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New Year – Make it the best one yet.

With the New Year comes the opportunity for a fresh start, we can turn January into an exciting new beginning. We put together our top tips and what we do to help achieve your goals …..

Makes small changes to your diet – Start slow/make changes over time. Trying to make your diet healthy overnight isn’t realistic or smart. Changing everything at once usually leads to cheating or giving up on your new eating plan. As your small changes become habit, you can continue to add more healthy choices to your diet.

By just adding Ginger to your daily diet it can make a significant different .

• If you are exercising and feel the soreness it may reduce muscle pain and soreness
• Ginger May Drastically Lower Blood Sugars and Improve Heart Disease Risk Factors
• Ginger Can Help Treat Chronic Indigestion
• Ginger May Lower Cholesterol Levels
• Cold and Flu Prevention. Ginger has been used for thousands of years as a natural treatment for colds and flu around Asia.

Fitness Goals – “Dear Santa, This year please give me a big fat bank account and a slim body. Please don’t mix those two up like you did last year.” Didn’t we all see this floating around before Christmas on social media. Plenty of us made healthy New Year’s resolutions for 2016 — “I will finally lose those 10 pounds,” “I will fit in my old jeans,” “I’m giving up carbs.” Yes, setting goals may be the first step to achieving them, but why do we almost always find ourselves back in our old routines, making the same exact resolutions over and over again every year?
Simple steps to help you really achieve your fitness goals this year . Set small, reasonable goals It’s easy to set unrealistic goals with the motivation boost we get on January 1st. Two weeks in and still way too far from reaching our goal, we start finding excuses not to go to the gym, or worse, completely give up and binge on biscuits. Set a series of smaller, more realistic goals that act as stepping stones. You are more likely to achieve specific and reasonable goals like “I will lose 1 pound this week,” or “I will walk 10,000 steps today,” than “I will lose 20 pounds,” or “I will run a marathon.” Start small and take it slow, it will pay off in the end.

Do something you actually like – I have started the Keto diet and some other staff members have taken up running. Hate squats ? Then don’t do them! Exercise is supposed to be fun and make you feel good about yourself, not the other way around. Try a new class or ask your friends what they like doing. Experiment to find the best fit.

Portion control – As boring as it sounds, portion control is still an effective way to cut down on calories without the pain of letting go of your favourite foods. Let’s be honest, none of us will be giving up our guilty pleasures for a whole year.

Drink Water – By simply increase you water intake can make a huge difference. Our digestive system needs water to function properly. Waste is flushed out in the form of urine and sweat. If we don’t drink water, we don’t flush out waste and it collects in our body causing a myriad of problems. Also combined with fiber, water can cure constipation. Make your skin glow. Our skin is the largest organ in our body. Regular and plentiful water consumption can improve the colour and texture of your skin by keeping it building new cells properly. Drinking water also helps the skin do its job of regulating the body’s temperature through sweating. It can even improve your mood. Research says dehydration can affect your mood and make you grumpy and confused. Think clearer and be happier by drinking more water. Make this a new addition to your daily routine in he New Year,

Get to Bed on time
Are you a bedtime procrastinator? failing to go to bed at the intended time. Yes, how many times have you not gone to bed when you said you would even though there was no outside influence or circumstances stopping you from doing so (only yourself)? It is not so much not wanting to sleep, but rather, not wanting to stop what you are doing. You lose track of time looking at your smart phone, tablet, watching TV, or even doing chores, even though you will regret it in the morning. 
Sleep is very important for your body to recharge and heal itself. People actually sleep better when they are well rested rather than when over tired.

If you’re looking for the ideal time to turn the lights off, it’s 10.30pm. This comes form Traditional Chinese Medicine. Every meridian system which is connected to an internal organ has a two our window of focus time.Chinese Medicine practitioners use this clock to help them determine the organ responsible for disease. For example, if you find yourself waking up between the hours of 3-5am each morning, you may have underlying grief or sadness that is bothering you or you may have a condition in the lung area.

