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Our first radio show!

Dalton and I were interviewed by Polina Smith of My Whole Body about the Ascend philosophy and what we’re about. Enjoy!   http://fccfreeradio.com/archive/body_previous_2012-02-07_12-58-06.mp3

By syoung July 3, 2012 | 

Nutrition

Weight Loss: A Different Perspective

As Sean Croxton mentions in his book, “The Dark Side of Fat Loss,” you don’t loose weight to get healthy…you get healthy to loose weight. This different view on weight loss goes beyond the whole “calories-in/ calories-out” approach (otherwise known as the law of thermodynamics). Note, however, the difference in weight loss versus fat loss….

By syoung July 3, 2012 | 

Nutrition

Go Organic: Consciousness in Food Choice

Ever since growing up as kids, we’ve all heard the saying, “You are what you eat.” Well, some of us turned into cheeseburgers and others of us started growing feathers from eating too much chicken. But seriously, folks. When I was studying for my Bachelor’s Degree at Cal State Hayward, one of my favorite classes…

By syoung July 3, 2012 | 

Nutrition

Get Your Fiber!

What is fiber, exactly how is it helpful, and how can I be sure I’m getting enough on a daily basis? These are questions that may have crossed your mind from time to time, whether at the doctor’s office or during your own assessment of your nutrition plan. An average amount of daily fiber equates…

By syoung July 3, 2012 | 

Nutrition

Detox class at Ascend

Ascend Body hosted a post-holiday detox workshop throughout the month of February.This workshop embodied the core values that our studio represents, namely a holistic approach to increasing vitality and overall health and well-being by addressing four factors; diet, quiet time, proper exercise and happiness (moving towards alignment with one’s dreams.) In this workshop, we focused…

By syoung July 3, 2012 | 

Nutrition

Hydration

Hydration It is a smart investment to purchase a high quality water filter.  Tap water contains unwanted chemicals, pharmaceuticals, bacterial pathogens and heavy metals. We recommend a reverse osmosis or carbon filter for both drinking and shower water. Bathing in tap water and breathing in the steam is harmful to your health. Chlorine will be…

By syoung July 3, 2012 | 

Announcements / Nutrition

Events

Thanks to eveyone who came out to the ALC fundraiser last Saturday to support Leslie and Imbal as they ride to LA from SF in June!   Events: May 26, Saturday – Jator Pierre will present on “Is your digestive system healthy” 1pm-3pm… please join us as Jator is a true master at helping you…

By syoung June 3, 2012 | 

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