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How To Use Occlusion Training To Enhance Your Workouts

By Kyran Doyle  In Training
Occlusion training or blood flow restriction training has been getting a lot of attention lately.
You might be wondering if it is something that you should implement into your workouts or if it is something to steer clear of.
As with just about every fitness strategy there are two sides to the argument.
Some people say that is brings no benefits and then there are others that claim that it can enhance muscle growth and aid your workouts.
In this article you will learn exactly what blood flow restriction (occlusion) training is, how effective it is, and how you can use it in your workouts. WHAT IS OCCLUSION TRAINING?
Occlusion training involves restricting the flow of blood to a muscle group while training. That is why it is also commonly called “blood flow restriction training.”
Basically you take a wrap or band and apply it to the top of your limb.
The aim of this isn’t to completely cut off circulation to the area as that is dangerous and painful.
This means that y…

Reducing Stress with Chiropractic Treatment

Reducing Stress with Chiropractic Treatment - El Paso Chiropractor
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Chiropractic care is not commonly utilized as a treatment option for stress but, many individuals who receive chiropractic treatment can often feel relief from stress due to a variety of reasons. Stress not only affects the human mind but the physical body as well. When a person has been under a lot of stress, the nervous system can become irritated and directly affect the muscular system, causing a build up of tension and tightness. Tense muscles can usually cause the joints of the spine to function improperly, leading to tension postures as well as muscle weakness and inflammation, fatigue, and nerve irritation.

Stress is an unavoidable part of an individual’s lifestyle. We are constantly being exposed to environmental stressors. Other stressors can derive within our own body and mind. Injuries and illness as well as inaccurate, unrealistic thoughts and worries about ourselves or others can often cause overwhelming stress. Although some levels of stress are normal and necessary in order for individuals to function efficiently and effectively under certain pressure, elevated and constant amounts of stress can be debilitating. Learning to control the stress in your life rather than allowing it to control you can be simple. Using simple techniques to both recognize and regulate stress as well as developing healthy eating habits and exercise routines can tremendously help maintain healthy levels of stress in your life. Individuals who’ve effectively learned to manage stress can not only live much healthier lives but they can also enjoy their life to their fullest.

Through chiropractic care, a chiropractor can identify areas of the spine that lack proper functioning and locate any irritated nerves. Using spinal adjustments and manual manipulation, the original mobility of the spine can be corrected to remove the pressure on the nerves. When the additional tension being placed on the spine is reduced, many individuals feel great relief and relaxation. Chiropractic focuses on naturally treating the spine and its surrounding muscles which allow the body to heal itself from within. If you’ve been experiencing high levels of stress and it’s been affecting your well-being, consider chiropractic care to find relief for your symptoms. A chiropractor can work individually with you to diagnose any spinal complications and determine an appropriate treatment procedure, including a series of exercises as well as nutritional recommendations, relaxation techniques, and massage.

By Dr. Alex Jimenez


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