If feelings of anger or resentment arise, you may feel them strongest during the time of the Liver which is 1-3am or perhaps if you experience back pain at the end of your working day, you could have pent up emotions of fear, or perhaps even Kidney issues.

Most adults need between 7 to 9 hours per night. Women actually need 1 hour extra than men!!

Say ‘Yes’ to new opportunities – It is important that you need to respect your future self enough and create a plan. Look at some new training, research taking a careen break or changing career if you are not happy . Here at Kinesiology Zone we are offering new students a huge discount on our Spring Training Course . To find our more visit kinesiologyzone.com/training

Happiness Jar
Resolutions are a good concept, but suffer from mostly poor follow-through on the behalf of the majority. I think we all can agree that resolutions are pretty tricky to stick to . . . especially for an entire 365 days and beyond.
Which is why Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert’s revised resolution idea of a happiness jar is a great idea.The best part? It’s incredibly easy. Write down the day’s happiest moment on a slip of paper and put it in a jar (or any sort of container, really). It literally takes 60 seconds or less, and you’re pretty much guaranteed not to fail.

We want to hear your ideas and tips and feel free to comment below ….

Make Room For Your Gift

Our Class of 2017 graduated last weekend and wow, it was a joy to see this group SHINE!

KinesiologyZone Diploma Class of 2017

Right from the start this group’s positive attitude, excitement about Systematic Kinesiology, and their work ethic stood out. They really got behind what we want to achieve with healthcare in Ireland and they’ve been a joy to teach. Many are seeing clients on a part time basis now and others have jumped with both feet in and have full time clinics, acheived during the two years of training.

They took on the challenges, stepped out of their comfort zones, and have discovered their capacity to create a life that overcomes the barriers that life puts up.  All have great skills in helping their clients with stress, gut problems, back issues and many other lifestyle related health problems.

And THIS week, we just completed our powerful communications and transformational workshop with our Class of 2018!

Systematic Kinesiology offers students a wonderful opportunity to look after their own health which inspires them with a deep passion to help others.  This week this wonderful group of student practitioners discovered the power of releasing past issues, became aware of habits and patterns holding them back, got clear on their future, and had great fun discovering new ways to help others.

We are delighted our KinesiologyZone community of practitioners and students is growing because the subject of health is SO important, and too many people are struggling. These graduates and trainees are doing amazing work, helping their families, themselves and their clients overcome challenges.  

Health is not just about fixing one thing.  But when you can identify the root causes of a problem, (and since everyone is different the root cause will be different), you will be able to help people because of the whole person approach we use. 

Emotional stresses, self talk, language and communication.
Nutritional deficiencies, toxins, food sensitivities, and diet.
Physical stresses, aches and pain, muscle balancing, and structural alignment.
Energy, meridians, electrical balancing and “switching”.

There are so many options when it comes to treating ourselves and our clients.

It can be hard to make time for what we love to do, with being “too busy”, have other responsibilities, or other barriers and obstacles that make us believe that now is not a good time.

I love this video from Steve Harvey, about identifying the gift you have inside of you.

The Benefits of Rebounding for 5 minutes

What is rebounding ?….The typical rebound mini-trampoline is about 3′ in diameter and 9″ high. It is safe, easy to use, and effective. Research has led some scientists to conclude that jumping on a mini-trampoline is possibly the most effective exercise yet devised by man, especially because of the effect rebounding has on the lymph in the body.

Have you ever looked out the kitchen window and see the kids bouncing on the trampoline and think that looks fun… well it is it and it is so good for you. So next time take a few minutes and jump on the trampoline and feel the benefits in your body.

The human body needs to move. The lymph system bathes every cell, carrying nutrients to the cell and waste products away. Contrary to blood which is pumped by the heart, the lymph is totally dependent on physical exercise to move. Without adequate movement, the cells are left stewing in their own waste products and starving for nutrients, a situation which contributes to arthritis, cancer and other degenerative diseases as well as ageing. Vigorous exercise such as rebounding is reported to increase lymph flow by 15 to 30 times.

