Changing things up a bit…

Something we do every day becomes a habit.  Some habits are good, such as brushing your teeth every day, getting out of bed on time, exercising and of course, getting adjusted and massaged on a regular basis.  Did you know that sometimes even the good habits can become a not-so-good thing?  As an example, you would think if you went running every day, or practiced yoga every day, this would be a good thing, right?

Wrong. Believe it or not, our bodies adapt to the same exercises we do on a daily or almost daily basis.  This can create wear and tear on your body that you never intended to happen.  Your body is doing exactly what it’s supposed to be doing – adapting – that’s the sign of a healthy nervous system.  When your body stops adapting to the stress, this is where pain and injury occurs.  Stress can be the same activity done over and over again.

Whether you’re a runner, cyclist, yogi, Zum

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