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Does your traditional healer talk to your doctor?

Does your traditional healer talk to your doctor?

Regardless of whether you are a weekend warrior or an international-level athlete, it is highly likely that you would have experienced a sports-related injury at some point while exercising, training or competing. While the first instinct for many would be to seek out a doctor’s opinion – either the general …

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Can Weed Make You a Better Athlete?

Cannabis is the perfect medicine for athletes,” says retired NFL offensive lineman Eben Britton over the phone, stating matter-of-factly what’s still, generally, considered taboo. (In the world of modern cannabis advocacy, you’re never talking about “weed,” “pot,” “marijuana,” or [insert slang term here]. It’s cannabis.) “This is not some back-alley …

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Could qigong be the next yoga?

Could qigong be the next yoga?

Zen master and blogger Anthony Korahais thinks so. “Once people start to realize what qigong [pronounced chee-gong] can really do — help you get to peak performance and stay there — then everyone will be using it,” Korahais, who first used the practice to heal debilitating anxiety and clinical depression, …

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Kenzen gets $5M for its sweat-sensing wearable for athletes

Kenzen gets $5M for its sweat-sensing wearable for athletes

San Francisco-based Kenzen, which is developing a peel-and-stick wearable for athletes that measures, among other things, electrolytes in sweat, has raised $5 million from a stable of mostly strategic investors. Backers include Digitalis Ventures, Flex (formerly Flextronics), the San Francisco 49ers football team, Hickory Ventures, and the Women’s Capital Connection. …

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CryoSpa brings extreme cold therapy to Urbandale

CryoSpa brings extreme cold therapy to Urbandale

CryoSpa Mind Body Wellness opened in January in Urbandale. Pictured in front of a cryochamber are, from left, Robert Hoelscher of CryoUSA, employees Brian Larson, Becky Larson and Nichole Miller, owner Bridget Sandquist and employee Holly Hofmaster.(Photo: Special to the Register) Clients at CryoSpa Mind Body Wellness seek its state-of-the-art …

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Athletes, leaders personify Fair Trade in portrait series

Athletes, leaders personify Fair Trade in portrait series

http://www.sfgate.com/style/article/Athletes–leaders–personify-Fair-Trade-in-11087796.php By Tony Bravo Updated 4:15 pm, Thursday, April 20, 2017 #####IMG000000002##### #####IMG000000003##### #####IMG000000004##### div { background: none !important; } .OUTBRAIN { padding: 0 !important; border-top: 0; } .ui-page .article-body .OUTBRAIN, .ui-page .article-body .OUTBRAIN > div { background: #EEEEEE !important; } .ui-page .article-body .hst-resgalleryitem .OUTBRAIN, .ui-page .article-body .hst-resgalleryitem .OUTBRAIN > div …

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