About Dr. Kristin

Devoted health enthusiast on a mission to help others find their health. Doctor of Chiropractic, Functional Medicine Practitioner, Fitness Trainer, and tenacious weight lifter.

Review: LifeStraw Go water bottle filtration by Vestergaard

Let me start off by saying, I’ve considered getting a personal water bottle filtration system (since I’m a water quality stickler), but I had never heard of LifeStraw by Vestergaard. This company caters to outdoor folk, as its primary use is to eliminate bacteria and protozoa from contaminated water. And I’ve never been an avid camper […]

By |April 29th, 2015|Diet, Exercise, Reviews|Comments Off on Review: LifeStraw Go water bottle filtration by Vestergaard

Review: Heel That Pain shoe inserts for plantar fasciitis or heel pain

Plantar fasciitis is a condition of the foot where the thick band of connective tissue on the bottom of the foot becomes inflamed and painful. This band connects your calcaneus, or heel bone, and your toes. This condition is one of the most common causes of heel pain. So why do we get it? We have […]

By |April 21st, 2015|Health Tips, Injury, Reviews, Supplementation, Treatments|Comments Off on Review: Heel That Pain shoe inserts for plantar fasciitis or heel pain

Guest Post: Gym 101 by My Fitness Boutique

Gym 101 infographic from My Fitness Boutique in London.  Check out their site here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By |April 14th, 2015|Exercise, Health Tips, Motivation|Comments Off on Guest Post: Gym 101 by My Fitness Boutique

How to be green and clean with your exercise equipment

Did you know that bacteria and other germs are likely to be all over your exercise equipment. This may not be as concerting if you are only using your own equipment, but many of us go to the gym or share with others. If you have a strong immune system, this may not be an […]

By |April 7th, 2015|Exercise, Health Tips|Comments Off on How to be green and clean with your exercise equipment

Why you should be eating turmeric

Turmeric is extremely beneficial to us in many, many ways… so why should you be eating turmeric?

I have struggled for the past 7 or more years with the health of my intestinal tract. I have done various diets, taken various supplements, but nothing has noticeably helped my guts like turmeric. Yes. Turmeric has helped me […]

By |April 2nd, 2015|Diet, Health Tips, Injury, Supplementation, Treatments|Comments Off on Why you should be eating turmeric

Are you getting the right kind of sleep?

Do you think you are getting the right sleep? How long do you sleep at night? What time do you fall asleep? What time do you awake? Do you feel refreshed when you awake? Do you wake up throughout the night? These are all questions concerning the type of sleep you get, and are questions […]

By |March 16th, 2015|Exercise, Health Tips, Supplementation|Comments Off on Are you getting the right kind of sleep?

Guest Post: Jane Blanchard, Inspiration: Simple Home Gyms

Today I have a guest post for you from Jane Blanchard from the website Modernize.com, on putting together a simple home gym that is stylish and makes you want to actually go in!  A home gym is a great way to motivate yourself to work out, especially for those who do not like to work […]

By |March 11th, 2015|Exercise, Motivation|Comments Off on Guest Post: Jane Blanchard, Inspiration: Simple Home Gyms

The best/worst sleeping positions & how they can make your body feel

You may already intuitively know that you shouldn’t sleep in a certain position, or maybe you have no idea what positions you are in during the night…  but one thing is for sure, certain sleeping positions can do more harm to your body than good!  Here is my take on the best and worst sleeping […]

By |February 24th, 2015|Health Tips, Injury, Treatments|Comments Off on The best/worst sleeping positions & how they can make your body feel

Why it’s important to know about Metabolic Overtraining Syndrome

Maybe you’ve heard about metabolic overtraining syndrome, more commonly known as ‘overtraining’, or maybe you didn’t want to know about it.  But it is a thing.  It means you have been working out too hard and too much, and your body is not able to recover properly.  And it will lead to a decline in […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Diet, Exercise, Health Tips, Injury, Supplementation|Comments Off on Why it’s important to know about Metabolic Overtraining Syndrome

The benefits of high intensity exercise

High intensity exercise, YES!  This has been the latest trend in workouts, and for good reason. These types of workouts have so so many benefits!
How do you know if you are in ‘high intensity’?
I have definitely seen some (myself included) saying they worked out at a high intensity, but being nowhere close to it.  The […]

By |January 26th, 2015|Exercise, Health Tips, Motivation|Comments Off on The benefits of high intensity exercise