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Mark Whelan

What sitting can do to your morning workout; you’ll be surprised.

Rethinking Exercise When most people think exercise they typically think activities like running or weight training. And your exercise is done for a relatively short period of time, then you head off to tackle the rest of your day. What researchers are learning is that working out by itself won’t compensate for the problems associated with …

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Your Priority Pyramid and Why There is More than Core

There is More than Core with a Chiropractic Approach Over the last few weeks I’ve came across several experts talking about how critical core strength is. And I agree, core strength is an important part of maintaining upright posture and it can have an incredible impact on your long term health and ability to be …

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Your posture is more about memory and your math facts than fitness and your work outs.

Every once in a while I get the opportunity to take over the care of a patient who has had chiropractic care since birth. It’s a real honour and usually they have a great story of how they were introduced to chiropractic. I want to share with you the story of John. When John was …

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What does your dentist and hair stylist have in common?

This may not surprise any one out there but your hair salon and dental office are hazardous places to work. In fact according to studies the rate of shoulder, neck, and arm conditions are through the roof for dental workers, including your dentist and people in the hair stylist community. The common link? Posture. In …

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How up to date chiropractic works with your brain to beat your pain.

Chiropractic works with your brain to relieve pain I had a great conversation with a patient this week about the brain. I’ll just share with you a bit of her history so you have a some background for our conversation. Chronic pain for several years She has suffered with panic attacks and chronic pain for …

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Why a wellness at work program is a no brainier.

This week I had the tremendous honour of speaking at a special event hosted by our local Chamber of Commerce. It was for HR and wellness co-ordinators who want to improve their wellness at work programs. These are front line people who really care about the wellbeing of their workplace and get excited about improvements …

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The 3 Nutrition Hacks that Will Give You the Results You Want.

We are taking our 100+Living Workshop Series online. Our Webinar will touch on healthy eating but will give you the 3 Nutrition Hacks to help you win the battle with diet and nutrition once and for all. Watch the video below to find out more. . . . Or if the video link doesn’t work. …

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The 3rd Secret to a Balanced and a Less Stressful Life

I’m going to start this blog post with a disclaimer. I’m a complete work in progress in this department BUT I’ll teach you what I know from the school of hard knocks. . . And if you’ve missed the previous blogs in this series than stop reading. Click here to learn the emotion that will …

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Secret #2; Choose the disciplines that will give you the best results for life.

Now that we’ve covered what I feel is the most significant secret to a balanced life, joy. Let’s get into some very practical but necessary tips to insure your life is full but effective. And as you’d imagine they cover some lifestyle choices. If you missed our last post on secret #1, then before you …

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Balance in life and health, Secret #1

As we round out another year I often have conversations with people in the office that centre around how they are going to do things differently next year. They talk about priorities, over commitment and generally doing what it takes to not feel so run down and overwhelmed. I get it. I totally understand. This …

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