Author: Linda Kennedy, CSCS, FMS, PN

“How Could I Have Missed This?” Minimizing Environmental Toxins (Part 3 of a 3-Part Series)

Part 3: Cellphones I was relaxing in my neighborhood park last month and struck up a conversation with a lovely woman who looked to be in her early 50’s with a healthy glow.  She told me she was good with exercising but wasn’t sure how to eat properly, at which point I told her about myself and the book I’d written.  She then disclosed she was a cancer survivor and I, for some reason, just assumed she meant breast cancer since it’s so common in women. We continued talking and sharing our own experiences, and I found her to...

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“How Could I Have Missed This?” Minimizing the Risk of Environmental Toxins (Part 2 of a 3-Part Series)

Part 2: Clean Kitchenware and Products I have been doing my due diligence and not microwaving plastic containers for a long time now, using my BPA-free water bottle like I was told. I was so proud of myself when I bought large glass containers a few years ago to store hot food right off the stove or out of the oven.  But all of a sudden one day I thought more about it: what about all the other plastic and coated kitchenware I use?   After hearing in the last year one too many stories of completely healthy women who...

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“How Could I Have Missed This?” Minimizing the Risk of Environmental Toxins (Part 1 of a 3-Part Series)

Part 1: Clean Body Products About six months ago I came down with a case of vertigo.  I posted about my experience on Facebook in the hopes of bringing awareness to the condition and the successful treatment I received.  In so doing, a former client of mine who is extremely well-read asked me, “Have you been tested for aluminum toxicity?”  I had not, and when I asked her if it contributed to vertigo she said it has a detrimental effect on the neurological system. Well, that’s all it took.  A more in-depth discussion with her, an RN/Holistic Health Practitioner...

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7 Secrets of Fat-burning

So you’ve been going along, exercising and eating “healthy”. You think you’re doing all the right things to lose weight, but it just won’t come off. You’re starting to get frustrated, losing motivation and you may be thinking, “Okay, I give up! I’m just going to go back to living and eating the way I did before because all my efforts just don’t seem to be working.”

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5 Daily Stretches to Prevent Injury

Independence is not just something our country celebrates on the 4th of July every year. It also represents being able to do what you want when you want, without any limitations.
A client of mine is an endurance athlete who has done triathlons for years. When she first came to me, she had pain in her left knee doing a basic lunge and chronic back pain. During her assessment process I did a full body stretch on her and it was like she was in a straightjacket of tight muscles!

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