All the Neuro-Lymphatic points stimulate by energy reflexes the flow of lymph to the related muscle and organ. There is twice as much lymph as blood in the body. It is a non-cellular fluid. It permeates the tissue where blood cells that are imprisoned in capillaries cannot go since there are too large. The lymph feeds and cleans the bodies tissues.

Lymph vessels can become clogged with protein deposits or the flow can stagnate or even stop for reasons such as fatigue, stress, infection, emotional shock, lack of physical activity or dehydration. Toxins accumulate, cells are unable to function properly resulting in various metabolic and infectious problems.

All cells in the body become stronger in response to the increased “G force” during rebounding. Vertical motion workouts such as rebounding are much different and much more beneficial and efficient than horizontal motion workouts, such as jogging or running.

When you bounce on a rebounder (mini-trampoline), several actions happen:

  • An acceleration action as you bounce upward
  • A split-second weightless pause at the top
  • A deceleration at an increased G-force

These immune cells are responsible for eating viruses, bacteria and even cancer cells, so it is good that they be active. Jumping on a mini-trampoline directly strengthens the immune system, so it’s a big deal!

Safety

Everyone should start with the gentle bounce let your feet remain with the mat while the body moves up and down. The health bounce is sufficient to obtain all the benefits of rebounding while gently strengthening the entire body. You can sit chat on the phone,  put in your earbuds and listen to music. It is recommended that you do your rebounding with bare feet so you do not slip. Do not wear tight or constricting clothes. The more jiggling, the more your lymph system is flushing out those toxins!

Start with 5 minutes of rebounding and increase their time as their fitness level improves. Seniors can start with 2 minutes several times per day, with at least 30 minutes between rebounding sessions. Increase your rebounding time gradually.

Inactive seniors find that gently jumping on a mini-trampoline gives them renewed vigor and zest for life. Hyperactive children are reported to calm down after a few days of rebounding.  Everyone  can do this and people can use the rebound mini-trampoline whenever they have a few minutes during the day.

Just some of the Benefits

  • Boosts lymphatic drainage and immune function
  • Great for skeletal system and increasing bone mass
  • Helps improve digestion
  • Rebounding helps circulate oxygen throughout the body to increase energy.
  • Rebounding in a whole body exercise that improves muscle tone throughout the body.
  • Some sources claim that the unique motion of rebounding can also help support the thyroid and adrenals.
  • Rebounding is fun!

Hear from Des about rebounding in more detail.

 

If you are intrested in gaining more vital skills and empowering your Health, book a Taster event or Balanced Course

”His Blood Sugar levels were dramatically reduced”

”After three treatments Francis blood sugar levels are down to 45”

 

Living with Diabetes is a huge challenge in today’s society. Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Ireland, increasing at a faster rate than other chronic diseases such as heart disease and cancer. The total number of people
living with diabetes in Ireland is estimated to be 225,840.

By 2020, it’s predicted, the figure will have climbed to 233,000 people with the condition – and by 2030, it’s predicted, it will be at 278,850.

Emotional and behavioural factors can contribute towards your sugar level, outside of the poor choices people make like poor eating habits, no exercise, excess sugar in the diet and alcohol consumption.

Often not dealing with stress, anger or anxiety can be the underlying problem of diabetes diagnosis for some people.

Stress affects people with diabetes, including type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes  and prediabetes . And managing stress isn’t as easy as just telling yourself to relax and get through your to-do list.  When you have diabetes, stress can affect your blood glucose level, so managing stress when you have diabetes is just another way to work on managing your blood glucose level.

Type 1 Diabetes is rarely reversed but with the right dietary changes major improvements in blood sugar levels can be seen and a person can often reduce their dependence on insulin and medications.

Hear how Finola helped Francis Brenna with health issues including diabetes, he recently chatted to Ryan Turbidy about his treatments with Finola and how Kinesiology treatments have improved his health.

Listen in around the 14 min mark.

