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It’s football season. Tailgate parties, 10 cent wings and two dollar drafts on Monday nights, and 18 weeks of Sundays glued to the TV with one hand on the remote, and the other hand jockeying your favorite snack chip between guacamole and queso dip.

What better time and what better sport to help illustrate what you have to do to win the battle of the bulge. Imagine you are an offensive coordinator for your favorite team. To score points and beat your opponent, are you simply going to run the ball up the middle every play? Too many “offensive coordinators” treat their workouts this way and wonder why they are not scoring enough “touchdowns.” The same 20 minute jog on the treadmill along with 10, 8, and 6 reps of the bench press is not going to produce many game winning drives.

n1570263714_133720_5851The team at Train With Corey firmly believes that the waistline war is best won as a war of attrition. . .with a relentless onslaught of a variety of exercises, angles, speeds, equipment, and rep ranges where every minute of the sessions are maximized. By keeping the workouts fresh each session with different exercises and techniques (everything from pilates, to boxing, to medicine ball throws plus everything in between), the muscles are isolated and confused to prevent stagnation and plateaus. So now the “runs up the middle” are accentuated with “quick slants”, “naked bootlegs,” and “deep bombs,” (sticking with the analogy) in a “hurry up offense” which results in calorie-crushing winning workouts. Let the post-game celebrations begin!6532_1146545475061_1570263714_389495_6887982_n

So what’s your choice? An invigorating strength and cardio challenge that changes workout to workout…

hipster_beer_belly_gutOR the ever consistent “European Elbow Raise” ?

Exclusive on-the-field access with The Train With Corey staff is available in the offices of Creative Chiropractic Solutions on the 3rd floor at the Regus Westlakes (the lucky folks there can even train in the AM or lunch). Stop in today or go to trainwithcorey.com for more information.

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“I had to fix a lot of things this morningHealth Care Reform-interests killing it 07-27-09
‘Cause they were so scrambled
But now it’s okay
I tell you I’ve got enough to do”

“Busy Doing Nothing” – The Beach Boys”

It feels like a new lie about health insurance reform crops up each day. Government taking over all health care? Not true. Euthanasia for seniors? Couldn’t be more false. Rationing of care? Reform will stop rationing, not increase it.

These lies create fear and anger, and we’re seeing the results around the country. Frightened crowds have flooded town halls, and the office of a Georgia representative was defaced with a swastika.

It’s time to set the record straight — and, more importantly, expose the special interests and partisan attack organizations behind the lies and misinformation.

That’s why we created our new “Setting the Record Straight” site. Check out the site today and then spread the word to your friends.

Visit Setting the Record Straight

As the site makes clear, these lies are no accident. They’re part of a deliberate plot by the special interests who profit from the status quo to kill any reform at all. While Americans watch their paychecks dwindle, their coverage disappear, and their businesses struggle, special interests are trying to scare folks into opposing reform.Leslie_Thompkins

Our “Setting the Record Straight” site has all the info you need to fight back, as well as easy ways to get involved in the fight for health insurance reform. We’ll be updating it often with new information debunking health care lies, so stop by regularly.

As we learned during the campaign, lies like these can spread like wildfire through viral emails and from friend to friend. The best way to stop them is to arm yourself with the facts — and make sure your friends and family know the truth.

Check out the site, and share it with everyone you know:

http://my.barackobama.com/record

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It’s been a long, long time, my what a worldBrian_Wilson730_MainPicture
There’s trouble everywhere, I’m sure you’ve heard
This must be what they mean, love conquers everything
Tell me it’s not a dream, say it’s true
Say it’s you, say it’s love

“What Love Can Do”- Brian Wilson

WHAT LOVE CAN DO, 429 Records’ collection of songs by some of the music world’s most creative songwriters is enjoying a successful launch as the title track, a new recording by Brian Wilson is powering the AC radio charts in the first weeks of release! Written by Brian Wilson, Steven Krikorian and Burt Bacharach and produced by legendary producer Phil Ramone, “What Love Can Do” was the # 1 Most Added song at adult contemporary radio in late July, setting off a march up the charts in tandem with the release last week of the album of the same name. what-love-can-doWHAT LOVE CAN DO is a project put together by Phil Ramone that brings together celebrated musicians such as Brian Wilson, Kris Kristofferson, Kenny Loggins, Burt Bacharach and many others each of whom have gone back into the studio to recreate one of their all-time hits as well as record a brand new song. It’s a unique idea where artists, under the creative genius of Phil Ramone, record a fresh take on a timeless classic while also offering an up-to-date example of their artistry. Key AC stations such as KWAV (Monteray, CA) and WCDV (Baton Rouge, LA) have already embraced the new song which finds Wilson at the top of his form. WHAT LOVE CAN DO was released on 429 Records on August 4.

WHAT LOVE CAN DO is more than just a nostalgic look back for the artist and the listener but it’s a heartfelt message from each artist involved that their music is more vibrant and evocative than ever. The lineup of artists participating in the project is truly stellar representing the pop, rock, folk and jazz genres.

