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Why Do Athletes Dislike Stretching So Much? 


Why Do Athletes Dislike Stretching So Much? 


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Integrative Body worker Janet Matthies explains why it is so important to stretch properly after exercise and offers an alternative – flexibility training. The regiment of stretching after exercise has been around for a long time and, in my opinion, has not progressed very much. Stretching has always been something you are told to do […]

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Five Exercises for Gardeners

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Integrative bodyworker Janet Matthies explains her family’s love of gardening and her 5 favorite resistance exercises to keep you fit for a summer in the garden. If you are at all like my family you are really putting some effort into thinking about what a healthy diet looks like. Some things you may be thinking […]

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Managing Anxiety – Ideas for Active Lifestyles

Managing Anxiety - Ideas for Active Lifestyles

Anxiety is a huge problem in our society, and can be debilitating for those who suffer from it. Integrative bodyworker, Janet Matthies offers practical help. There are many symptoms associated with anxiety and often our current medical model will prescribe medication to help alleviate and/or manage those symptoms. This article will identify anxiety symptoms and […]

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Lower back pain – What causes it and how to fix it

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Janet Matthies explains why lower back pain often originates in the hips and hamstrings, not the back at all. She offers 2 simple stretches to help fix the problem. Helping yourself with muscle pain or strain can be a very daunting and challenging venture! When a muscle hurts, more often than not, the cause of […]

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Chinese Medicine Treatment for Little or No Sweating

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Sweating too much may be embarrassing; however, a lack of perspiration can be a life-threatening problem. When the body stops sweating or does not perspire enough to cool itself, it can lead to overheating and vulnerability to heat-related diseases such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Medically, little or no sweating is called anhidrosis. […]

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Acupuncture for chronic achilles tendonopathy: A randomized controlled study

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Acupuncture intervention could improve pain and activity in patients with chronic Achilles tendinopathy compared with eccentric exercises. (read more) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23263998

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Seven Smoothies for Seven Days

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In honor of the latest addiction my family has developed, smoothie consumption, I am writing out the list of our most favorite smoothies. I hope you find something that you like. We have invested in a Vitamix Blender and its probably one of the single best purchases we have made in the past several years! […]

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Private Pilates Sessions

Infinity is proud to offer an introductory Pilates Equipment sessions! Please call to schedule your evaluation session at $70.00 per session Hope to see you soon! Janet 617 335-2707

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Cholesterol Lowering Supplements

A friend of mine had been recommended to take the following supplements from Harvard Community Health, Nadine Braunstein, RD, thought I would share 🙂 vitamin C – 1000mg 1xday (time-released with Bioflavonoids) Vitamin D – 200IU 1xday Selenium – 200mcg 1xday (or eat 2 almonds or 1 brazil nut a day instead) Garlic Pills – […]

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Meridian Training in the Summer

“The supernatural forces of Summer create heat in the Heavens and fire on Earth; they create the heart and the pulse within the body … the red color, the tongue, and the ability to express laughter … they create the bitter flavor, and the emotions of happiness and joy.” Excerpts from Healing with Whole Foods, […]

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