20Aug, 2016

10 reasons you should try cupping now

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Michael Phelps turned a lot of heads when he made his big return to the Olympic stage last week. And not just because of his incredible swimming skills. He stepped up to the pool and removed his coat, only to reveal strange red circles all over his back and shoulders. So what was that all about? Traditional Chinese Medicine actually uses a treatment called cupping, which creates those circular marks. Phelps wasn’t the only one who showed up to the Olympics with cupping marks. Swimmers from other countries as well […]
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21Mar, 2016

You’re probably addicted to sugar – here’s why it’s not your fault

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Are you addicted to sugar? Without even looking at your diet, I can say that the answer is probably yes. In this day and age, you’d have a hard time finding any food product without some kind of added sugar or sweetener in it. So unless you are making a conscious effort to avoid added sugar, chances are you’re having too much of it. The American Heart Association recommends the following: 6 tsp of added sugar daily for women 9 tsp of added sugar daily for men The reality? On average, […]
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