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Written by Dr. Paul S. Lieber, MD and the Regenexx Pittsburgh team

21 Days to make a habit

  We all know it takes 21 days to make a habit. If you want to make a great impact on your health this year, then you have to make changes and better choices. The road for everybody will be different, so see which of these 5 tips per day will work best for you. ...

Lunge Variations To Consider

As you move about your workout program, one key exercise that you definitely want to be sure you’re adding to the mix if you want to see top-notch results is the lunge.  Lunges are ideal for firming up the glutes, hamstrings, and quads, and will also help to target...

Make Muscles – Burn Fat

There's no doubt that aging affects every part of our body, from head to toe. For many of us, what really sends us into a tither is the dreaded appearance of a wrinkle or a renegade gray hair. I certainly don't welcome either one, but another visible aging biomarker...

Must You Calorie Count To See Fat Loss Results?

If you’re like many people out there, as soon as you hear the words, ‘calorie counting’, you get a slight feeling of dread or anxiety in your stomach. Calorie counting is not something that most people enjoy, and often due to a bad experience with a previous diet...

Eating healthy without breaking the bank

Link to original post: https://quazmoz.blogspot.com/2017/07/improving-your-health-without-emptying.html   Eating healthy is so expensive😩! But it doesn't have to be. Below is a quick guide on where, when, and how to buy healthy food cheaply. Basic principals of...

Vitamin D- Why the Hype?

Vitamin D- Why the Hype?   Ahhhh….the feeling you get while spending a few days on the beach.  Is it the sand in your toes…the warm water and salty breeze...or is it the chemical reaction that takes place under your skin when your Vitamin D is activated into a...

Sodium

We have all heard that too much salt is bad for us and that we should scale back our intake, however, it is often unknown to the general public that the majority of our salt intake (80%) comes from hidden salt found in many common processed foods.  Being aware of...

10 Reasons Why Women Should Lift Weights

If your idea of a workout is an hour on the treadmill followed by 1,000 ab crunches, I have some good news that will help you get twice the results in half the time. In case you don’t know, resistance workouts are the fastest way to get an amazing figure. In fact,...

Stress

Stress has been called the “health epidemic of the 21st century” by the World Health Organization. Stress is a major medical and anti-aging issue and we can’t just shrug it off. There are multiple reasons contributing to high stress in our lives today as we all strive...

WHY STRENGTH TRAINING IS IMPORTANT FOR SENIORS

It is estimated that by the year 2030 the number of individuals the age of 65 and over will reach 70 million in the U.S. alone; persons the age of 85 and older will be the fastest growing segment of the population.  Thus, as more individuals live longer, it is...

What is Protein?

Basically proteins are made up of long chains of amino acids. There are 22 different types of amino acid and the body needs all of them to function properly. Amino acids are chemical compounds containing carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen, which combine together...

Simple Supplementation For Your Health Problems

I am a big fan of supplementation. Note that I say supplementation and not ‘meal replacements’ or ‘drug taking’. There is a huge difference. And to answer the inevitable question of “Do I need supplements because they didn’t use to exist when we were healthy?”…. If...

Fatigue

Often we go to the doctor because we are tired all the time, and a few labs are checked and are normal, but we’re still tired. Now what?  Being tired all the time greatly affects your quality of life. You know you should eat better, exercise more, get more sleep but...

Is Cardio best for Weight Loss?

Cardiovascular exercise, or cardio, is a great form of exercise that has multiple benefits. Cardio is a great way to strengthen your heart and improve the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to your muscles and other organs. Furthermore, cardio is often the go-to form of...

Why Resistance Training?

Resistance training is the practice of doing exercise with weights, bands, or some sort of resistance to your movements. This type of exercise is excellent for many reasons, but many individuals are apprehensive when considering resistance training as a part of their...

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