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Did You Know?
Acupuncture and Breast Cancer
Pilates for Athletic Conditioning
Massage and Weight Training
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$10 Off of Your First Massage
(New Clients Only)
The Importance of Massage:
Muscles under strain, such as stress or exercise, can bein to become “sticky”, causing pain and limiting their ablity to perform optimally.  Massage is one of the only techniques which will restore them to their proper performance.  Regular massages will enhance and increase the effectiveness of the athlete’s workout.
  
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50% Off of Your First
Acupuncture Treatment
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Acupuncture can be used to treat any sort of pain, whether it be a headache, backache, neck pain, anxiety, stress, or gastrointestinal disorders; acupuncture can even help you quit smoking or lose weight.
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365 Thank You’s: The Year a Simple Act of Daily Gratitude Saved My Life 

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This book was written by one of our clients, John Kralik.  It is an amazing inspirational story on how gratitude can change our daily lives. 

http://www.amazon.com/365-Thank-Yous-Gratitude-Changed/dp/1401324053/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1298870515&sr=8-1 

Carina Weston

Did You Know…labels

You should scan food labels for unhealthy fats.  Adults who read food labels and nutrition facts slash twice as many calories from fat as those who don’t give them a look.  When it comes to heart health: Don’t let fat exceed 30% of your calories.  More importantly, make most of your fat the healthy, monounsaturated (olive oil, nuts, dark chocolate, avocado) and polyunsaturated (salmon, flaxseed, walnuts) kinds.  

Quick Tip… 

Limit saturated fat intake to 7% of your total calories.  Avoid trans fats whenever possible-they should comprise 1% of your daily calories.  Look for hydrogenated on ingredient lists-trans fats are most often found in cookies, crackers, baked goods, and other processed foods.  Both of these fats raise levels of artery-clogging LDL cholesterol.

Julia Morichelli

Acupuncture Eases Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects  breast cancer 

During breast cancer treatments, many women experience hot flashes, fatigue, night sweats and more.  New research suggests that acupuncture may help ease some of these side effects, and it may be more effective than antidepressants for relieving hot flashes and more.  

Acupuncture can also help side effects such as nausea, dry mouth, headaches, trouble sleeping and constipation.  The effect of acupuncture is longer lasting.  After about two weeks of stopping drug therapy, women started having symptoms.  With acupuncture, it was 15 weeks.   

Come in and receive 50% off of your first acupuncture treatment today!

Pilates for Athletic Conditioning

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It’s no secret that many celebrities are turning to Pilates for that intimate mind/body connection.  But did you know that top-dollar athletes do Pilates too?  Tiger Woods, David Duval, and Steve Ballesteros, basketball star Jason Kidd, pitcher Curt Schilling, pro hockey player Carlo Colaiacovo, and offensive lineman Ruben Brown among others are turning to this alternate form of exercise for rehabilitation purposes and prevention of sports injuries.

Pilates helps athletes develop core strength, increase flexibility, assist in rehabilitation after injury and create muscular balance throughout the entire body.  Traditional athletic training methods will help develop the muscles required in a specific sport, but may not address the stabilizing muscles around the joints or the torso.  Often, one muscle is identified and exercises are designed to isolate that muscle, usually in a single plane of motion.  However, Pilates exercises can be more complex than traditional moves and will therefore recruit a larger number of muscle groups or strengthen the same muscles from many angles and in a variety of different ranges of motion.

Come in and try 3 one-on-one Pilates sessions for $150.

Massage and Weight Training

weightliftingDon’t let your aches and pains prevent you from weightlifting.  Weight training tightens your muscles.  Massage releases muscle tension and improves flexibility of muscles.  Massage improves your tissue quality, helps prevent injuries and rehabilitates injuries.  

Massage promotes blood flow to your muscles.  Increased blood flow decreases post workout muscle soreness.  Massages speed up recovery time so you can do more weightlifting without the risk of over-training.  Massage removes toxins in your tissue, including built-up lactic acid.  Massage increases the flow of nutrients to your tissue as well as breaks up scar tissue.  Weight training can aggravate past injuries, and this can cause scar tissue.  Overstressed muscles can also cause scar tissue.

Deep tissue and sports massage will alleviate delayed onset muscle soreness by reducing swelling within the muscle tissues and by flushing out the toxins and byproducts that are released as the body burns fuel for energy.

Come in and receive $10 off of a massage.  New Clients Only.