Wellness

Our Wellness portal aspires to educate and empower you so that you can take preventive measures towards your well-being during these stressful times. You’ll find trustworthy articles from our coaches in mind/body health, nutrition, and lifestyle habits, with an emphasis on ancestral health principles. However, we don’t claim to have all the answers. We encourage our members to comment on our wellness posts and share your own experiences managing your health.

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Move It or Lose It! Your Quality of Life as You Age Depends on It.

Move It or Lose It! Your Quality of Life as You Age Depends on It.

"We must move our bodies or we begin to lose them… If we’re sluggish when young, we sacrifice full, independent, satisfying lives as we age. We grow frail when we might have been hearty, and sick when we might have been well”. Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times “Phys...

How To Maintain Your Fitness Throughout Your Lifespan

How To Maintain Your Fitness Throughout Your Lifespan

It’s time to rewrite the old narrative of retirement that implies settling into an ease of life as you age. Retirees should resist the proverbial lure of the rocking chair and continue to be active, productive and engaged with others and their communities. In fact, as...

The Path To Good Health Is A Journey, Not A Destination

The Path To Good Health Is A Journey, Not A Destination

The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start. ~ John “The Penguin” Bingham Attempts at improving our health through rigid exercise or exclusion diet programs have failed most people, and for good reason. First, our bodies never...

Overcoming Barriers to Physical Activity

Overcoming Barriers to Physical Activity

“Inactivity is the greatest public health threat of this century and it is almost completely preventable.” Dr. Frank Booth Here’s a sobering statistic. According to a study from the CDC, 97 percent of Americans fail to meet ‘healthy lifestyle’ criteria that can help...

Meet the Trash Titans!

Meet the Trash Titans!

Garbage. Waste. Detritus. Litter. Refuse. Junk. Debris. Dregs. No matter how you put it: we live in a world that is filled with trash. Driving down 2nd St. in Davis, walking across the UCD campus, traversing the bike path connecting downtown to South Davis – trash is...

Revisiting What It Means To Be Resilient

Revisiting What It Means To Be Resilient

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” - Confucius In a recent article, I wrote about the health benefits of Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone. It may have seemed insensitive of me to espouse toughening up and taking on more...

Strategies To Build Your Resilience

Strategies To Build Your Resilience

Practicing healthy habits such as getting enough sleep, eating well, and pursuing an active, outdoor lifestyle, can boost resilience. Also, actively living according to one’s values or finding purpose in one’s life have been linked to higher resilience. Most...

Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

Why The Lure of Comfort Can Be Detrimental To Your Health And Longevity “It’s only when you step outside your comfort zone that you grow. Being uncomfortable is the path to personal development. It is the opposite of complacency.” Nic Lamb - World champion big-wave...

How To Age Well Into Retirement

How To Age Well Into Retirement

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing” George Bernard Shaw If you’re on the cusp of traditional retirement age like myself, many of us will have a third of our lives ahead of us, something unimaginable 100 years ago. But while...

Your Pain Could Be a Request for Change

Your Pain Could Be a Request for Change

Let me start by saying I’m sympathetic towards those dealing with chronic, muscular-skeletal pain. I've spent countless hours researching and studying this complex biological condition so that I can better understand your affliction and help you resolve your pain....

Take It Outside! The Health Benefits of Moving Your Body Outdoors

Take It Outside! The Health Benefits of Moving Your Body Outdoors

The pandemic has most of us feeling uneasy, isolated and uncertain about the future. Outings that we use to take for granted such as going to the grocery store or restaurant, or gym, have become angst ridden with new Covid variants that prompts mask and social...

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Our Wellness portal will educate and empower you so that you can take preventive measures towards your well-being during these stressful times. You’ll find credible fitness and wellness articles and videos that will help you manage your physical and emotional health. Our resources offer trustworthy information in nutrition, emotional and physical health, and lifestyle habits with an emphasis on ancestral health.

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