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Three Tips on How to Sit with Comfort!

Published on June 18, 2021
Does your lifestyle require you to sit for much of your day? If so, follow these 3 tips for greater comfort.

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One Minute to Stay Healthy while Sitting

Published on June 18, 2021
Do you sit for long periods of your day? If so, this video will provide ideas on how to stay healthy with only 1 minute of your time.

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Common Mistake in Using a Stand-Up Desk!

Published on June 18, 2021
Do you work at a stand up desk, or are you considering getting one? If so, avoid this common mistake when starting off with your stand up workstation.

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Four Ways to Get More Movement Into Your Workday!

Published on June 18, 2021
At work we are often confined to our workstations, typically sitting for extended periods of time. If this sounds like you, today’s video will help improve your work day health.

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Inspire 2020-Creating a Better Version of You!

Published on Feb. 26, 2020
One of our greatest passions at Chaparral Chiropractic Wellness Centre is planting seeds for our patients to grow healthy lifestyle habits. One of the ways we do that is through informative workshops and events. On February 1, we hosted an Inspiring Life 2020 event at Southview Church in Calgary.

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Man at the peak of mountain overlooking sea of cloudsCheck Out Inspiring Life 2020!

Published on Jan. 16, 2020
We’re excited to announce our annual event, Inspiring Life! Taking place on February 1, 2020, this is an opportunity for you to learn more about the keys to unlocking your greatest potential. If you’ve been looking for a way to make 2020 the year that you take control of your health, this event will empower you to do so!

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Man riding bikeTriathlon Season Means It’s Test Time

Published on June 11, 2019
It’s the time of the year when an active chiropractor’s thoughts turn to triathlon events. Yes, as the weather improves and we’re all getting outdoors more, triathletes are visualizing the countless upcoming events.

“I think of it as test time,” says Dr. Mark Peverett. “After all the training we’ve been through we’re ready for the test of an actual event.”

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Dad and SonTime to Celebrate Superhero Fathers!

Published on June 5, 2019
Father’s Day is coming up, which means it’s almost time for our annual celebration of superhero fathers! Next week, on Wednesday, June 12th and Thursday June 13th we’ll be celebrating our favorite superheroes AND our superhero dads! We’ll be wearing our favorite superhero t-shirts, feel free to wear yours as well.

Dads are the best role models of health and wellness for our children. We want to celebrate their hard work and care.

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Young girlWhy Kids Need to Have Good Posture

Published on May 30, 2019
Did you know that proper posture is vital to the function and maintenance of every part of your body-not just the muscles and joints? It also can impact organ-related health and can affect your longevity.

Roger Sperry, Ph.D., and Nobel Prize winner stated, “The more mechanically distorted a person is the less energy is available for thinking, metabolism and healing.” Stuck or distorted postures are the opposite of what I term a “power posture,” and we’re much less efficient at being able to move throughout the day.

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Woman stretchingImprove Your Mobility With Chiropractic and Massage

Published on May 27, 2019
If you experience mobility issues, you’ve likely been injured and are experiencing pain. We need to be much more intentional about the way that we move and increase our awareness as to how we move.

You may find that you get somewhat stuck in certain positions. You may have dominant movement patterns that are almost one dimensional. Think of being in a seated position and bending at the hips and knees as we get up and walk. But it’s that forward and backward motion only.

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Woman runningPrevent Running Injuries With Chiropractic and Techniques

Published on May 20, 2019
As a runner, I know how crucial it is to have good technique. Often, I see a lot of knee-related injuries which are typical for new runners or those who don’t have proper technique. Tibial strain (aka shin splints) are common as are runner’s knee.

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Man lacing running shoesFitness and Foot Problems

Published on May 8, 2019
You hate to admit it but sometimes exercising can be painful. No, we’re not talking about the muscle-ache type of pain here; we’re talking about foot pain that results from blisters, corns and calluses after you exercise! And this type of pain has actually nothing to do with the actual exercise you’re doing. Unfortunately, this type of pain can lead to limping or other compensation behaviors, which may result in back and leg pain!

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Man cutting peppers5 Ways to Live Healthier

Published on April 30, 2019
Health – it’s something we all strive for. But achieving good health doesn’t just come from one action. Instead, health is the sum of many different acts that we participate in each day like choosing healthy snacks, stretching and limiting stress.

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Mom playing soccer with daughterHow to Keep Moving Throughout the Day

Published on April 21, 2019
Imagine this-you’ve just gotten home from a long day of work. What’s the first thing you do?

We can guess…is it sit down and relax?

While relaxing after a long day is sometimes needed, we live in an era where over-sitting has become the norm. After all, didn’t you sit all day at work?

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Two people runningMarathon Mania

Published on April 17, 2019
Less than 1% of the world’s population has achieved it, and yet, more and more people are adding it to their “bucket list” – the things they want to accomplish during their lifetimes. What is it? Crossing over the finish line to complete a marathon!

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Woman smiling in kayakStop Comparing Yourself to Others

Published on April 12, 2019
In this day and age, we get it-it’s hard to not compare yourself to those around you. Social media influencers flaunt wealth, “perfect” bodies and a seemingly comfortable life that some of us long for. This can leave us feeling impressionable as we chase something that’s not realistic.

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Family hiking10,000 Steps to Better Health

Published on April 8, 2019
Do you have any idea how many steps you take each day? Could you even guess? Several studies conducted in both Japan and the United States have determined that you should walk 10,000 steps a day. That’s about five miles (8 km).

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Group workout classHow to Make Your Workout More Fun

Published on April 5, 2019
Working out is necessary for a healthy lifestyle. But doing the same activity day in and day out can get…well…boring!

While stopping exercise completely shouldn’t be an option, there are a few ways you can improve your workout to make it more fun for yourself.

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Excited womanThe Value of Setting Big Goals and Being Coached

Published on March 12, 2019
Working out is necessary for a healthy lifestyle. But doing the same activity day in and day out can get…well…boring!

While stopping exercise completely shouldn’t be an option, there are a few ways you can improve your workout to make it more fun for yourself.

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Hands grasping sunAre You Ready to Make Some Positive Changes in Your Life?

Published on March 5, 2019
We recently held The Inspiring Life 2019 event to help empower people to attain greater levels of health and well-being. The discussion included how to maximize the three essentials of health (Mindset, Nutrition and Movement/Fitness) to make 2019 a year of significant health improvement. Achieving your health and wellness goals starts with identifying one thing.

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Published on February 28, 2019
With so many supplements touted these days, it’s difficult to cut through the clutter and determine what we actually need. At Chaparral Chiropractic Wellness Centre, we believe there are a few essentials of nutrition. One of those is omega-3.

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