July 30, 2019

Personal Training Now Available!

We are pleased to announce the addition of Anita Purohit, a Certified Personal Trainer to our health team. Exercise is paramount to optimal health, and for the prevention of muscle and joint pain conditions. We believe offering personal training will allow patients to recover faster and help develop health skills that will result in long lasting health benefits. To book a personal session with Anita, please click here.  Please see below a […]
July 30, 2018

Can Higher Protein Intake Increase Muscle Gain?

We all know that as we age we tend to lose muscle mass. The best way to slow down this loss is by weight training. But do protein supplements help too? A study in the April 2018 edition of JAMA internal medicine did not find a link between protein supplements and muscle mass. A randomized study of 92 men with an average age of 73 were divided into four groups. […]
June 28, 2017

How To Prevent Back Pain When Lifting

If hitting the gym is on your to-do list this year, then you may be ready for some heavy lifting. You may already know to bend your knees to lift with ease, but you also need to keep your back straight! Studies show that the most common injuries among weightlifters are to the spine, shoulders and knees. A neutral spine — with 3 natural curves in your neck, upper back and lower back — will protect you from these injuries. When held steady, it is the safest and strongest position for the […]
December 27, 2016

What is all the fuss about the core?

Has anyone ever told you to workout your core? Does this image come to mind:                   What is the core and why do we need to work it out?  Let’s explore: The word ‘core’ describes a group of large muscles in the torso. These muscles include the one pack ab, the six pack abs, the gluts and related spinal muscles. It even […]
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