Can Shoulder Stand Save You Too?

January 22, 2014 | Shayna Robinson, MSPT, PhD


Glutathione: Power Antioxidant

Glutathione is the mother of all antioxidants, the master detoxifier and maestro of immunity. GOOD NEWS, our body produces it. BAD NEWS, when the body becomes overloaded with toxins, it switches off the gene that allows for Glutathione to be created and recycled within the body.

Nearly every person who suffers from chronicfatigue syndrome, heartdisease, cancer, chronicinfections, autoimmune disease, diabetes, autism, Alzheimer‘s disease, Parkinson‘s disease, arthritis, asthma, kidney, liver disease and more is missing the functional ability of the GSTM1 gene.


Body On Fire

The immune system is supposed to be our greatest defense in defending against pathogens and rebuilding damaged tissue. Without it, your cold would win and your sore back would never heal. Chronic inflammation, brought on by an immune system in overdrive, could lead to illnesses including cancer, heart disease and diabetes.

Inflammation-signaling cells or C-reactive proteins (CRP), is a molecule released by the liver as part of the immune response. These levels should go back to normal levels after defending the body, but instead hang out in the blood. What keeps the battle going? Recurring irritants, such as cigarette smoke, for one. Or, as we now know, carrying too much extra weight, or simply getting older.

The efficiency with which your liver detoxes your blood and circulation are two huge contributing factors to your CRP levels.


The Link Between Antiobiotics and Tendon Rupture

Antibiotic prescriptions carry serious side effects for tendons and neuromuscular activity:

Antibiotics are important drugs, often restoring health and even saving lives. In 2010, the most popular antibiotic drug in America was Levaquin.

Levaquin is part of a class of drugs called


Fight The Flu: Protecting Yourself At The Gym

Anytime you workout in a gym, you are exposed to a plethora of germs. Right now, there is a huge flu pandemic going on, so there is good reason to protect yourself. Follow these rules to save yourself from being sick:




Preempt the flu by maintaining your diet; Take vitamins regularly, eat healthy and clean, avoid inflammatory foods and drinks like refined sugar or alcohol.

Wash your hands; Make sure you carry a natural antibacterial gel that you can use after you touch cardio equipment, mats, weights, etc.

Stay hydrated; if your cells have the fluid they need, they won’t feel depleted and your body can fight off infection better.

Get rest; Make sure you get at least 8 hours or more if you’re in training or body is craving it.


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