Tips for managing stress

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Stress, whether positive or negative, is an inevitable part of our lives. Whether it stems from work, relationships, health issues, or other sources, stress can take a toll on our mental and physical well-being. Learning effective strategies for managing stress is crucial for maintaining overall health and improving our quality of life. In this post,…

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Proprioception: The Key to Physical Mastery and Human Performance

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Proprioception is an essential yet often overlooked component of human physiology that plays a crucial role in our ability to move, perform physical activities, and achieve optimal human performance. Derived from Latin roots “proprius” (one’s own) and “capio” (to take or grasp), proprioception can be defined as the body’s inherent ability to sense and perceive…

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Sleep and Health

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Sleep is a fundamental physiological process that plays a crucial role in maintaining our overall health and well-being. Despite its significance, many of us neglect the importance of obtaining an adequate amount of sleep regularly. In fact, in the past I’ve been known to joke, “sleep when you’re dead,” but as we will see, there’s…

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Basics of Plantar Fasciitis

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Plantar fasciitis is a common orthopedic condition that affects the heel and the bottom of the foot. It is characterized by inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes. This condition often causes significant heel pain and can impair a person’s ability to walk and…

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