Staying Hydrated.

Agape Community, This week we are focusing on hydration! The human body is composed of 60% water which is why staying hydrated is so important. Hydration is the process of causing something to absorb water. Water is a daily necessity for our bodies. It pr

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Be Kind To Your Mind

Agape Community, As our facility, the gentleGYM has recently reopened, we can’t wait to see you again. We are taking social distancing and sanitary precautions to keep the safety of our members and patients first. We want all of you to feel comfortable

The reason YOU are responsible for ...

Much will be required from one who is given much; if someone is entrusted with much, even more will be expected in return. -Luke 12:48 “Your amygdala didn’t make you do it. Wait, do what? You are not your brain structures. Your amygdala-or any

Help Your Nutrition Behavior

The average New Year’s Resolution lasts 10 days. That’s right, research has shown that most people ditch their resolutions by January 12th. However, we have all heard that it takes 21 days to form a habit, and those are the floss-every-night kind

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Get A Grip On Your Chronic Pain

Pain is a normal, even necessary, human experience but living with chronic pain is not normal. Chronic pain is increasing  because we focus on the tissues and muscles when we should really be focusing on the root of the pain: sensitivity in the nervous s

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Aquatic Therapy Makes a Splash!

Agape Therapy’s new location, gentleGym, is introducing aquatic therapy to the Cedar Valley. What is Aquatic therapy?Aquatic therapy is an evidence-based and skilled practice of the physical therapy that takes place in an aquatic environment. A licensed

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The Trick About Your trueCore!

When I say the word “core” what do you think about? Maybe a toned midsection or a guy with 6-pack abs. Although these may describe parts of the core, it does not exactly get to the heart of the matter. Your trueCore, as Agape names it, alludes to the

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Decompression with Cupping

Myofascial Decompression (MFD) is a traditional Chinese medicine treatment that has been around for thousands of years and has recently re-gained popularity. Many viewers of the Olympics may recall seeing round bruises or red marks on athletes and wonderi

Better Belly Breathing

Importance of Diaphragmatic Breathing What is diaphragmatic breathing? Diaphragmatic breathing is essentially deep breathing (belly breathing), using your diaphragm muscle. When you use your diaphragm muscle to breathe, it is the most efficient way of bre