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Lift Weights for Overall Better Health with Mike Gonzalez, Strongman Coach and Competitor on the Crooked Spine Show

Looking to start getting physically healthy?  Mike’s credibility is superb.  His credentials: current strongman & power lifting competitor, current certifications and experience lifting weights since high school and college. Mike clients range from high school athletes to seniors looking to reduce their medications.  Anyone can benefit from Mike’s guidance in building strength to get you healthy.

Connect and contact Mike:Contact info.
909-766-2040
http://www.instagram.com/mg_strongman

Highlights (podcast times):

How Mike started lifting weights.  Mindset then and now(4:00).

Who benefits from Mike’s training.  How you begin (12:30).

Power Lifting compared to strongman (17:30).

Mike’s routine and competitions (21:40).

Importance of warmup and recovery (28:20).

Setting goals to push yourself (33:40).

Mike overcame this (41:10).

#1 Benefit for clients-not shape (43:30).

Benefits to diet, sleep, stress, less meds (47:10).

Client Success Stories (56:20).

*What Mike gives his clients (58:50)

Dr. Tony’s wrap (1:03:50

Mike Gonzalez has done it.  His experience as a current competitor and client results proves he can help someone get to better state of health.  Then a person can have the confidence of enjoy a relaxed, injury-free life with less medications.

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CSP 026: Dr. Anthony Ratkovic -Health & Wellness Talk | Celina Celeste Show

In this episode the tables are turned.  Celina Celeste interviews me.  We start with the mindset, education, and work needed to get healthier; and toxic choices that will make you sick.  Celina asks what’s the craziest thing I have seen in practice and how a busy person gets healthier.  Lastly, my best recommendation to get started on a road to a healthier you.

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Highlights (podcast times):

Why I became a chiropractor (3:00).

How can people get healthier (9:00).

Being accountable for your health (12:20).

Taking your first steps to health (13:15). Here is the video clip.

First find the knowledge, then take action (17:30).

My biggest don’ts when getting healthy; prepping for an physical event (20:40).

Craziest things I’ve seen (29:50).

Need to test yourself (33:30).

Q/A-Does chiropractic help fibromyalgia? (37:00).

How a busy person can get healthy (42:45).

My last, best recommendation to get healthier (49:30).

Dr. Tony’s wrap up (51:00).

Where ever your health state is, I give recommendations to start getting healthy. Celeste interview questions were great for her listeners to see how I practice and teach my patients to get and stay healthy.  With medical care out of pocket costs equalling private natural care, now you have a choice.  Chiropractic can be a service for you to reduce pain, then learn habits to get stronger and healthier to tolerate the stress and relax of everyday life.

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CSP 024: For Physical Health and the Arts -West End YMCA. Interview w/ Director Farzad on the Crooked Spine Show

When I was a kid, like Farzad, I helped coached basketball at “the Y”. This interview shows how Farzad is had made his passion helping kids through his vocation.  This facility offers sports and the arts for all kids; weight, cardio for adults; group classes; swimming pool and more.  Learn how the West End YMCA is a place for the whole family.

Find out more and see their schedule:

West End YMCA

1150 E. Foothill Blvd.
Upland, CA 91786
909-946-6120

Highlights (podcast times):

Farzad’s story (1:40).

5 projects for preschoolers to seniors (3:10).

Our kid’s programs build self confidence (4:10).

Adults classes to stay healthy and independent (6:10).

Outside the Y: activities w/ transportation (9:10).

Video and art training for kids-not just exercise (11:50).

Preschool programs to develop healthy (14:10).

Weekend benefits and the pool (16:40).

Build relation with your kids through classes (18:10).

Senior-your health insurance wants you here (19:40).

A non-profit that changes lives; be a volunteer (21:55).

Dr. Tony’s wrap up (27:10).

Farzad explains the benefits to you and your family excellently.  His passion to see the West End YMCA grow as a community source to help people of all ages.  We know that staying active builds self-esteem and confidence for kids, and internal and physical health for adults and seniors.  Check this place out and being a volunteer here will help you give back.

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CSP 021 : Fight Sexual Harassment. With Jessica and Upland Claremont Chiropractor

Sexual harassment is a problem. Jessica gives real life skills how to protect yourself. This talk helps prepare women/girls to avoid/defend themselves through taking a self-defense class, learning the attitude and skills. Oh, watch the exciting demonstrations at the end.

Contact and connect with Jessica,

Power of One Martial Arts Upland:

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1721 W 11th St

Upland, California 91786

 (909) 706-7389

Highlights (podcast times):

Take the 1st step (2:30).

Build confidence for self-defense (4:55).

Why women/girls need this (7:10).

Jessica’s story. As a youth to now (8:25).

Kids. Build self-esteem, confidence (11:40).

Parent’s feedback (15:10).

The benefits for all ages (16:25).

Consistency to improve your skills, health (19:10).

Classes: what they cover (22:30).

Demonstration on Jeremy (24:55).

Dr. Tony wrap up (30:05).

Jessica teaches women/girls to build the attitude to shut down any chance of altercation.  Then taking classes at ____ can improve your ability to take down any physical attack.  Enjoy a FREE class to see if this is can help you feel healthy and confident.

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CSP 020: Hair Tips for Health and Beauty with Lisa, Platform Color and Style Salon with Upland Chiropractor

Your hair is a window to your health.  It is effected by your everyday activities and levels of stress to the body.  Your hair quality and thin/thickness can be signs that Lisa understands.  Her experience and training helps you know how to get and maintain healthy hair.

