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Thera Cane Secrets

Foam rolling is a phenomenal deep tissue massage tool for long muscles of the legs and low back. However, reaching some of the smaller muscles like the ones over your shoulder blade and mid …

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Foam Rolling Fun-damentals

Foam rollers have gained massive popularity over the past ten years and with good reason. They are one of the most effective deep tissue tools available. Getting a massage is great, but the cost …

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Why We Need Supplements

What are free radicals and why do we want to get rid of them? Free radicals are unstable atoms that “steal” electrons from other normal cells, and this leads to cell damage and aging. Free

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Cupping

Cupping is a relatively new practice that has gained a lot of attention recently. Cupping is different in that it pulls the fascia and distracts the layers apart, unlike massage which pushes across and …

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sleep secrets

Sleep Secrets

If I said to you there is a segment in the day where the majority of repair and regeneration occurs, would you agree that we should devote some effort to that part of the …

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Be Proactive, Not Reactive

Everybody wants to live a long and healthy life. I have had the benefit of treating patients for twenty years now, and I have seen what truly sets the …

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Make Your Success Plan

The 5 Steps: To Age With Power You Must Make a Plan By: Karl Zarse, MD You have to have a plan if you are serious about AGING WITH POWER. There are too many distractions

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Flexibility Strategy

Your Flexibility Strategy By: Karl Zarse, MD Working on your flexibility is the most common area that my patients do not engage in. I think it stems from the perception that flexibility is about keeping

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Strength Training Redefined

How to Maximize the Benefits of Resistance Exercise   If we are going to age with power, we have to make resistance exercise a staple in our routine for the rest of our lives. Unfortunately

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Stamina Secrets

Exercise Pearls for Real Health Benefits: Interval Training By: Karl Zarse, MD One of the frustrations that I hear from patients regarding getting adequate exercise is this statement: “I do a lot of walking. I

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Signs of a Weak Immune System

There has been a lot of attention towards the immune system over the past three years. Many of my patients are now extremely interested in not just their overall health, but how to …

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Secrets to TENS Unit

The TENS units is a great device for treating pain and injuries that is often overlooked. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a method of pain relief involving the use of a mild electrical …

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Magnesium: Why Is It So Important?

Magnesium is all over the news lately and it is for good reason. It has a wide range of benefits that are critical for the immune system as well as other under appreciated benefits. Many

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Melatonin: Not Just For Sleep

As with Vitamin D, melatonin is a hormone and not a vitamin. It is made in the brain during sleep. It increases during darkness, and turns off with light. Unfortunately, our melatonin declines naturally with

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Quercetin

Quercetin has seen a huge increase in its popularity over the years. It has a ton of benefits that are extremely exciting. It is known as a flavonoid, and these molecules are …

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Thera Cane Secrets

Foam rolling is a phenomenal deep tissue massage tool for long muscles of the legs and low back. However, reaching some of the smaller muscles like the ones over your shoulder blade and mid …

Read More »

Foam Rolling Fun-damentals

Foam rollers have gained massive popularity over the past ten years and with good reason. They are one of the most effective deep tissue tools available. Getting a massage is great, but the cost …

Read More »

Cupping

Cupping is a relatively new practice that has gained a lot of attention recently. Cupping is different in that it pulls the fascia and distracts the layers apart, unlike massage which pushes across and …

Read More »
sleep secrets

Sleep Secrets

If I said to you there is a segment in the day where the majority of repair and regeneration occurs, would you agree that we should devote some effort to that part of the …

Read More »

Be Proactive, Not Reactive

Everybody wants to live a long and healthy life. I have had the benefit of treating patients for twenty years now, and I have seen what truly sets the …

Read More »

Flexibility Strategy

Your Flexibility Strategy By: Karl Zarse, MD Working on your flexibility is the most common area that my patients do not engage in. I think

Read More »

Stamina Secrets

Exercise Pearls for Real Health Benefits: Interval Training By: Karl Zarse, MD One of the frustrations that I hear from patients regarding getting adequate exercise

Read More »

Signs of a Weak Immune System

There has been a lot of attention towards the immune system over the past three years. Many of my patients are now extremely interested in not just their overall health, but how to …

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The Incredible Benefits of Vitamin C

Vitamin C is one of the most amazing antioxidants you can take. Unfortunately, humans have no ability to make Vitamin C. Other animals can, but we are not so lucky. Linus Pauling with a world-famous …

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Flip the Chronic Injury Script

I have a chronic injury that I have to manage everyday. I also treat chronic pain for a living, and our clinic sees on average sixty people a day. I have seen what works and what doesn’t thousands of times over the years. A key step to success is …

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Secrets to TENS Unit

The TENS units is a great device for treating pain and injuries that is often overlooked. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a method of pain relief involving the use of a mild electrical …

Read More »

Magnesium: Why Is It So Important?

Magnesium is all over the news lately and it is for good reason. It has a wide range of benefits that are critical for the immune system as well as other under appreciated benefits. Many people do not realize that Magnesium is …

Read More »

Melatonin: Not Just For Sleep

As with Vitamin D, melatonin is a hormone and not a vitamin. It is made in the brain during sleep. It increases during darkness, and turns off with light. Unfortunately, our melatonin declines naturally with …

Read More »

Quercetin

Quercetin has seen a huge increase in its popularity over the years. It has a ton of benefits that are extremely exciting. It is known as a flavonoid, and these molecules are …

Read More »

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