Steps Finola would recommend –

* Take a look at your diet. Reducing sugar intake is a must.
* Reduce or remove bread.
* A visit to a Kinesiologist will allow them to look at the way sugar is stored in the body and not allowing it to turn to energy. Sometimes toxins are affecting this pathway which can be treated with herbs. Minerals and vitamins can be introduced to improve the energy production cycle.

People can reduce their risk of developing or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes by eating healthy, becoming more active and losing excess weight. To learn more join us this Wednesday on our Health Show where we will talk about defeating diabetes and controlling your blood sugar using natural medicine.

Click here to register –http://www.kinesiologyzone.com/free-talks-about-kinesiology/

 

By 2020, it’s predicted, the figure will have climbed to 233,000 people with the condition – and by 2030, it’s predicted, it will be at 278,850.

Health Road Show – Day Four & Five

Health Road Show – Day Four & Five

Are you keeping track of us? …. we are now en-route to Navan for our final FREE event we have huge numbers registering so we can’t wait to see everyone.
Day 4

We headed for beautiful Fermoy and had some fantastic pit stops along the way. This is course leaders Sheila and Liam’s home county and they were warmly welcomed by the crowd. The covered so many topics including adrenal stress, chronic pain and digestive issues. We had lots of questions and min treatments at the end.
Day 5

We headed for New Ross but we had to stop off in gorgeous Dungarvan, we got to run around on the beach and had a relaxing fun lunch before we reached the Brandon house hotel where they was a massive crowd gathering we had our biggest turn out to date and the atmosphere in the room was energetic, fun and inspiring.

We are in Navan tonight and we have some amazing prizes and gift bags for the first 20 people so come between 6.30/7. Still time to register www.Kinesiologyzone.com/roadshow

 

They say a picture is worth a thousand words so enjoy a short clip of our Health Road Show this week.

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Signs you have adrenal fatigue (and what to do about it)

Signs you have Adrenal Fatigue (and what to do about it)

by Sheila O’Hanlon

 

The thyroid and adrenals are so intricately connected. It wouldn’t be a surprise to me at all if many people suffering from Hypothyroid are struggling with adrenal stress and they have no idea.

Have you heard of the adrenal glands? They are 2 tiny little organs that sit on top of your kidneys and control quite a few actions in your body including your stress response, weight, blood sugar, blood pressure, and immune system. The adrenal glands are really quite incredible in tAdrenals - Kinesiologyzonehat, as a species, they are our primary survival organs.

Over 80% of us will experience adrenal fatigue multiple times over our lives. Symptoms can include weakness, lack of energy, trouble concentrating, becoming easily confused, forgetfulness, trouble completing basic tasks you could once handle easily, hoarse voice, poor digestion, constipation, depression, insomnia, not feeling rested after waking from sleep, and relying on naps during the day.

Adrenal fatigue has existed as long as we have, but it has only reached epidemic proportions over the last 100 years. Why is this? The answer lies in the way that our lifestyles have changed over that time. The average person’s stress levels, diet and toxic load are all immeasurably worse today than they were at the start of the twentieth century.

The best way to support your adrenals and help recover your health is to eat a light, balanced meal every 90 minutes to two hours.Giving your adrenal glands lots of rest allows them to devote energy to healing and restoring themselves.

Each of your meals should ideally contain a balance of potassium, sodium, and natural sugar (from fruit). Snacks you can graze on to help recover your adrenal health, including:

Apple, celery, and dates
Orange, avocado, and spinach
Sweet potato, kale, and lemon juice
Cucumber, avocado, and lime juice
Banana, dates, and romaine lettuce
Coconut water, dried apricots and celery
Coconut water, banana, and spinach
Pear, berries, and mache
Mango, figs, and celery

The last and most important key to restoring your adrenal function is to heed your mind and stress needs. Pay attention to your body! To learn some techniques to help you do this join Siobhan on Facebook live this Thursday. Click the link to register your place or get the replay.

http://www.kinesiologyzone.com/free-talks-about-kinesiology/

If you aim for a balanced lifestyle with a healthy level of exercise and sleep including a positive environment, then you are most likely to keep your adrenal system going strong.

