COVID19 VIDEO BLOG
MAY 1 - From his mountain bike, Dr. Simms offers tips on improving your cardiovascular conditioning. To get the most from your training. Mixing it up along with proper preparation and recovery ultimately determines how you perform.
Apr 30 – Thinking of starting cardiovascular training? If you’re not in shape, be sure to start slowly and allow plenty of recovery time. Dr. Simms offers these and other tips to help you get started and stay healthy.
Apr 30 – Fortunately, most of us can get out for a walk during this Coronavirus shutdown. Dr. Colby offers tips to maximize the benefit of your walk by increasing your body movement from 50% to 90%.
Apr 30 - Lower back issues? Tightness? Flare-ups and sciatica? Could be a change from office to home ergonomics. Dr. Simms offers insight to the role your hip flexors play. Dr. Simms offers simple stretches you can do at home to prevent and relieve related lower back issues.
Apr 30- Sitting at home? Neck stiff and sore? Could be bad posture. Dr. Krista offers simple and quick stretching tips you can easily work into your day, even from your desk!
Apr 21 - Watch Dr. Simms' interview with David Gemme as they discuss the idea of “Proactive health” as a way to ward off and prevent disease. Viruses like COVID-19 have been proven to attack humans with weakened immune systems. Learn how to strengthen you body, mind and spirit by “identifying your anchor” and learn simple tips and techniques to carry forward in life.
Apr 21 - Join our friend Nick Clark of Spotted Dog Yoga for a few quick tips on how applying yoga to your health routine during these difficult times.
Apr 13 - One of the most important muscles to maintain a healthy spine is your abdominal muscles. Dr. Simms offers tips on quick and easy exercises you can do from home to strengthen your core, taking some of the load off your back.
Apr 10 - Are you working from home? Maybe with a chair and computer screen that isn't ergonomically correct? Are you slouching or cocking your neck to see your screen? Too much of this will cause slow injury to your neck and back, causing pain directly and indirectly (e.g. headaches, carpel tunnel). This video by Dr. Simms offers simple tips to help you maintain better posture and avoid slow and crippling injuries that can sneak up on you.
Apr 2 - Cooped up? Working from home? Watching a lot of Netflix? Take frequent short breaks from sitting, to restore energy and prevent pain and strain. Dr. Simms suggests three simple sweat-free exercises and a 45-second stretch to open your body up and get your neck and shoulders back in the right position.
Apr 2 - During this difficult time, it is easy to have feelings of hopelessness, but try to also see the positive that can come from it. Dr. Simms offers an encouraging message about how difficult times produce perseverance, which develops character, ultimately giving us hope, which never disappoints.
Mar 31 - Dr. Krista says there hasn’t been a better time to eat healthy. Despite empty shelves of bread, processed and canned foods, there is an abundance of fruits, veggies and whole foods. This is a perfect opportunity to dive into clean eating and healthy recipes. Dr. Krista invites you reach out with questions and recipe suggestions.
Mar 31 - Dr. Krista offers a few quick tips to help you transition from a mindset of fear to a more positive and uplifting mindset with visualization, affirmation and gratitude.
Mar 31 - Dr. Simms offers a brief inspirational message reminding you about how amazing your body is and the earth and universe of our existence. Don't be discouraged. The body is smart, self-regulating and self-healing. Move well, eat well and you will be well.
Mar 26 - Dr. Simms discusses simple ways you can avoid depression as you are stuck at home with new stresses. One of the best ways to feel better is to serve others, including the simple act of reaching out to loved ones or joining in an organized effort. Dr. Simms is working with his church to serve and invites members and non-members to join the effort, either as a volunteer or through donations. CLICK HERE to learn more.
Mar 26 - Misalignment distresses the nervous system and lowers your immunity. Chiropractic adjustments reduce stress and improve control and balance – allowing the nervous system to be more adaptive and the immune system to function better.
Mar 26 - Dr. Simms offers tips for keeping your body moving as you spend more time at home, including managing your posture and simple in-home exercises.
Mar 26 - Dr. Simms discusses diet and nutrition to help keep your immune system strong. Tips include the timing of meals before bedtime for cell generation and growth hormone and more.
Mar 24 - Dr. Simms talks about the importance of trust, and how spiritual guidance can help.
Mar 24 - Dr. Simms talks about taking time at home with your children. In doing so, find time for laughter (and how to do it in these tough times).
Mar 19 - Dr. Simms talks about a healthier evening routine. Reduce stress and sleep better for your health. You'll feel better too!
Mar 18 - Dr. Colby offers tips on how to stay active during this time of limited outside exercise and activity.
Mar 17 - Dr. Simms working on your endurance, without overdoing it, to strengthen your immunity.
Mar 17 - Dr. Simms suggests managing stress and anxiety to avoid weakening the immune system.
Mar 16 - Dr. Simms offers tips to boost your immune system