Resistance exercise is necessary for a variety of reasons, like building and retaining muscle as well as being especially helpful in losing weight to achieve a lean, healthy body. When done properly, weight resistance can also help build stronger bones and healthy joints.
When you feel a bit tight on time, here's a Dr. Brad-recommended, full-body workout that will take you just 10 minutes! Do it at home in your living room or maybe even your kitchen.
If you’ve been around Hope Clinic, then you know drinking lots and lots of every water is essential for your body’s health. You probably also know about these essential remedies for winter colds. But have you ever heard Dr. Brad share his best advice for how to stay young? Listen up!
Sadly, many things we’re told to do to avoid bone-related mishaps and disease are based on misleading information. These meant-to-be helpful tips can actually end up contributing to the problem! Shoot. So what’s the real deal? Let’s take it one piece at a time…
One of the reasons people seek out a professional to analyze their gait is to insure they are using the best shoe available. But sometimes this might not be as helpful as you think. And here's why.
When we hit 40 years old, certain things in our bodies do begin shifting. For instance, it’s around 40 when a person’s energy and activity levels start to drop.
When we talk about skin cancer people, often like to scold the sun as the nasty culprit hurting our skin. But as we’ve been discussing here lately, while too much sun can be harmful for our skin, our bodies crave nutrients that can only be received through sunlight. So where is all this radiation coming from?
When was the last time you tried a new sport, ate at a new restaurant, discussed politics with your in-laws? It’s been quite some time, you say? Activities like these might just be one of the healthiest ways you can care for that really important organ, your brain.
Did you know that on a daily basis we encounter hundreds of viruses and thousands of bacteria? This means we don’t suddenly get the bug, instead the bug was always there inside us.
When we are healthy, our body has successfully fought off these viruses and bacteria everyday. But when we become weak enough or cold enough, our immune system begins to break down. That's when we get “the common cold”. So how can we stay healthy? Excellent question.
Jack: The leaves are changing colors and falling off the trees! It must be fall!
Brooke: Dr. Brad says that fall is also a time our body gets ready for winter. In Chinese medicine this is the time of year our lungs and large intestine want to clean out before it gets cold. So, breathing deeply and cleaning out our large intestine every day is very important. That’s what he said anyway.
Jack: Did he mean going to the bathroom?
Brooke: Yeah....you get the drift.