1) “God Only Knows” Brian Wilson

2) “Un Baile Del Corazon” Stephen Bishop

3) “Your Goodbye” Richard Marx

4) “A Love Song” Kenny Loggins

5) “Sunday Morning Coming Down” Kris Kristofferson

6) “I Still Remember” Burt Bacharach, John Pagano

7) “Rainbow Connection” Paul Williams, Willie Nelson

8) “Hold On To The Nights” Richard Marx

9) “The Wonder” Kris Kristofferson

10) “I’ll Remember Your Name” Kenny Loggins

11) “New Music From An Old Friend” Paul Williams, Jane Monheit

12) “Save It For A Rainy Day” Stephen Bishop, Eric Clapton

13) “Alfie” Burt Bacharach, Peabo Bryson

14) “How About Now” Kenny Loggins

15) “What Love Can Do” Brian Wilson

In addition, Brian Wilson is gearing up for a tour of the U.S. beginning in October. Confirmed dates include:

October 23 – Soaring Eagle Casino Mount Pleasant, MI

October 24 – Pabst Theatre Milwaukee, WI

October 26 – Count Basie Theatre Red Bank, NJ

October 27 – Bergen Performing Arts Center Englewood, NJBrianWilson2

October 29 – Keswick Theatre Glenside, PA

October 31 – Sandler Center for the Performing Arts Virginia Beach, VA

November 1 – Creative Arts Center at WVU Morgantown, WV

November 3 – The Capitol Center Concord, NH

November 4 – Lupos Heartbreak Hotel Providence, RI

November 6 – Carnegie Music Hall Pittsburgh, PA

November 8 – The Capital One Bank Theatre Westbury, NY

November 10 – The Egg Albany, NY

November 11 – Kirby Center Wilkes Barre, PA

November 12 – Lowell Memorial Auditorium Lowell, MA

November 13 – Community Theater at Mayo Morristown, NJ

December 3 – Canyon Club Agoura Hills, CA

December 5 – Harrah’s Lake Tahoe Stateline, NV

429 Records is a unit of the Savoy Label Group (SLG). SLG is the North American unit of CME (Columbia Music Entertainment), the oldest music company in Japan. The Savoy Label Group has evolved into a leading independent company consistently outperforming competitors in key music categories as monitored by Billboard Magazine. SLG is lead by Steve Vining and CME is headed by Chairman Strauss Zelnick, founder of Zelnick Media which owns interests in and manages an array of media companies.

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1287777170_ceef0d8d58_oAmericans spend more on health care than people do elsewhere, but somehow we spend more for less.

Most of us have no clue about the actual cost of our medical care until the bills arrive, because hospitals and doctors don’t publish their charges. The cost of insurance goes up and up, with fewer services covered. Millions of Americans needlessly suffer or die from preventable medical errors and infections.

It doesn’t have to be this way. Costs can come down and quality can improve if we stop letting the insurance companies run the show, make billing clear and simple, and focus on prevention and managing chronic illness better.

You can make a difference by taking our pledge and joining our effort to make health care a top priority for our nation’s leaders.

THE PLEDGE:
I want to join with other Americans to support action, answers and accountability. It is time to:

* * Give my family security that we will have quality care when we need it at a cost we can afford;
* * Make hospitals and doctors more transparent about the cost and quality of care they offer;225px-Unclesam_comics
* * Eliminate unnecessary bureaucracy between patients and the care they need;
* * End long waits for care;
* * Examine all solutions that will ensure all Americans access to quality, affordable care, with input from real people like me.

Sign the pledge here

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/411857645?z00m=15215845

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‘I was lyin’ in my room and the news came on t.v.superman2
A lotta people out there hurtin’ and it really scares me

Hey love and mercy that’s what you need tonight
So, love and mercy to you and your friends tonight…”

“Love and Mercy”- Brian Wilson

Did you see today’s breaking news? A former health insurance executive just went on record saying that right-wing mobs at town halls are the result of “stealth efforts by health insurance companies.”1 And The Huffington Post reports that dirty energy companies are helping bankroll the mobs.2

It’s infuriating—but the good news is that everyday folks are fighting back. And the great news is that we’re making strides. In city after city, MoveOn Councils are proving to the media that the vast majority of Americans support the change agenda that President Obama ran on.

As we ramp up our “Real Voices for Change” campaign, here are some recent inspiring stories from MoveOn Councils around the country:

* We’re keeping it positive. At a town hall in Charlottesville, Virginia, national media were expecting a hostile and extremist crowd—but Rep. Tom Perriello was met by a large and very friendly group. NBC reported, for the most part the crowd was subdued and in support of reforming the system.3 An event with Rep. Joe Sestak in Philadelphia, where the local MoveOn Council helped to turn people out, was “overwhelmingly civil.”4 In Denver, at a high-profile event with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a few right-wing protesters compared President Obama to Hitler—but progressive protesters vastly outnumbered them.5

ReaganAndSuperman* We’re making direct contact with decision-makers. At a Jobs Fair in northwest Indiana, Council Coordinator David Lambeth handed a flyer supporting a REAL public option directly to Senator Evan Bayh—a key vote on health care reform—and had a quick conversation with him. The Council had organized a flyering event at that Jobs Fair precisely to create such a face-to-face opportunity.