“Adrenal fatigue, in all its mild and severe forms, is usually caused by some form of stress. Stress can be physical, emotional, psychological, environmental, infectious, or a combination of these. It is important to know that your adrenals respond to every kind of stress the same, whatever the source.”
James L. Wilson, Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome

”Woman gave up WHEAT after she discovered it was the cause of her respiratory problems”

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Lady suffered chest infections and was hospitalized for respiratory issues for years and it was all down to WHEAT

  • Ann’s throat would swell and she would have trouble breathing.

  • She had being diagnosed with asthma.

  • After being tested by a Kinesiologist she removed wheat from her diet and her health changed overnight.

Hear from Deborah Cunningham a Kinesiology Diploma student who treated the client –

A woman aged in her mid-forties came to see me. She had been suffering from frequent chest infections for years; had serious allergies to honey, cod, house dust and pollen and it was gradually worsening. Her throat would swell and she would have trouble breathing.  Her immune system was shot, so she dreaded the winter approaching and even in the summer she would get ill especially when traveling. She was diagnosed with asthma within the previous two years. As her symptoms worsened she was put on more inhalers and strong steroids she even ended up in hospital.  After hearing her history I did some food testing and found her main issue was Wheat!

Her diet consisted of alot of wheat, like so many people trying to find a healthy breakfast option she ate Weetabix daily for breakfast and had a daily diet consisting of pasta and bread.  She was willing to eliminate it and within a week she got in touch to tell me she felt miles better.

Within a short space of time she had lots more energy and had gradually reduced her inhalers with her doctor. By her third visit she almost off all her meds. She had Weetabix once over that period and ended up at the doctor with respiratory problems she stays away from the weetabix now!

People may not realize it, but the foods we are eating every day could be slowly corrupting our health and shortening your lifespan. After getting tested from a Kinesiologist, eliminating food is the only real way to know how Wheat is affecting your health.


 Eliminate the usual foods for up to 25 days.
(The basic elimination diet is as simple as this: No gluten, dairy, eggs, soy, fast food, or alcohol.)

DO eat lots of fiber, fresh whole foods, and unprocessed meals you make yourself.
– DO eat lots of healthy fats found in olive oil, coconut oil, sunflower oil, flax oil, walnut oil, and avocados.

After an elimination process of up to 25 days pick one thing you eliminated like gluten, dairy or eggs—but not more than one, and eat it.

See how you feel over the next 48 hours. If you have no reaction after two days, eat that same food again, and for a second time, notice how you feel. From there, it’s up to you whether or not to re-incorporate that food into your diet on a regular basis.

Once you’ve made a call on the first food you reintroduce, pick another one and follow the same steps.

Throughout the diet and the reintroduction process, notice how you feel. Maybe you’ll see changes you weren’t expecting. Maybe your sleep quality or your energy level is better. Maybe the redness in your skin is gone, or your belly is flatter or likes Deborahs’s client begin to feel and breathe better within days.

Deborah learned how to food test by attending one of our Balanced Health Training courses, by picking up these skills she has being able to go on and help other people around her.

If you want to learn more about our course happening nationwide visit www.KinesiologyZone.com/training

 


, Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back To Health

This Man Gave Up Sugar,Artificial Additives for a Month.

Here’s What Happened When a Guy Quit Sugar for a Month

Sacha Harland decided to take on a challenge! He decided to give up sugar, alcohol, artificial additives and unhealthy food for one month. He wanted to see how would this dietary alteration affect his mental and physical conditions.

He captured his physical and mental journey in the six-minute clip above. Check out his incredible journey through the following video:

After watching this video there are many health issues we can still debate about. Is coffee bad for you? Does the cabbage soup diet work?

