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  • Integrating Wellness into Company Culture

    By on April 14, 2015

    When I asked Arlene Bliss, the Human Resources Coordinator at 5.11, about their employee wellness program she shook her head. “Any health initiatives or company-wide health awareness campaigns?” I asked. No again. Instead she began talking about the CEO Tom Davin. “He’s a health nut,” she explained. 5.11 is a tactical gear company that produces functional gear for law enforcement, military,

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  • Why we Love the Functional Movement Screen

    By on April 10, 2015

    As a HealthFit coach at PersonalCare, I have several tests available to get valuable information for our members. One of my favorite tests is the Functional Movement Screen. The movement screen can be applied to anyone from professional athletes to the everyday executive. During this test, the client goes through 7 different movements that are scored on a scale of

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  • Why Executives are Asking our Opinion on Cross-Fit in their 50’s and 60’s

    By on April 10, 2015

    Popular author of 4-Hour Work Week Tim Ferris just posted a podcast with Cross-Fit expert Kelly Starrett. In the last few years in our Hoag Executive Health program, we have been fielding patient questions about starting an exercise program like Cross-Fit. Or, if it wasn’t Cross-Fit, it was martial arts, or triathlons, or long-distance sailing. We are very proud to

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  • Dr. King’s Commentary on America’s Changing Dietary Guidelines

    By on April 10, 2015

        Crucial Changes Critics are Watching: Restrict added sugars Ease previous cholesterol and fat restrictions Still focus on eating more unsaturated fats in place of saturated fats   Elaine King, M.D., says “From China’s Food Pagoda to Greece’s Food Pyramid, when cereals, grains, bread, pasta and other starchy carbohydrates are placed as the base of the diet while fats

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