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MELT Method: The Key to Fixing Back Pain?

MELT Method: The Key to Fixing Back Pain?

Book Review: The MELT Method Author: Sue Hitzmann 304 pages, Harper Collins, $25.99   Are you suffering from chronic pain? Do you have a pain in your neck that won’t go away? Or pain in your foot that you just ...

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Getting in Shape Without the Gym

Getting in Shape Without the Gym

Book Review: You Are Your Own Gym: The Bible of Bodyweight Exercises Author: Mark Lauren 192 pages, Ballantine Books, $16.00 Get in better shape without going to the gym with the help of Mark Lauren. Lauren is not a Hollywood ...

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Alleviating Chronic Back Pain

Alleviating Chronic Back Pain

Book Review: Treat Your Own Back Author: Robin McKenzie, CNZM, OBE, FCSP (Hon), FNZSP (Hon), Dip MDT, Dip MT 100 pages, Spinal Publications New Zealand Ltd, $10.00 Many people suffer from acute or chronic back pain and have tried holistic adjustment ...

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Preventing Common Sports Injuries

Preventing Common Sports Injuries

It goes without saying that participating in organized sports is a great way of getting and staying in shape. Unfortunately, such activities also place the body at risk of injury. While there is no way to completely avoid getting hurt ...

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Inspiring Change Through Yoga

Inspiring Change Through Yoga

Book Review:Warrior Pose: How Yoga (Literally) Saved My Life Author: Brad Willis a.k.a. Bhava Ram 362, Benbella Books, $14.95 Brad Willis’s Warrior Pose: How Yoga (Literally) Saved My Life is not your typical ‘how to’ book demonstrating yoga poses which are ...

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A No Nonsense Approach to Change Your Physique

A No Nonsense Approach to Change Your Physique

Book Review: Bigger Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body (The Build Healthy Muscle Series) Author: Michael Matthews 201 pages, Oculus Publishers Inc., $11.99 If you are a man looking to change your physique, whether you want ...

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Could Stem Cells Prevent Muscle Loss?

Could Stem Cells Prevent Muscle Loss?

Even if you don’t much about them, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about “stem cells” at some point in the past. Stem cells play a major role in the body, and therefore get plenty of attention from medical researchers, ...

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Growing Human Muscle – With Pig Tissue

Growing Human Muscle – With Pig Tissue

Regardless of your level of physical activity, it’s a good bet that you’ll suffer at least a few physical injuries in your lifetime. Many of these bumps and bruises are relatively minor, and the body recovers fairly quickly. Unfortunately, this ...

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A Look at Three New Tests for Concussions

A Look at Three New Tests for Concussions

Regardless of where you happen to live, there are bound to be a fair number of sports fans residing nearby. Sports are an important part of cultures the world over, although the popularity of various sports varies depends on location. ...

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