Intermittent Fasting: What Are the Benefits?

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Intermittent Fasting:  What Are the Benefits?

 

By. Dr. Bren Boston

Intermittent fasting (IF) has been associated with weight loss, improved brain health, improved energy, enhanced tissue healing, and longevity. Intermittent fasting can mean fasting for 16 hours overnight while eating during the remaining 8 hours during the day, or it can mean reducing your caloric intake to 500 cals/day for two non-consecutive days of the week while eating a normal healthy diet the other five days.

Research out of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine has shown ...

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Beat the Statistics: Be the 8%

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Beat the Statistics: Be the 8%

 

By Sari Eitches, MD

Only 8% of Americans achieve their New Year’s Resolutions. Here are some tips to tip the odds of success in your favor.

  1. Make it social. Join an online group of people with similar goals. Join a local fitness or walking group. Make a standing date with a friend to hike and brunch on Sunday mornings or go to yoga and meditation on Thursday evenings. When we tie our ...
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Break Unwanted Habits With Mindfulness!

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Break Unwanted Habits With Mindfulness!

 

By Dr. Swati Desai

I remember getting really angry when I was doing my Akasha Cleanse and it required me not to have my morning cup of coffee. It is hard to let go of habits even when they are unwanted. It could be habits around food, alcohol, smoking, or some patterns of strong reactions which we regret later. We know we want to change them and yet we fall into the same hole again and again. How do we ...

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Why I Believe in Prolotherapy

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Why I Believe in Prolotherapy

 

By Dr. Bren Boston

For someone suffering from joint pain, prolotherapy can be a safe and effective way to get them back to their usual activities. My opinion is that a targeted treatment at the source of the problem is a better option than a systemic treatment that circulates to the entire body. Prolotherapy causes proliferative cells to migrate to the weakened area, targeting the problem.

Chronic joint pain is an astronomically common condition, especially given our aging population. In fact, ...

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PAIN FREE Summer

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PAIN FREE Summer

How PROLOTHERAPY Decreases Pain & Improves Mobility

By Bren Boston, MD

Also called proliferation therapy or regenerative injection therapy, prolotherapy is a non surgical injection treatment of a natural substance solution to relieve pain in a joint space and helps to reconstruct damaged tendons and weakened ligaments.

The Current Reality:

The U.S has an aging population that wants to stay active.  Between 2012 and 2050, the U.S. population aged over 65 is projected to nearly double to over ...

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Safety Tips for Summer Exercise

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Safety Tips for Summer Exercise

 

By Bren Boston, MD

The longer days of summer are perfect for exercising outdoors. The benefits of exercising in the sun include:

  • Enhanced mood
  • Better sleep through optimizing the circadian rhythm
  • Fresh air
  • Activation of vitamin D
  • Breaking up the boredom of the gym
  • Decreasing the perception of exertion (it feels more fun)
  • The scenery can bring you joy
  • Skin eliminates toxins through sweat

To safely enjoy an outdoor exercise program, a plan needs to be in place for sun safety. Sun exposure can cause DNA-mediated damage to ...

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Is Your Knee Pain Stopping You From Living?

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Is Your Knee Pain Stopping You From Living?

By Bren Boston, MD

If knee pain is stopping you from exercising, then you can expect your knee pain to get worse, not better. Studies have shown that exercise is crucial for the treatment of arthritis. Prolotherapy can help people with knee and other joint pain get back to an exercise routine.

Prolotherapy is a safe injection technique that can significantly decrease the pain of knee arthritis. It involves the injection of a natural proliferative fluid to the intra-articular joint space and ...

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My 5-Step Fitness Coaching Plan For You

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My 5-Step Fitness Coaching Plan For You

By Anna Price

Here is my 5-step plan and commitment to you:

1. One or more private at-home training/coaching session with me every week–we will find days/times that suit your schedule–your fee includes:

  • Establish a health and life vision, goal setting
  • Initial and ongoing posture assessment (postural and corrective exercises will follow to improve function and eliminate aches and pains)
  • Initial and ongoing measurements/tracking (we can’t improve what we don’t measure, we use this information to tweak and fine tune our approach for your ...
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4 Travel-Proof Exercises

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4 Travel-Proof Exercises

By Anna Price

 

Below are 4 travel-proof, unstoppable, “do anywhere” exercises you can do at home or while traveling.

4 exercises, 1 minute each, 4-5 rounds. The first round is your “rehearsal round,” move at a moderate pace, familiarize yourself with the exercises and learn good form. Round 2-5 you are moving faster and with more intensity than you are normally used to, using good form.  Take as many breaks as you need during the minute, so you come back to ...

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Fitness Coaching Specials

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Fitness Coaching Specials

Stay Healthy & Active This Holiday Season

Last chance to receive huge savings on health coaching services with Anna Price. Special ends Dec 31st. Call Now! 310-451-8880

Anna Price | Akasha Center

Introductory package at Akasha
$425 / 3 session package (value $1225)

Home visit package: Westside
$250 / single session (value $425)
$1500 / 10 session package (value $4000)

Home Visit Package: Eastside
$275 / single session (value $475)
$1750 / 10 session package  (value $4550)
* House visit distance restrictions ...

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