Mar 15, 2018, Podcast: 382 – How To Increase Mobility, Vaporizing Essential Oils, Everything You Need To Know About Garlic For Health, and How To Get Rid Of Sun Spots.
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How To Increase Mobility [00:23:05] Anthony says: My main issue is, no matter how hard I try, I can’t seem to get flexible. I have been doing squats, stretching, martial arts, and a bunch of different things for well over 3 years and no matter what I can’t get any flexibility or rotation. I can barely squat but I can do everything else. I don’t know what to do. Do you have any answers? The problem is in my arms (overhead), legs (can’t touch my toes) and torso (rotation).
In my response, I recommend: -Kion Aminos -Kion Flex -Primal Collagen -My article on mobility -My audio on the Alexander technique Vaporizing Essential Oils [00:43:11] Katie says: Recently you talked about Vaping essential oils. I was wondering if you could give us more details on that. I have a bunch of friends who live very healthy lifestyles aside from the fact that they can’t give up their vapes. How does vaping essential oils compare to a regular vape? How much smoke does it produce? How is the flavour? How do you choose your…