside makes exercise easier.
It can spur weight loss.
Nature increases brain function.
It amps up vitamin D intake.
The outdoors help us age gracefully.
Nature is great for stress reduction.
The outdoors makes us happy.

Read the full story on Huffington Post

By |May 12th, 2015|Exercise & Fitness, Positive Thinking|0 Comments

Blasted Cauliflower

Vegetables are often thought of as boring, bland, or tasteless. This is far from the truth!

Veggies can offer a great source of variety. Cauliflower is especially versatile, and this is just another example of how it can be used. Consider yourself warned: They are addictive!
Ingredients

1 head of cauliflower
1/8 cup of olive […]

By |December 17th, 2014|All Posts|0 Comments

Wobble Chair Exercises: Instructional Video

Have you caught the Wobble Cushion Craze!?  
Use it as a fun and easy way to warm up and stretch your spine throughout the day.  Wobble Cushions are now available for sale at our office!  Here is a quick demonstration by Harper and Henry:

The Wobble Cushion features knobbed surface, the […]

By |March 12th, 2014|Exercise & Fitness|0 Comments

Basic Neck Stretches Exercise Video

Whether you sit at a desk all day, work for hours at a computer, or have experienced a past neck injury, you can benefit from these simple neck stretches!
Click the link below to follow along with Melissa in this easy How To video:
Basic Neck Stretches with Melissa
 

By |November 20th, 2013|All Posts, Exercise & Fitness, Positive Thinking|0 Comments

Low Back Stretches Exercise Video

Try a few of these basic low back exercises to stretch and strengthen your back and supporting muscles. Repeat each exercise a few times, then increase the number of repetitions as the exercise gets easier.
Click the link below to follow along with Melissa in this easy “How-To” video! :
Low […]

By |November 20th, 2013|Exercise & Fitness|0 Comments

“What is Belly Breathing for Exercise?” How-to Video!

What is Belly Breathing?
Deep breathing (also called belly breathing) involves inhaling slowly and steadily through your nose (approximately 5 seconds), allowing your abdomen to expand and fill with air before filling the upper lungs in the chest. Hold the breath for a few seconds; then slowly exhale through puckered […]

By |November 20th, 2013|Exercise & Fitness, Rest & Regeneration|0 Comments

Chiropractic & Yoga: Helping Patients Learn to Help Themselves

In this week’s Chiropractic Newsletter, Dynamic Chiropractor, Dr Leroy Perry Jr. elaborate on how Yoga can strongly complement your Chiropractic care.  Delve into this interesting article posted below, which explains how the most relaxing, meditative, and joyful for of exercise can to much more for your health than you […]

By |November 11th, 2013|Exercise & Fitness, Positive Thinking|0 Comments

Simple Sippables for Ultimate Health

Curious about the current “juicing” craze?  Get on the bandwagon!  Do-it-yourself HEALTHY smoothies are the easiest way to make healthy food easily digestible, aid in detoxification, and even help control your weight.  Nourishing yourself with these fresh smoothies is even tastier than it looks.
Check out these easy 1-step smoothie […]

By |November 8th, 2013|Exercise & Fitness, Nutrition|0 Comments

Office Inspiration

At Smith Chiropractic & Wellness Center, we love filling our office with inspiration! Our frequently updated health and wellness quotes can be found at our entrance, in our waiting area, in our patient rooms, on our Facebook page… we just can’t get enough!
Check out some of our new quotes […]

By |September 18th, 2013|All Posts|0 Comments

Snack Tips for Kids

Looking for a creative way to keep your child’s “after school snack” nutritious? Here are some great tips on adding a fun twist to keep your kids happy and healthy! Try them out as part of their bagged lunch as well!

Be-Friend the Fruits

Nothing beats a healthy snack […]

By |September 6th, 2013|Nutrition, Positive Thinking|0 Comments