NEW YEAR, NEW YOU
Week 3: Motion is Life
Dr. Cole Bradburn, D.C.
MOTION IS LIFE
Everything in your body that is
keeping you alive is moving
heart, lungs, brain signals,
In fact, these vital organs need
movement in order to function
In the beginning, God created
man to move.
Before technology, everything
having to do with survival
like Pastor Jim says, God can’t steer a parked car.
Building shelter, traveling, farming, hunting = physical action.
MOTION IS LIFE - USE IT OR LOSE IT
“The Law of Adaptation”
God put us here to
survive, so your body
adapts to stresses placed
When you adapt to
something, you un-adapt
to something else (ex -
warm & cold climates,
If you move, your body will
adapt to get stronger, leaner,
and healthier. If you don’t:
weaker, sicker, heavier.
Your body streamlines itself for what it has to handle on a regular basis
FUNDAMENTAL SCIENTIFIC TRUTHS
1. All living things are composed of cells working in balance
in a self-healing and self-regulating organism.
2.Our bodies are programmed for normal, balanced, healthy
function. They do not function outside of balance unless
forced to adapt to a physical, chemical, emotional, or a
spiritual stressor (toxicities and deficiencies).
3.We are programmed with the perfect recipe for health; it is
our choices and living environment that will determine if
the proper ingredients are supplied.
4.Sickness is a lack of health (like darkness is a lack of light).
if you are deﬁcient in movement, you are unable to process nutrition
if you are deﬁcient in nutrition, you are unable to move properly
if you are emotionally/spiritually deﬁcient, you are unable to move/nutr
Physical health, mental health, spiritual health all are linked to Motion
WHAT IS STRESS?
Stress is always present, and in
Physical - injury, posture, Stress Chemical
repetitive use, lack of motion.
Chemical - what you eat, drink,
put on your skin, pollution Emotional
Emotional - work, home, muscles
Spiritual - not connected with joints
God, missing prime time, not
in prayer, etc..
*ﬁnger proprioception participation stress depresses immune system
Alarm->Adaptation->Exhaustion->Death (General Adaptation Syn)
introduce subluxation. an interference in the nervous system
Subluxation is a stress response and movement deﬁciency problem.
RESEARCH ON STRESS
Movement is the innate way we have to return to balance (naturally decrease
stress/anxiety and increase pleasure/learning) - J. Chestnut “Innate Physical
Eaton & Eaton: Human Physical Activity & Implications on Health 2003
“At present, human genes and human lives are incongruent, especially in
affluent Western nations. When our genes were originally created, daily
physical exertion was obligatory.”
2001 Stress & Disease: Who Gets Sick, Who Stays Well - Michael Meaney, Ph.D.
“Chronic stress has lead to cognition changes and brain shrinkage.
Chronic movement (stimulation) results in brain connection increase.”
“Stress sharpens signal detection at the expense of
concentration.” (Stressed person becomes easily distracted).
Stress used to be a response for survival.
Tiger - ﬁght or run - the key was movement to burn off the stress (hormones). Now we sit at
a computer, anticipate future stressful events, bad hair day, etc..
When we dwell on the neg we become more oversensitive and over reactive.
RESEARCH ON STRESS
So stress puts your body into “survival mode.”
You are not growing, adapting, & healing in survival
When stress occurs, one of two things happen:
1. You deal with it immediately
2.You store in your muscles/nervous system muscles
How do you deal with stress? Motion
1. Chiropractic Adjustments
*you don’t score points on defense.
since nerves control every muscle/organ/gland/cell, if they aren’t functioning at 100% you are
not working/healing at 100%
Chiropractic is a system of understanding how
the body communicates vital messages
Without communication of life in body
parts, they cease to be alive.
Ronald Pero, Ph.D.
“Subluxations decrease the genetic potential
of the human species.”
Only a chiropractic adjustment removes
subluxation & reprograms the nervous system.
It introduces specific motion at “locked”
areas, releasing deeply held stress
Balance & Tension.
If your spine stays out of balance, it can
put tension on your nervous system
If you live in a state of chronic tension, “It is possible to be well adjusted
and not be well. It is not
then you throw your entire nervous possible to be well unless you
system out of balance. are well adjusted.”
when you keep someone adjusted they stay out of survival mode and the nervous system can
start learning from its environment and expand its efficiency (increase health)
BENEFITS OF CHIROPRACTIC
Increased Energy, Increased Immune Function,
Increased Metabolism, Decreased “Brain Fog”
increased cardiac function, increased CD4 & immunoglobulins
decreased triglyceride, decreased BP
This is a pre- and post-functional MRI of a female’s brain. She is performing the action of
wiggling her left ankle.