Connect with Lisa, and her salon:
https://www.vagaro.com/platformcolorstylesalon
https://www.facebook.com/PLATFORMsalon/
https://www.instagram.com/platformcolorsalon/
(626) 201-0073

112 N San Dimas Ave
San Dimas, California

Highlights (podcast times): 

Hair as the window to your health (1:30).

Lisa’s training in criminal forensics (3:15).

Hair analysis for specific conditions (5:20).

Teenage hormone hair solutions (7:40).

Exercise effect on hair (good and bad) (10:40).

Stress effect on hair (14:10).

The affect of hair products on your health (16:50).

Wrap up (23:00).

So balanced hormone levels keeps your hair healthy.  By proper (not over) exercise, nutrition and quality products can keep your body well.  Then your hair as well.  Lisa can help you know your hair even if your not local to her salon.

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CSP 014: Water for Health and Hydration with Aldrin and Upland Claremont Cucamonga Chiropractor

Water is essential for life.  The quality of water can effect our ability to stay healthy, or recover from sickness.  Aldrin explains what can lower the quality of your water even when we pay a high price for it.  And how to get free water that keeps you healthy.

Connect and call Aldrin for your FREE WATER:
909-539-8985

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Highlights (podcast times):

Bottled water regulation (3:00).

Contaminants (4:40).

Are grocery store bottles bad? And the fix (6:55).

What is quality water (12:30).

Ways to detox with water (17:10).

Why you need water when taking medications (20:20).

Being sick: are you toxic or deficient? (24:40).

Water helps inflammatory diseases; bad foods &drinks (27:40).

Starting simple (33:10).

Getting free water (38:10).

Dr. Tony’s wrap up (38:55).

The bottle of water or flask you drink from (although Cool) can actually make your water toxic.   Ironically, sometimes tap water can be a better quality.  Keeping hydrated to help your body recover health when sick or taking medication should be part of your prescription.  And contact Aldrin for your FREE water to see if you can improve your health.

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Local Business On-line Marketing Now. Talk w/ Claremont Students-Part 1: Spring ’17

Mr. Williams has given these students the hardware and software to build websites and produce short videos at this school.  I have seen some success in my practice through my experience developing my website, videos and using social media to share my office.  Today I try to guide them how to find clients for these websites by explaining what a business owner is looking for.

Highlights:

Marketing a local office (2:30).

Facebook Ads can help (5:20).

Promote businesses through video (8:20).

Want to be in the video or editor? (9:20).

How to get pain to build a company’s website (14:00).

#1 type of new patient/client we want (17:10).

Building trust with a potential client (25:00).

Why R.O.I is important to a business (26:45).

Dr. Tony’s wrap up (30:05).

Understand that websites continue to change with a business’s needs.  Adding videos, reviews and content placement on a website can bring a company more calls and bookings to a business…what we want.  And using social media that attracts more attention to a website can help these students build websites and produce videos for a profit now.

Part 2 (Oct. ’17 talk) will give you the changes that have occurred in about 6 months.

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CSP 010: Crunch Fitness manager Brian Interview: Making Fitness Easy, then a Habit. With Upland Claremont Cucamonga Chiropractor

Physical fitness is part of staying healthy.  Where you workout may effect your motivation to “just do it.”  When a club or gym keeps business costs down and pass their savings to their members, this can help build that habit.  Crunch fitness does this and promotes their philosophy/hashtag is NO JUDGEMENT.  Find out who they are with my interview with Brian, the general manager.

Contact and connect with Brian at Crunch Fitness, Upland:

909-931-0303

380 S Mountain Ave

Upland, California

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Show Highlights

Lower club overhead costs drives member savings (2:50).

Showing respect to members builds trust (4:50).

#nojudgement (5:30).

12-year-olds benefit (6:35).

Teenagers use/benefit (10:50).

Habit training through classes (14:10).

Create training habits with time/ a buddy (18:50).

Use a club for rehab with your nurse/aid (21:40).

Dr. Tony’s wrap up (24:15).

In today’s economy paying for a fitness club seems like the last place to spend money.  This episode helps you understand the easy way to form good physical fitness habits at a low cost.  Crunch Fitness’s manager Brian explains their concept of passing on their savings to their members to build trust and grow their membership.  Then you enjoy the benefits of tolerating your daily stress and staying healthy by staying at the gym.

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CSP 007: Detox, Feel and Look Better. Interview with Alex, owner of Claremont Healing House

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I have been skeptical in the past, so interviewing Claremont Healing House gave me a chance to understand why and how we should detox our bodies.  Alex knows her stuff.  I am now a client, because I understand how Claremont Healing House services can get you well.

Contact and connect with Claremont Healing House:

909-233-9191
info@claremonthealinghouse.com

1258 Harvard Ave
Claremont Ca 91711

Website and Facebook  and Instagram 

Show Highlights:

♦Why we should detox (2:15).

♦New patient evaluation (4:35).

♦Services offered and why (6:05).

♦Anti and probiotics effect on your gut (9:55).

♦How to detox, juicing (11:45).

♦% of diseases from lifestyle (13:45).

How Alex reversed her arthritis (15:35).

♦Sweating, working out helps (17:25).

♦Feedback from patients explained (23:45).

♦Alex wants you to know this (25:05).

♦Dr. Tony’s wrap up (27:00).

The common American diet and medications lower your colon and intestines ability to absorb vitamins and minerals.  This will cause health conditions and prevent recovery.  The Claremont Healing House provides services such as detox foot baths and colonics along with natural herbs and nutrition to make you feel and look healthier.

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Massage: Solution for Stress and Physical Injury

These short clips help you find the right massage therapist, so your body stays healthy to thrive above your daily stress.

Ross Lockwood, owner of Back to Work on-site Massage tells you what his looks for when hiring therapists for corporate events around the United States.

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