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Kicking off the 8WW Challenge!

We are excited to have kicked off our very first 8WW Team Challenge at Kambeitz Chiropractic Health and Wellness Center.  We have two teams competing to lose the most weight and increase their team’s average wellness score.

Krissy, Liz, Dr Brittany Gentile, Monica, and Rochelle are excited to get started on the Challenge!

Our teams are:

Team 1

Stats

Total weight:1778.1 lbs

Average Wellness Score: 72.4

  • Monica (Team Leader)
  • Angela
  • Krissy
  • Liz
  • Flora
  • Rochelle
  • Ann
  • Jocelyn
  • Tina
  • Brittany

Team 2

Stats

Total weight:1198.6

Average Wellness Score: 72

  • Jim (Team Leader)
  • Stu
  • Steve
  • Jon
  • Tracy
  • Karolyn
  • Jennifer
  • Tom

The participants of each team will complete the 8 weeks to wellness program which consists of:

  • Weekly workouts with our on-site personal trainers
  • Conforming to the 8WW meal plans which concentrates on proper nutrition with the correct balance of healthy proteins, fats, and low-glycemic carbohydrates. Each participant will journal what they eat for their three meals and two shakes per day, building better eating habits and meal planning. The journals are reviewed during nutritional consults with the doctors, to discuss questions about the diet and how to adjust diets for participants to reach their wellness goals.
  • Chiropractic adjustments, massages, and AIS sessions to help their body function properly, recover from the stresses of working out, prevent injuries, and in the end feel better.
  • Practicing meditation, a practice that helps participants release emotional stress, and maintain mental clarity.

The challenge is unique because there are three team workouts to get out of the gym and exercise outside.  These events will be at Red Rocks, the Manitou Springs incline, and an obstacle course workout at a local park.

The challenge participants will go through the same wellness evaluations of other 8 weeks to wellness participants.  This includes a wellness examination that includes pre and post-program bloodwork, BMI calculation, body fat percentage calculation, posture number, core strength and flexibility evaluation, to determine their Wellness Score.  Learn more about the Wellness Score here.

The team challenge will ignite the competitors in each of us to lose weight, improve individual wellness scores, and to have fun while becoming healthier.

Be sure to follow our 8WW Challenge – follow us @kambeitzchiro on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter our search for our conversation hashtag #kc8wwchallenge

How to Measure Health and What is a Wellness Score?

It is getting to the point in the US that we all need a sickness care doctor, i.e. your primary care doctor, and a wellness care doctor, i.e. US!  And the more you go to the wellness care doctor the less you’ll need the sickness care doctor.  So how do we, as your wellness doctors, measure your wellness.  You can’t simply say it’s when you feel good because we all know someone who felt fine one day and dropped dead the next of a heart attack; or the women who felt fine today but was diagnosed with breast cancer the next. Lack of symptoms or feeling good is no way to measure wellness!

We measure wellness by what we call your WELLNESS SCORE.  This is a scoring system that was developed and can track and measure your physiology and function.  It actually gives you a grade, A thru F.  We measure what we call biomarkers of health.  When we do a wellness score on you we look at numerous biomarkers of health.  On the back of this article is a sample wellness score and below is a description some of the biomarkers we measure.

BODY MASS INDEX:  It’s a height and weight chart.  Yours needs to be below 30 and if it isn’t you have exponentially increased your risk factor for the 3 biggest killers of Americans, heart disease, cancer and obesity related conditions such as diabetes.

POSTURE NUMBER:  You live your life thru your nervous system and your posture tell us exactly what it going on with your spine and nerve system.  We take a digital photo and you from the front and side.  A picture is worth a 1000 words.

CORE STRENGTH AND FLEXIBILITY:  We’ll measure 8 different ways to test your strength and flexibility of your core muscles.  We sit too much and it’s taking its toll on our bodies.

BODY FAT %:  The single best determiner of how well we age is how fat we get.  Even if the scale isn’t changing, often our body composition is changing.  And since one pound of muscle burns 3 times as many calories as one pound of fat, yet takes up half the space on your body, knowing your percentage of body fat is crucial to knowing how WELL you are.

In the 8ww program we also have the patient do a comprehensive blood panel to check Triglycerides, Cholesterol, C-Reactive Protein, fasting glucose, HbA1c levels, Homocysteine levels, Insulin levels and vitamin D levels.

All of these factors are incorporated into the wellness score.

Interested in participating in the next installment of 8 weeks to wellness at Kambeitz Chiropractic?  Click here to learn more and inquire!

Infographic: Ways to Stretch out During your Workday

We’ve all heard that sitting is the new smoking. Not only are we inactive for hours while sitting at the desk during the average work day, poor posture, and desk ergonomics cause tension in necks, shoulders, wrists, and backs.

