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Stand up Straight, Son!

[caption id="attachment_2027" align="alignnone" width="300"] Where do you stand?[/caption] Think Tall The reasons behind how we posture ourselves are numerous.  Perhaps it is emotional.  Think of how you posture yourself when you are proud, sad, insecure, or confident.  Sometimes we are trying to hide features or parts of our bodies that we aren't particularly fond of.…
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Life and Sport

Deep Breath... Here we go...the start of a new school year. As we hold on to the last of our long summer days, we also enjoy the excitement of a new school year. Things are hectic as we scramble to figure out activities and schedules making sure our kids have opportunity, get to experience life,…
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Trust in your Abilities

A key goal of all peak performance training is TRUST. Whether you are an individual athlete or a team working together, trust is a key component of peak performance. Trust in the performance realm is when an athlete is able to ignore all of the pressures involved and let his or her body deliver the…
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Tuesday’s Healthy Fuel Recipe: Raw Cocoa Chocolate Milk

Turns out you can teach an old dog new tricks. I’ve found a new way to make chocolate milk (dairy or non-dairy). I use a bit of chocolate milk in my coffee, I use it for recovery after riding, and it’s a treat for me kids. The best part of this recipe? It’s easy, and…
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Tuesday’s Healthy Fuel Recipe: High Protein Chia Pudding

We’ve got a new high-protein snack option this week. Actually, it’s a great option for breakfast, lunch, snacks, pre-training or recovery. Let’s just call it versatile. It uses just 4-5 ingredients, packs in a whopping amount of protein (especially for a snack that can be made with vegetarian/vegan only ingredients), and utilizes the great nourishing…
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The Importance of Sleep

Sufficient sleep is essential for maintaining optimal physical health, mental and emotional functioning, and cognitive performance. Inadequate sleep time and poor quality sleep can influence decreased quality of life, reduction in pro-health processes, and can be overall hazardous to health. What is sleep deficiency? Sleep deficiency is a collective term that applies to people who:…
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3D Functional Movement and Mobility Classes

  Chris Rogers, DPT, PT will be offering a fun new class at the Mountaineer Field House beginning Thursday, April 14th. This fun class will be offered for 8 weeks, and we will take an interactive approach to learn how to utilize proper movement patterns, improve functional mobility, reduce risks of common injuries, and create…
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The Importance of a Positive Attitude

The brain is a magnificent thing. It controls and regulates all the processes that take place within our body. However, it can sometimes have influence when it’s not really necessary. Did you know that simply your attitude could affect your healing? A study by Stroud demonstrated that negative cognition, especially self statements,was more predictive of…
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The 3Ps, Parlin Pitkin Preferred for Road Biking

County Rd. 76 in my opinion is one of the best roads to ride nearby for anyone in Gunnison CO. The traffic is minimal almost non-existent. The scenery is wonderful. There are services available at both ends of Parlin and Pitkin (where the pavement ends but continues to even more stunning riding). However, this is…
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