Category: Exercise

Strength vs. Cardio Exercise for Disease Prevention

  It is clear that exercise provides lots of great benefits for our health: it releases endorphins, it eliminates toxins, it is good for digestion, it decreases likelihood of cardiovascular disease and type II diabetes, it helps you fight stress and it keeps your appetite hormones under balance…amongst many other things! However, what type of...
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Health Optimization: Nutrition & Lifestyle Management

  I had the pleasure to present in Madrid for Banco Sabadell and the London Business School alumni club. It was a fantastic opportunity to share some key information about Nutrition & Lifestyle Management. We discussed topics such as: healthy eating habits, brain health, source of our food, digestive system, etc. To access the full...
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Autoimmune conditions…an epidemic.

  Inflammation is necessary in our body to fight infection but our body should be able to turn on and off that inflammation as necessary. Inflammation becomes harmful if chronic and/or systemic. Inflammation is
 evidence of the body’s loss of tolerance. Good or bad? Well, it depends, cells secrete chemicals (e.g. cytokines such as interleukins)...
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May I Help You (or a Loved One) Achieve Your Health Goals in the New Year?

  Would you like to learn the latest news on Nutrition & Lifestyle Management? Understand how your body and mind work in order to feel the best you have ever been? Achieve awesome results and maintain them for the long term? I am here to help you!! Just email me at virginia@colorahealthcoaching.com to schedule your...
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The Immense Power of BELIEF

  In all aspects of life there is something about believing in yourself, believing in what you are trying to accomplish. What a difference it makes when you set your mind and heart to something with all your senses. There is no way back, just a way forward… One of my favorite doctors is Dr....
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Gene Expression…We can Impact it in Many Cases!

  Some of our genes are fixed genes and they will always express themselves in the same way. For example, the genes that determine eye color are fixed by the time we emerge from the womb. No matter what we eat, we can’t turn our brown eyes blue! Likewise, according to Dr. Frank Lipman, “certain...
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Boost your Dopamine the right way and Compensate its Effect

  I love what I do everyday: I help people transform their lives… but I do more than that really…I SERVE people…. by leading by example and by caring, I serve people… Recently I was listening to a presentation by a famous anthropologist- Simon Sinek- and he was talking about Dopamine. According to Dr.Daniel Amen,...
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Running is so much more than just running…

  I have been a runner my whole life, however, I started as a speed runner and then became a long (er) distance runner at 17 years old. I just ran the Houston Half-Marathon on October 30th. I hadn’t run a race in a while and I said: what a better opportunity to start this...
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