What is the most important nutrient
in the body?
“Do you not know that in a
Oxygen race all the runners run, but
You can go weeks without food only one gets the prize? Run in
such a way as to get the prize.”
You can go days without water -- 1 Corinthians 9:24
You can only go minutes without
Exercise is important because
without it, your body becomes
inefficient at taking in, absorbing,
storing, and using oxygen. As a
result, you are literally choking
yourself to death slowly.
Signs of oxygen depletion: fatigue, injury, memory loss, joint pain, sleep disorders,
BENEFITS OF EXERCISE
As You Move, You Will Build Health
•Provides energy •Combats low blood sugar
•Prevents injury •Combats depression
•Decrease memory loss •Increases libido
•Decrease joint/muscle pain •Burns fat/builds muscle
•Combat infections •Improves digestion
•Fights sleep disorders •Elevates mood
•Increased metabolism •Decreases anxiety
Q: Why don’t people exercise?
A: Takes too long, Is too boring, Is too painful
EXERCISE BY MAN
Pushing your heart, lungs,
muscles, joints to their
Man decided this was good to
do. Exercising this way
increases the potential for:
THE HEART OF THE MATTER
Aerobic exercise - kicks in around
the 15 minute mark of sustained
movement that is increasing your
Also called Cardio. Utilizes heart
& lungs. (walk, jog, bike, swim)
The second you start sweating
and your heart starts pounding
Arteries get stronger, more
flexible, and larger
Blood sugar & insulin balance
Increased lung function
(removal of CO)
More blood vessels being
YOUR MOVING ZONES
Zone 1 - Max Heart Rate (MHR)
MHR = 220 - your age
Number of heart beats/min you should not exceed
during exercise. Training at or near this is painful
Zones 2 & 3 - Fat burning zones. Heart rate you want for
experiencing exercise that is effective, pain free, &
Fat Utilization Rate (FUR) 55-75% of MHR
Comfortable way for anyone at any level to exercise
and burn fat 5 days per week.
Performance Enhancement Rate (PER) 75-85% MHR
Increase athletic performance (distance & speed)
while burning fat.
Zone 4 - Sugar Utilization Rate (SUR) - at or near MHR.
While exercising at SUR, you are burning sugar instead
of fat. There is a great deal of dangerous stress being
placed on your joints and cardiovascular system.
YOUR MOVING ZONES
Example: 40 years old
MHR = 220 - 40. MHR = 180
FUR = 55-75% of (180) = 99-135 bpm
PER = 75-85% of (180) = 135-153 bpm
For increased accuracy of FUR & PER:
Raise by 5 beats if you are regularly
Raise by 10 beats if you are an
Lower by 5 beats if you are just starting
Lower by 10 beats if you are on
medication or recovering from illness.
ﬁnger on wrist or neck, take for 10 seconds x 6
ACTION STEPS WEEK 3
Eat 5 foods by God per day
Eat 4-5 times per day
Begin food replacement*
Choose any simple exercise to do three times a week
for 20 minutes
5 -10-5 (5 warm up, 10 FUR, 5 cool down)
Try to be time-less
If you are feeling like you are always running out of
time, you are right! This feeling of hurry creates
tremendous stress. Slowing down to pay attention
to God, your family, and your health will begin
creating peace that can only come by those areas of
your life beginning to work out.
15 minute Spiritual Triathalon
5 minutes prayer time
5 minutes Bible time
5 minutes quiet time
*Look for healthier versions of the most prominent Food by Man in your diet so you can
reduce FBM and increase FBG.
John 3:30 - “He must Increase, I must Decrease”
SUMMARY WEEK 1-3
Health is largely wisdom that was passed down through
generations (eat well, move well, think well, connect well).
At some point, our common sense was taken away by
convenience, advertising, and marketing. The secret to a
healthy life and feeling young is to keep your body moving
properly so it does not deteriorate prematurely (chiropractic
adjustments, exercise), eating from God’s garden (raw fruits
& vegetables, grass fed organic meat), and maintaining
hope, faith, and an optimistic outlook.
Modern illnesses are avoidable, modern health is attainable.
Thomas Edison quote
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the
human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.