Are You an Athlete Looking to Add Muscle Mass?
At Back to Function, we get to work with a number of different youth athletes from a multitude of sports. A common question that we are asked, especially by young male athletes is, “how can I put on weight and add some muscle mass?” First, you better be hitting the gym and lifting weights. Some … Continue reading Are You an Athlete Looking to Add Muscle Mass?
Should I Take Vitamin and Mineral Supplements?
The supplement industry is a 2 billion dollar industry. Obviously, many of us are using vitamin and mineral supplements in an attempt to achieve some type of health benefit. But, does taking a daily multivitamin/mineral supplement actually improve your health? From a research standpoint, there doesn’t seem to be any long term studies that support … Continue reading Should I Take Vitamin and Mineral Supplements?
What Foods Should I Eat to Lose Weight?
With all the fad diets out there, are you confused about what types of foods you should eat to lose weight? Well you are not alone. All of the BTF doctors get that question many times per week, so we thought we should address it in an article to help clear up the confusion. The … Continue reading What Foods Should I Eat to Lose Weight?
Is Jogging Actually Bad for You?
Typically, when someone decides that they need to get in better shape and lose weight, they start a jogging program. Unfortunately, this can be a mistake for a number of reasons. New research has shown that jogging can actually shorten your lifespan! Scientists from the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the Lehigh Valley Health Network in Pennsylvania … Continue reading Is Jogging Actually Bad for You?
What is it Like Being the Team Chiropractor for the Los Angeles Kings?
First off, it is an honor and a privilege to be able to work with the Los Angeles Kings National Hockey League team. This is the first season that I have had a defined role with the Kings as the Team Chiropractor. In the past 4-5 seasons, the Kings training staff have referred players to … Continue reading What is it Like Being the Team Chiropractor for the Los Angeles Kings?