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Rectus Abdominis Stretches

#SaturdayStretch Today we stretch out the Rectus Abdominis (AKA "abs" and "abdominal muscles). The first stretch we want to share is a yoga post called "Cobra." Laying on the floor in a prone (face down) position, keep your legs straight and your hips on the floor...

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Mammoths and Pyramids

#FunFactFriday! When the great mammoths became extinct, the pyramids of Giza were almost 1000 years old! Even after the woolly mammoths had vanished from most of the world, a cold and desolate island in the Arctic Ocean and now part of Russian territory, the Wrangel...

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Act

"Act the way you want to feel." - Gretchen...

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Treat Yourself – Mango Green Tea Popsicles

#TreatYourselfTuesday! Today we wanted to share a delicious, yet still healthy, cold treat recipe for: This recipe only has FIVE simple ingredients, so how hard can it be? Give it a shot and let us know what you think. You can find the full recipe here: Mango Green...

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Rectus Abdominis

This is the Rectus Abdominis AKA  "Abdominal Muscles" and "Abs" Origins: the superior edge of the pubis bone the pubic symphysis in the pelvis. Insertions: The inferior edges of the costal cartilages of the fifth through seventh ribs The xiphoid process of the...

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Wrist Pronator and Supinator Stretches

#SaturdayStretch! Monday we showed you guys the pronator and supinator wrist muscles, now lets stretch them out. Pronator Stretches: Lay your arm flat on a table palm facing up holding a light weight. Let the weight gently pull your hand deeper into the rotation. Hold...

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Skin Facts

Some of these #FridayFunFacts may be gross... But they are still pretty cool. Skin accounts for about 15% of your body weight. Your skin is its thickest on your feet (1.4mm) and thinnest on your eyelids (0.2mm). Skin renews itself every 28 days. Some sources estimate...

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Going on a Skin Care Adventure

This weeks #ThursdayThought is about Salus and our Skin Care Services. We are constantly looking for ways to better ourselves to your benefit. That being said, Next week we are going on a week long adventure to further our knowledge in skin care and ability to provide...

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Proper Waxing After Care

If you read last week Wednesday's blog post on Ingrown Hairs you know a little about how important after care can be (if you missed it, Click Here). Here is a more in depth article on proper waxing after care. Immediately after your hair removal It’s normal...

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Dealing With Ance, Even As Adults

#TreatmentTuesday! Acne is very common, even as adults Even if you have had clear skin for years. Acne can always come back. Here are a few ways to combat (and beat) acne. 1. TREAT IT NATURALLY ON THE INSIDE It’s always a good idea to start by treating the issue...

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Wrist Supinator and Pronator

#MuscleMonday! These are the Supinator and Pronator muscles. The muscles we are leaning today will be the three muscles that turn the wrist over, up or down. The Supinator: Origin: The supinator crest of ulna The lateral epicondyle of humerus The radial collateral...

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