However there is one thing we can all usually agree on – sugar is bad for you (if you have too much of it). Isn’t it really interesting that Sacha starts to struggle really early on into the challenge and soon learns that his taste buds have been trained to crave salt and sugar-laden items.

We also see them highlight hidden sugars. Sugar consumption is both in plain sight and hidden, ingested from the most unlikely places. Sugar in tomato ketchup and microwave dinners, soups and crackers and just about every other processed food out there. Who are the biggest culprits? Soft drinks lead the list at 33% of our sugar consumption (drink water instead of coke and you’ve already made a huge dent). sugar kinesiology Sweets 16%. Baked goods like biscuits and cakes, 13%. Fruit drinks 10%. Sweetened yogurt and milk almost 9%.

If you are considering making a change in 2017, you don’t have to completely detox like Scott but reducing processed food and reading labels can make a huge difference.

If you are looking to take control of your health and want to pick up some skills in 2017 (learn food testing, reduce stress, release pain, and improve energy levels ) visit www.Kinesiologyzone.com/training for more information.

”The pain was so bad I didn’t want to run anymore”

”The pain was so bad I didn’t want to run anymore”

By Liam Daly, Course Leader and Practitioner in Midleton and Clonakilty, Co Cork.

We all know running can be great for your health. But if your body isn’t used to training or you are over training did you know this can put extra stress on your adrenal glands causing injury type symptoms?

running pain kinesiologyIf your body isn’t used to training or you are over training did you know this can put extra stress on your adrenal glands causing injury type symptoms. Often if you are already under stress, exercising can lead to long-term fatigue, pain and low energy. For athletes or regular runners, this can mean lower performance levels and slower times.

Other factors can contribute to this too for example food intolerances, excess caffeine, stress at work. With it being a New Year and a lot of people getting back into running and setting goals to run marathons I felt it important to share my experience

My Story

I ran my first full marathon in Cork in on the June bank holiday Monday in 2015. I was absolutely over the moon to complete such a feat and looked forward to doing it again in the future, such was the incredible feeling I got from it. Not long afterwards, however, my dreams seemed to begin to unravel and I started to wondering would I run again. I started to develop discomfort in the sole of my left foot, my heel felt swollen and sore, it seemed to ease when I moved around but if I sat down for a long period or first thing in the morning, the pain would be back to square one again. I put it down to over training after running the marathon and incorrect footwear, so I rested and bought new shoes.

No luck. So I did what any self-respecting runner would do, and consulted Dr. Google!! I outlined my symptoms, backed up by a few friends who were knowledgeable runners, and it turned out that I was suffering from a condition called Plantar Fasciitis, a very common problem with runners. 

I wondered how long it would take to recover, so I used all the recommended ‘remedies’ like new footwear, stretches, creams and other things. Although it eased somewhat, the problem still persisted and my motivation to run, knowing that one run might cause a week of pain, was diminishing all the time. But then I tried Kinesiology to treat my symptoms and start to look was there an underlying condition to my symptoms.

How Kinesiology helped.

When studying Kinesiology, we learn that we can balance a muscle by increasing flow of Lymphatic fluid to the muscle, to strengthen and balance that area and very often bring relief from pain. Incredibly, I had the tools or recovery at my disposal all along!!

running pain kinesiologyThrough Systematic Kinesiology, I discovered that I had Adrenal Fatigue, and these little glands that sit at the top of my kidneys were causing all my pain. I knew from learning how to balance muscles that massaging the reflexes for the adrenal glands, sends lymph to the Sartorius muscle, a big muscle running the length of the upper leg and over the knee, which connects to the calf, and on to the ankle and the sole of the foot. So I started to balance this area and taking the right nutrition to support the muscle.

Within about 10 days, this problem in my foot was gone!! I was absolutely amazed and delighted.  It had been lingering for over a year and now I had total relief!! I was able to run with freedom again.

A visit to a Systematic Kinesiologist this year to simply balance up those muscles and treat any niggles you may be feeling could be the answer to your good health all year long.