* The media is taking notice. Our signs and footage from MoveOn events are all over the news, including several national spots on MSNBC and NBC Nightly News (one of the most-watched shows on TV). And in one wild moment, conservative Tom Tancredo—a former Colorado congressman—actually waved a MoveOn health care sign on MSNBC!

* We’re getting good responses from members of Congress—even in “red” states. In Johnson County, KS, the Council organized a “honk and wave” outside of Rep. Dennis Moore’s office. (Rep. Moore is a “blue dog” who supports the public option.) As Organizer Ian Rogers reported:

Despite some right-wing protesters who showed up and tried to disrupt the event, the members stayed strong and their efforts paid off. About twenty minutes after the right-wing protesters showed, Rep. Moore himself drove by theheathcareprotest2 honk and wave. He honked, the tea-baggers booed, and Moore gave the thumbs up to our people and honked again.

Thank you so much for all you’re doing to push back against the misconception that right-wing extremists speak for all of us. And there’s much more to do in the weeks ahead—keep it up.

Sources:

1. “Former exec: Insurers fomenting town hall chaos,” The Hill, August 12, 2009

http://www.moveon.org/r?r=51752&id=16809-11381997-15G4lTx&t=2

2. “Townhall Mobs—Brought to you by Big Oil and Dirty Coal,” The Huffington Post, August 7, 2009

http://www.moveon.org/r?r=51753&id=16809-11381997-15G4lTx&t=3

3. “Tom in Your Town Hits Charlottesville,” NBC, August 11, 2009

http://www.nbc29.com/Global/story.asp?S=10885372

4. “Sestak health-care meeting a spoonful of sugar,” Philadelphia Enquirer, August 13, 2009

http://www.moveon.org/r?r=51754&id=16809-11381997-15G4lTx&t=4

5. Pelosi Protesters, Including Kid In Stroller, Compare Obama to Hitler, The Huffington Post, August 8, 2009

http://www.moveon.org/r?r=51755&id=16809-11381997-15G4lTx&t=5

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From the SingleWoman.com website …..

If you are a single woman, right now you are the forgotten constituent in this very important healthcare reform debate.

202px-Loislane_comicsIn previous articles, we’ve explained that single women in their twenties – pay more than men the same age.

(I guess that’s a way for our insurance companies to tell us that we’re high maintenance. That’s okay: they are slowly taking away the once-included- in- your-premium preventative healthcare that makes that an issue — you know, things like pap smears and and mammograms.)

And despite paying more than our male counterparts, we also make less than them, which means healthcare costs are a bigger portion of our overall income.

Isn’t any surprise that many women can’t afford any healthcare at all?

So, who is keeping you from getting a government-paid benefit enjoyed by every other First World country?

Your elected officials. These are the same people who have their own, generous healthcare plans — thanks to you, who voted them into their positions.

Worse yet, they are being paid by our insurance companies, the pharmaceutical companies, and hospital corporations to make sure we never get the one thing every other government on earth offers its citizens: free healthcare.175126-wonder-woman_400

These companies are also sending mobs to shout down any town hall meetings where the issue of a government healthcare option can be discussed.

Well, we  have a voice, too.

Don’t be shouted down.

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// Sign our petition here.

Our goal is 100,000 signatures by Labor Day, which we will then present it to the Senate and the Congress.

The simple truth: it’s now or never. If our elected officials know we’re watching the money flowing from us and to them, if they know our next vote will be to their competitors, they’ll have to listen to us.

So make your voice heard.

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‘Anna lee, Anna lee, the healersupergirl36

Healer with the healing hands

Makes you well as quick as she can

You’d love to see those smiling eyes

Of Anna Lee”

“Anna Lee the Healer” – The Beach Boys

Berwyn, PA – Mary Milton, Pennsylvania state certified Massage Therapist, has joined the staff at Creative Chiropractic Solutions at their Berwyn office in the Westlakes office park.

Milton has experience with Swedish Massage, Sports Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Deep Tissue Modalities, Prenatal Massage, Chair Massage and Hydrotherapy. She completed her massage education with a 750-hour training program at the COMTA accredited Pennsylvania School of Muscle Therapy at Cortiva Institute.

“My massages with Mary are relaxing and rejuvenating. I highly recommend her,” stated client Rick Wood, “”From her Hot Stone Massage to Swedish Massage, Mary’s massages have become a great way to relax and alleviate stress.”

MaryMilton is available by appointment at the 1055 Westlakes Drive, Suite 300 location on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 – 5:00. Her rates are $45 for a 30 minute massage, and $80 for an hour. In addition to her office appointments, she is also available on a referral-only basis for in-home massages. For pricing and other information, please call 484-467-1055.

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