This great infographic from a Portland Chiropractor shares some tips for easy stretches that you can do at work to loosen up and move better when you leave your desk.

Portland Chiropractor Tips for Stretches at Work

From Visually.

– See more at: https://visual.ly/node/186996#sthash.oIYMv8mJ.dpuf

8WW for Golfers

The best of the Colorado golf season is just around the corner.  If you’re looking at ways to improve your game, join us for a special presentation on Monday March 13th to learn how our 8 Weeks to Wellness program can help you reach your maximum golf potential.

  • Our exercise specialists will gear your workouts specifically toward strengthening your golf swing and creating more power for your long game.
  • Massage therapy and Active Isolated Stretching and Strengthening will help keep your muscles working efficiently, improve flexibility and prevent soreness while playing.
  • Chiropractic care will create better mobility in your joints which will help you with a smoother more fluid swing.
  • The nutritional aspect of the program will help to ensure that you are choosing the proper foods and fluids to maintain energy levels and stamina throughout your golf season.

Our comprehensive 8WW for golfers program includes exercise and nutritional guidance, chiropractic, massage, stretching, meditation and much more. The program is geared specifically toward maximizing your full golf potential. Please join us for our 8 Weeks to Wellness presentation to learn more about how we can help you improve not only your golf game, but your overall health and wellness.

For more information visit us www.kambeitzchiropractic.com or call to schedule your initial exam today at 303-790-6000.

Date: Monday, March 13th, 2017 Time: 6:30-7:30 PM Location: Kambeitz Chiropractic 7100 S. Clinton St. Ste. 110, Centennial, CO 80112

Interested in attending? Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP at 303-790-6000.

Get the event brochure: 8ww for golfers

Patient Testimonial: Michelle

Thank you Michelle for sharing your Facebook review for the clinic and staff of Kambeitz Chiropractic. It is our pleasure to help you achieve your goals!

2016 KCHWC Toy Drive

Our Annual Toy Drive is back for 2016!  Patients who bring in a new, unwrapped toy will get the following discounts on the days of the toy drive.  Call to book your appointment at 303-790-6000.

On Wednesday, December 14th we will offer all existing patients, in exchange for 1 new, unwrapped toy, 20% off your adjustment.

On Thursday, December 15th all scheduled new patients will receive a consultation, computerized spinal exam and x-rays for $50 (a $280 value) in exchange for 2 new, unwrapped toys.

During the week of December 12th through December 17th we will offer 20% off all scheduled massages, in exchange for 1 new, unwrapped toy.

All proceeds will be donated to

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver

in association with the

Care 4 Colorado Toy Drive

Thanksgiving Week 2016 Hours

Thanksgiving is a time where family comes together to celebrate and give thanks. We also know that shopping, preparing food, cleaning your house and watching football can be stressful. That’s why we’re prepared to help you relieve your stress.

Here are our hours for this holiday week: Monday 22nd – 7:45 AM – 5:45 PM Tuesday 23rd – 7:45 AM – 5:45 PM Wednesday 24th – 7:45 AM – 5:45 PM Thursday 25th – Closed Friday 26th – 7:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Patient Spotlight: Janice

Chiropractic is for everyone! Our patient Janice is 90 years young, and comes in for her adjustments. She can easily be mistaken as decades younger than her actual age. Congrats Janice, we are pleased to be part of your wellness lifestyle!

Thomas shares stretching insights with Colorado Avid Golfer magazine

We are excited to be offering insights to Colorado Avid Golfer magazine about a variety of topics including stretching areas that affect a golfer’s swing.  Please be sure to follow us and Colorado Avid Golfer on Facebook for the latest tips from our staff!

Guest Speaker: The Gift of Your Presence

Join us for a guest speaker, Jamie Sarche, for a facilitated discussion on how to truly hold space for the people we love.

Many Hands raise high upWhen: 5:30pm on Thursday, April 21, 2016

Where: Kambeitz Chiropractic, 7100 S. Clinton St , Centennial, CO

What: We don’t know what to say or do in the face of death, illness, divorce. People who say things like, “you’re young, you’ll remarry” or “don’t worry, you will have other children” are really trying to help. They want to make things better for the bereaved person. We are not taught how to walk alongside someone who is grieving, so we try to put away the pain. Often, however, by trying to rescue a grieving person from their very difficult feelings, what we really do is cause them to feel isolated, alone and unable to share.

If you would like to join us, please RSVP on our meetup.com event page.

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Kambeitz Chiropractic Health & Wellness Center, P.C.
7100 S. Clinton St Suite 110
Centennial, CO 80112
Phone: 303 790-6000
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