Monthly Archives: July 2013

 

Benefits of Bare Feet

At Healthy Habits I often ask clients to take off their shoes and exercise in bare feet.  I like clients to feel the ground, this stimulates neurological receptors in the feet which send valuable information to the brain.  Balance and agility improves.   Getting rid of the structured shoe and exercising in bare feet also […]
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Summer Bean Salad Recipe

This week I thought I’d share an easy bean salad recipe that I love to make in the summer.  What I like about this recipe is that the dressing contains no sugar (unlike the traditional recipe that my mom makes).  Aside from the fact that this recipe is delicious, here are six other reasons why […]
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Fascial Fitness – Part 2

We introduced you to the term fascia in our July 1 blog, Fascial Fitness – Part 1.  It is important to understand that if you want to make permanent physical changes to your body you can’t just train your muscles, you have to train your fascia too. Our seamless fascial web that surrounds and connects […]
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Fascial Fitness – Part 1

It is easy to imagine the impact of exercise on muscles, bones and even joints.  But what does exercise do for your fascia?  What is fascia! Fascia is a structure of connective tissue that surrounds our muscles, blood vessels and nerves.  When our muscles move and exert force fascia provide a sliding and gliding environment […]
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