Do you know Tabata?

Do you know Tabata?

You've probably heard of High Intensity Interval Training. And you've probably heard of Tabata. But what is a Tabata? Tabata is a 16 minute workout developed by a researcher in Japan named Dr Tabata, of course. It's 4 exercises that are each 4 minutes in length intervals of 20 second on and 10 second off. These are all exercises that can be done at home to increase your strength and speed.

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5 Low-Back Stretches You Can Do at Home

5 Low-Back Stretches You Can Do at Home

Many people suffer from back pain. These five stretches can help you improve the uncomfortable effects of subluxation. Though regularly visiting the chiropractor is one of the best ways to prevent subluxations and back pain, there are other tools you can implement at home to feel your best. Eating well, meditating, and spending time outdoors have all been proven to contribute to optimum health. The following 5 stretches will help, as well.

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How to Choose the Best Mattress for Spinal Support

How to Choose the Best Mattress for Spinal Support

Ashely Little, our friend over at Mattress Advisor , wrote us this great article on helpful tips for choosing the best mattress for your spine. You spend a significant portion of your life in your bed. It’s important to choose a mattress that will best support you and not be a detriment to your health!

“We think about our posture during the day while we’re sitting and standing, but it’s not something we can be conscious of in our sleep. Keeping correct posture is vital to protecting our back, neck, and joints from strain. How are we supposed to take care of that while we sleep?

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How a Visit to the Chiropractor Can Help You Sleep

How a Visit to the Chiropractor Can Help You Sleep

Difficulty falling and staying asleep, restlessness, and early waking are all problematic symptoms of insomnia. If you're struggling to get the seven to nine hours of sleep you need, a chiropractor can help you identify the source along with a treatment plan. While a chiropractor takes a holistic approach to your sleep health, we’re covering just three areas – pain, sleep position, and breathing issues – where chiropractic treatments may bring relief.

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Snapping Hip Syndrome 

Snapping Hip Syndrome 

What is Snapping Hip Syndrome?

This type of condition includes hearing a snapping sound or a feeling of snapping sensation in your hip, especially when you run, walk or get up from a chair or when you are laying on your back and stretch your leg out.

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Why Do You Have A Headache When You Haven’t Had Your Coffee?

Why Do You Have A Headache When You Haven’t Had Your Coffee?

Check out this great guest blog from our friend, Alex, over at Coffee Abode!

“Most of us are used to a routine, especially when we wake up. For most of us, the very first thing we do when we wake up is to have a hot cup of coffee. It sends an instant boost of energy throughout the body and charges us up to tackle the rest of the day.

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Best Sleeping Positions

Best Sleeping Positions

Many people, regardless of age or physical stature, will wake up in the morning stiff and suffering from back pain. Some may even struggle to get out of bed. Their solutions is to take a few painkillers and then get on with their day the best they can. Many back problems, like this, are caused by poor sleeping positions. They can easily be improved with just a few changes to the way you lie in bed and help from your local Longmont Chiropractors

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