Running: Pick Your Podcast

Running: Pick Your Podcast Good music is sometimes the key to getting through a workout comfortably.  You can pick tunes with a tempo that matches your cadence for a smooth run.  Turning up the volume on rock classics can get you up and over hills.  And listening to your new favorite song, well, that will just make you happy.  And workouts are easier when you are happy.  But what other…

You Don’t Have to Lose Muscle with Age

In the wake of a 100 year old marathoner , Dr. Mirkin gives us insight into Sarcopenia, or muscle loss with aging.  Reprinted with permission from Dr. Mirkin's newsletter.  To learn about Dr. Mirkin and read more health articles, visit drmirkin.com. Dr. Gabe Mirkin's Fitness and Health E-Zine November 13, 2011 Sarcopenia: Muscle Loss with Aging Competitive masters athletes, 40 to 81 years old, who trained four to five…

You Don’t Have to Lose Muscle with Aging

In the wake of a 100 year old marathoner , Dr. Mirkin gives us insight into Sarcopenia, or muscle loss with aging.  Reprinted with permission from Dr. Mirkin's newsletter.  To learn about Dr. Mirkin and read more health articles, visit drmirkin.com. Dr. Gabe Mirkin's Fitness and Health E-Zine November 13, 2011 Sarcopenia: Muscle Loss with Aging Competitive masters athletes, 40 to 81 years old, who trained four to five…

A Rainy Day Drink That Won’t Destroy the Results of Your Hard Work

  You’re relaxing at home on a rainy gray morning after a nice trail run, and you get that craving for a sweet, rich, comforting mug of hot chocolate.  But what do you do if you don’t eat sugar?  Make a cup of tea perhaps, maybe some roasted brown rice, peppermint, or chai flavored?  That could be good, but sometimes you just want something with a little bit more body. …

Power Up with Pomegranate!

Power up with Pomegranate

By Sandy Baird, DC, ART

Research has shown that the antioxidant content of pomegranate juice can reverse atherosclerosis, lowering one’s risk of heart disease.  Let’s take this one step further.  Instead of drinking a blood-sugar-spiking 8oz. glass of pomegranate juice, cut open the cheery red fruit and eat its arils (the red pods nestled within the white pulp.)  You’ll still reap the full benefit of the…