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Functional Movement Flow with Dr. Chris LoRang

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  View this post on Instagram   Want a stronger core? Forgo traditional sit-ups and, instead, try this functional movement series from the @dnsrehabilitation model. This multi-dimensional flow builds muscles that you need and use in everyday life. Sit-ups, on the other hand, only work the 6-pack muscles and leave out the rest, while also putting extra strain on your …

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Would we do it again? Our Whole30 Experience Recap

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Back in mid-January, our whole team at Capital Chiropractic embarked on a Whole30 experience together. We each pledged to seek out vegetables, healthy fats, and healthy proteins instead of a long list of things, including dairy, gluten, added sugar of any kind, corn, soy, preservatives, alcohol, and food colorings. Midway through the 30+ days, we had various revelations. Some of …

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Posture to Avoid Tech Neck with Your Computer

Abbie Sawyer Your Best Life

  View this post on Instagram   Tech neck, part two! Have you ever looked like Dr. LoRang in photos 1-3? πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸΎβ€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸΏβ€β™‚οΈ Craning our heads forward and down to look at computer screens can wreak havoc on our muscles and spine. Ouch! πŸ™‡πŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ™‡πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ’₯πŸ”₯πŸš§πŸŒ‹βš οΈπŸš«β€ΌοΈ Instead, try one of the postures Dr. LoRang demonstrates in photos 4-6. Here, the spine and neck …

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Discoveries and Takeaways: Our Whole30 Midway Update

Abbie Sawyer Clinic News, Recipes, Your Best Life

It’s officialβ€”we have passed the halfway point of our team Whole30 experience! To celebrate, we had a special Whole30 potluck, complete with pork carnitas, guacamole, salsas, and all the (compliant!) fixings. In addition to celebrating, we have also taken a moment to look back before we look ahead to the next fifteen days. We each have had unique experiences, realizations, …

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Our January Whole30 Launch

Abbie Sawyer Clinic News, Your Best Life

Starting today, the Capital Chiropractic team will begin a Whole30 month together. For 30 days, we will fill our grocery carts and plates with mostly vegetables, high quality meats and fish, and healthy fats. And we’ll do it together. Why do a Whole30? Individually, we each have our “why” for taking this whole-foods challenge. We each have things we are …

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Capital Chiropractic presents free-range infant development model at 2018 Ancestral Health Symposium

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Our Best Life Starts Early Helping people live their best lives – by preventing injuries, growing stronger, and treating the whole person – is the mission of Capital Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center. That includes helping the youngest among us build a strong foundation of mobility, coordination, and neuromotor stabilization from the earliest days of their lives. To bring more attention …

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3 easy recipes for whole-food summer grilling

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Summer is upon us and that means it’s grilling season. We may think of hamburgers and hot dogs as standard grill fare, but what about vegetables, fish, and mouthwatering peaches? This is the season to experiment with flavors, while keeping it fresh and delicious. Also, with all the fun activities and long hours of daylight this time of year, you’ll …

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Morning Habits that Will Improve Your Whole Day

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By Elissa Cirignotta Whether you’re a night owl or a morning person the way you begin each day can have huge impacts on your brain. Creating healthier morning habits can change your thoughts, your relationships, and the quality of your life. By introducing even the simplest shifts to your morning routine you can condition yourself to feel grateful and loving …