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The more you sit, the higher your risk of chronic diseases

The more you sit, the higher your risk of chronic diseases | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
Kansas State University researcher Richard Rosenkranz, assistant professor of human nutrition, examined the associations of sitting time and chronic d...
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I've started thinking about "proper sitting posture" as a contradiction in terms.

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How Music at the Office Affects Your Work Life

How Music at the Office Affects Your Work Life | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
Music is now ubiquitous in the office, whether piped in or via earbuds.
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Groupon’s Crummy Business Model Is Finally Dead. Hooray!

Groupon’s Crummy Business Model Is Finally Dead. Hooray! | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
A year ago, Rakesh Agrawal, an analyst and journalist who spent many years working in the local advertising business, wrote a series of devastating articles about Groupon.
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Musically Inclined « Anatomy Trains

Musically Inclined « Anatomy Trains | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it

I find myself evaluating the posture of musicians, athletes, office workers, people waiting for their food truck goodness... basically everywhere, where ever I am. This profession changes how one relates to and perceives the world.

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Dogs may protect babies from some infections: study - gulfnews.com

Dogs may protect babies from some infections: study - gulfnews.com | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
Dogs may protect babies from some infections: studygulfnews.comThe study, published in the US journal Pediatrics, did not say why but suggested that being around a dog that spends at least part of its day outdoors may boost a child's immune system...
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Why Nearly Every Sport Except Long-Distance Running Is Fundamentally Absurd

Why Nearly Every Sport Except Long-Distance Running Is Fundamentally Absurd | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
At first glance the annual Man vs. Horse Marathon, set for June 9 in Wales, seems like a joke sport brought to us by the same brilliant minds behind dwarf tossing and gravy wrestling.
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The healing power of massage - CBS News Video

The healing power of massage - CBS News Video | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
CBS News video: The healing power of massage - A study has found that getting a massage after strenuous movement helps you recover faster and give you more energy. Dr. Holly Phillips reports.
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Tao Te Ching Chapter 20-2 Good = Evil

http://taotechingdecoded.blogspot.com/2009/12/tao-te-ching-chapter-20-2-good-evil.html «Tao by Matsumoto» to read the text! http://taotechingdecoded.com/chap... (@agapelove490 That's it.
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Massage Therapy Attenuates Inflammatory Signaling After Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage

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Christian Taoism: Four Gifts

Christian Taoism: Four Gifts | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
I'm more interested in exploring ways to make a world where Christianity and Taoism [and Judaism and Hinduism and Islam and Buddhism and Atheism and, and, and] can live next to each other in relative peace -- even ...
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Beware of Footstrike Studies Focusing on Only One Variable ...

Beware of Footstrike Studies Focusing on Only One Variable ... | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
A recent study of less than 40 East African tribesman showed that most land on their heels while running at a slow pace on a compliant surface (not pavement) and when they sped up most changed their pattern to midfoot ...
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Me, myself, us

Me, myself, us | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
WHAT’S a man? Or, indeed, a woman? Biologically, the answer might seem obvious. A human being is an individual who has grown from a fertilised egg which contained...
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“Disease Creep” May Cause Unnecessary Treatment of Mild Hypertension

“Disease Creep” May Cause Unnecessary Treatment of Mild Hypertension | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
A new study is turning decades of medical dogma on its head. A panel of independent experts reports this week that drugs used to treat mild cases of high blood pressure have not been shown to reduce heart attacks, strokes, or overall deaths.
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One Inch Punch Documentary | Qi Gong气功 Healing Art,Taoism, Buddhism and Philosophy

One Inch Punch Documentary | Qi Gong气功 Healing Art,Taoism, Buddhism and Philosophy | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
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Who's Touching You Affects How It Feels: Study - US News and World Report

Who's Touching You Affects How It Feels: Study - US News and World Report | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
Brain's response to a caress appears less objective than previously thought...
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Acupuncture and Emotional Vampires - BestWongel.com

From the start, we acupuncturists are taught to shield our energy, to avoid getting sick. Sometimes this is easier said than done. When I'm treating, I am focusing every bit of mental energy I have on getting that patient better.
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Health warning over hip implants - Telegraph

Health warning over hip implants - Telegraph | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of patients who received hip replacements are at the centre
of a major health alert over concerns they are poisoning their bodies.
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NY Giants Prep for Super Bowl with Yoga

NY Giants Prep for Super Bowl with Yoga | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
So how are the New York Giants preparing for tomorrow's Super Bowl? Yoga! The Giants have been hitting the mat all...
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Acupressure Points for Relieving Anxiety and Nervousness

Acupressure Points for Relieving Anxiety and Nervousness | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
5 Minutes Acupressure Massage to Reduce Stress Stimulating the vital-energy points along the meridians on our body to boost maximum energy flow.
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» A Touch of Understanding: Gene Tweak Opens Sensory Black Box

» A Touch of Understanding: Gene Tweak Opens Sensory Black Box | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
For nearly 250 years, the intricate detail and complexity of skin's nervous-system wiring has thwarted attempts at understanding.
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The Dude De Ching Review | Cheap Bowling Shoes

The Dude De Ching Review | Cheap Bowling Shoes | Asian Bodywork | Scoop.it
The Dude De Ching Review (The #Dude De Ching Review http://t.co/BnQ5aucR #taoteching #taoism #lebowski #priest #philosophy #jeffbridges...)...
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