Young peoples' bones stop growing by approximately age 20, somewhat earlier in women and somewhat later in men. Long bone growth, that is, in the arm, forearm, thigh, and leg, ceases later and sma ...View Article
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Every successful athlete appreciates the necessity of having a plan for reaching top levels of performance. This plan includes the optimal amount of rest required, the types of training sessions that produce the best results, the best diet in general and also before and after competitions, and the amount of water needed to remain ideally hydrated. These are just some of the factors that are considered in an elite athlete's training and lifestyle regimen.
Serena and Venus Williams, Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin, Allison Schmitt, Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh and other Olympic gold medalists could not reach the zenith in their respective sports without having a clearly defined roadmap to help them achieve success.
Without a plan for optimal health and wellness, we tend to make dietary choices either out of convenience or to satisfy a current craving. Without a plan for physical activity, we're more likely to lounge on the couch watching television night after night or play video games for hours at a time. None of these activities and habits will help us to attain and maintain optimal health. Instead we end up putting on additional pounds each year, allowing our bodies to deteriorate more with each passing sedentary hour.
Your doctor of chiropractic can identify limitations and roadblocks to health that can be corrected with chiropractic care. Appropriate diet, exercise, and sufficient high-quality sleep are critically important to good health. The underlying mechanism that coordinates all your body's activities - the nerve system - needs to be in top shape, too. That's where chiropractic care comes in. Talk your Millar Chiropractor about your plans for your family's health and wellness. He or she will be happy to help design programs that will be effective for your entire family.
How To Get Started?
Creating a plan for success in the realm of health and wellness can start right now, in this moment. As with success in any other area of life, success in health begins with a choice and a shift in attitude. Make the decision to be healthy and cultivate the attitude that you are responsible for your own health.