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Why is Oral Health Important for Men?

When a man comes into my dental office, I always ask them “Do you have a toothache or did your wife make you this appointment?”  Inevitably the man responds “Yes” to one or both of the questions. Men are less likely than women to take care of their physical health, and according to studies and […]

As a dance related business owner, I understand how beneficial social media can be to the arts in general and more specifically dance schools and studios.  A good social media campaign can provide direct access to colleagues, clients, and potential clients that might otherwise not be reached through conventional advertising and networking.  It also can […]

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Carmel Valley resident and Teacher, Kevin Hare, opened the doors of his strength and conditioning gym, CrossFit OTW, to the community of Carmel Valley back in 2013.  By now, you’ve probably heard the buzz about the fitness program dedicated to improving the lives of everyone from elite athletes and Special Forces soldiers to everyday men […]

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Sleep Yourself Skinny

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If you were to poll the people of Carmel Valley on the one thing in life they wish they had more of (well, besides money) its time. Most of us get so busy with our days multi-tasking between our families, our jobs, surfing the Internet and our cell phones that in a blink of an […]

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Each year as dancers begin to perform in the first competitions of the season under the critical eye of the judges that the dancer is presented with their ‘score’ of how successful a performance was given that I hear this same question by dancers and parents alike.  “Her technique was above everyone on that stage, […]

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Fifteen year old Billy told his parents that his New Year’s Resolution for 2014 would be to get straight A’s this year in school to better his chances for college admission. Up to this point, Billy had historically struggled in school given some mild learning differences and a diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, both of […]

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Who has their New Years Resolution all figured out and planned? Well, if you don’t – better start planning! Technology is taking over, and it sure is taking over our 2016 workout trends! The number one fitness trend of 2016 is wearable devices! Wearable devices that give you feedback immediately make you push yourself and […]

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Interval workouts are recommended by the Mayo Clinic for burning more calories, for improving your cardiovascular fitness and for keeping variety in your workout program. Intervals are your RX for health! Interval workouts are simply doing short bursts of intense exercise between short periods of recovery. Intervals provide a completely different physiological response than aerobic exercise which is considered “sustained” […]

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Most of us are watching our spending habits with more scrutiny these days since 2008.  We shop for better gas prices, we look for coupons on the internet, we wait for Black Friday to buy that big screen TV.  So why don’t we pay closer attention to our yearly dental benefits? Many of our patients […]

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It doesn’t matter how you look at it because you cannot divide the 9 Feng Shui areas of your life equally nor have it all equally. The good news is, you still can have a well-balanced life when you apply the 6,000 year old science, in the traditional and old fashioned way. All of us have […]

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Our last article covered a quick, simple workout to banish belly fat. But ultimately, your diet is the largest contributor to that extra weight around your midline. First, you can always tell in my body when I’m not eating right. I am the classic apple shape. The first place I gain weight is in my […]

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One of the biggest struggles of most Americans is a fight with belly fat. Abdominal fat is the most dangerous type of body fat, as it is the fat that surrounds our organs. Ultimately, there are two real reasons we have belly fat. One, our workout routine. Two, our dietary choices. Today we are going to cover […]

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