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What To Do? Thoughts on COVID.

It's become clear to me that there are many among our readership who wish to know exactly where I stand on COVID and varying mandates that are popping up around the world.

Given that this newsletter goes out to somewhere around 90 thousand people globally, you might imagine that whenever I share thoughts on any contentious issues, I receive countless passionate responses, typically split evenly between the world's growing partisan divide. Read more

 

Try This For Chronic Back Pain and Stiffness

If you have chronic or recurrent back pain and stiffness, it may be that shortened hamstrings are creating a constant downward pull on your pelvis which could be causing compensatory biomechanics within your lumber and thoracic spinal regions, manifesting as pain and/or stiffness. Read more

 

Hanging Bar For A Home Gym

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This is a portable hanging bar that I use to keep my shoulders and spine healthy with a variety of hanging, gym ring, TRX suspension, and swing yoga exercises. Read more

 

The Ideal Way To Do Push-Ups

To be optimally mobile and agile, it's helpful to treat every exercise as an opportunity to strengthen your core - doing so will improve movement and balance in all planes and decrease risk of injury. Read more

 

Exercises for Foot and Ankle Pain

Given the number of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that make up our feet and ankles, I have long felt that rather than spot treat areas of pain and stiffness, it makes more sense to work at improving overall blood circulation and joint play throughout the many articulations involved. Read more

 

What To Try When You Are In Pain

Over the past week, I've received a handful of notes from people suffering with pain in different areas, including the abdomen, back, hips, and feet.

Beyond the obvious step of getting appropriate rest for an injured body part, it can be remarkably helpful to fast for a good stretch each day as a way of reducing systemic inflammation and allowing the body to devote the bulk of its resources to healing the problematic area.

What does this look like? Read more

 

A Simple and Effective Way of Experiencing Healthy Body Composition

In keeping with our goal of offering more frequent flash sales this year, for a few days or until earmarked supplies last, we are passing along some savings on our organic plant protein blend:

Organic Plant Protein Blend

Each serving offers 19 grams of easily digested organic plant protein and less than a gram of naturally occurring sugar.   Read more

 

My Work Space and Penchant For Minimalism

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After mentioning my favourite chair and a couple of adjustable standing desks in my last newsletter, I had a few readers ask me to share what my work station looks like. Read more

 

Cancel All Student Debt?

With the transition to a new administration in the US under way, there has been more talk about the potential for all existing student debt in the US to be forgiven.

On one hand, it's easy to see how helpful such a measure would be for those who are struggling under a mountain of student debt with little to no hope of paying off their loans in the near future.  Those who support canceling student debt suggest that forgiving these loans will free debtors up to be able to pursue new business ventures, buy a home, and make additional contributions to local economies.   Read more

 

A Simple Way to Maximize Arsenic Removal While Cooking Rice

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A recent study funded by the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council indicates that replacing cooking water part way through the process of cooking rice decreases naturally occurring trace arsenic in brown rice by over 50 percent and in white rice by 74 percent.

Here's how for 1 cup of uncooked brown rice: Read more

 

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