If you feel that you are suffering from similar symptoms you can make some changes:

  1. CaffeineGiving up caffeine is one of the most important things you can do for your health.
  2. Reduce Training. Cutting back on your training for a few months is a good idea too. By ending the constant stimulation of your adrenal glands, you will allow them to recover from their depleted state.
  3. A Balanced Diet. A balanced and nutritious diet, and an evaluation of any other stressors in your life (work stress, financial stress) that can be improved or eliminated.

Adrenal fatigue is a syndrome, or a collection of symptoms, that usually results from chronic stress. Fatigue is the major symptom, but patients typically experience several others. These can include insomnia, food cravings, headaches, dizziness, a feeling of being frequently overwhelmed, and much more. We all tend to react differently, and the variability in these symptoms often makes it difficult for a doctor to fit together the pieces of the puzzle. 

A Kinesiologist will use a more holistic approach that is often used in integrative medicine. It means looking at all aspects of a patient’s life. This creates a much better opportunity to see how things like diet, exercise, and stress might be contributing to poor health.

To learn more from Liam, hear him speak at a FREE Health & Wellness event this month.

Visit http://www.kinesiologyzone.com/free-talks-about-kinesiology/  for more information.frame-liam

9 Steps To Recover from Christmas Overindulgence

 Steps To Recover from Christmas Overindulgence

Once again we have reached that time of year when many of us will either eat too much or drink too much or, in all likelihood, both. Overindulgence is as much a part of the festivities as exchanging presents and many of us are all too familiar with the consequences of this excess!                                                                                                             54924

Often you feel bloated and sluggish, but it’s no reason to beat yourself up and continue the overindulgence. The problem with the holiday season is that it’s never just the one Christmas dinner, but there are the leftovers to contend with. We often get clients coming to us after Christmas with gut problems, chronic pain and high levels of stress all of which can be treated with a Kinesiology treatment but to help yourself and empower your own health before and after Christmas their are steps you can take.

Things that will help you recover:

1.Digestive enzymes help speed up the breakdown and absorption of macronutrients. DigestEeze (Milk Thistle) is one of the most important supplements for recovery with its ability to relieve the symptoms associated with occasional over-indulgence of food and drink such as indigestion and upset stomach.
2.Fluids will help flush your system and keep you hydrated. Drinking extra water facilitates a more rapid removal of this waste.
3. Ginger has high levels of gingerol, which gives it a natural spicy flavor and acts as an anti-inflammatory in the body. It also has potent anti-nausea properties and can ease stomach cramping.
4. Keeping the bowels moving effectively is an essential part of a healthy recovery and therefore the use of high fibre foods such as pulses, quinoa and brown rice can help the process
5. A good multi-vitamin and mineral is essential for the removal of toxins whereas an antioxidant rich formulation provides the added benefit of helping to neutralise free radicals. Chlorophyll rich green foods such as Spirulina and Wheat Grass also offer great benefit to those looking to cleanse their system.
6. Go for a walk. This can aid digestion and possibly help decrease the fat your body stores. One study showed that when subjects took a light walk after a high-fat meal, they decreased their post-meal triglyceride concentrationrun-750466_1920-300x225         (the type of fat your body stores to use for energy) by around 70 percent compared to the non-walking group.
7. Use turmeric, it is a member of the ginger family that contains the active ingredient curcumin, which is known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
8. Get sleep – December can be such a busy month running around shopping and Christmas parties and preparing food but try to get to bed at a decent time and if you have some time of work use that time to catch up on sleep and rest your body.Get leftovers out of sight&gt.
9. Get leftovers out of sight. Whether you encourage guests to take leftovers with them, or stick them in containers to store in your freezer, moving extra food out of sight and out of mind will help you return to your normal healthy eating routine over the next few days
I hope you find these tips helpful and that you enjoy a wonderful Christmas break!

If you are ready to jumpstart your health in 2017.

Check out all the details about our upcoming Balanced Health Courses in Spring 2017 where you can pick up vital skills to help you and thosr around you.

www.KinesiologyZone.com/training