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Chair Yoga For Seniors And Those With Limited Mobility: 12 Poses To Try

Part of getting older is a gradual slowing down. Far from the frantic pace of youth and middle age, many seniors have a unique opportunity to take their time in their daily activities. For some, injuries or chronic pain may require a slower pace, while other seniors may just want [...]

By |2019-09-09T14:20:36-07:00September 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Chair Yoga For Seniors And Those With Limited Mobility: 12 Poses To Try

How To Practice Easy Yoga For Arthritis: 9 Poses To Try

Arthritis can make every day challenging. From the moment you open your eyes in the morning to when you lay your head back down on the pillow at night, even the smallest of actions can come with pain. Worse, arthritis may be so painful that you feel like any movement [...]

By |2019-08-19T11:37:39-07:00August 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How To Practice Easy Yoga For Arthritis: 9 Poses To Try

4 Incredibly Important Benefits Of Fibromyalgia Exercise

When you are suffering from the fatigue, deep muscle soreness, and overall pain associated with fibromyalgia, the last thing on your mind is probably exercise. In fact, when doctors first began to diagnose fibromyalgia, they recommended lots of rest and relaxation. It turns out, however, that fibromyalgia exercise can be [...]

By |2019-01-02T12:48:01-07:00January 14th, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 4 Incredibly Important Benefits Of Fibromyalgia Exercise

6 Benefits Of Exercise For Seniors, And How To Get Started

It is a long-accepted belief that as we age it is appropriate (and expected) that we will slow down. We may even stop exercising altogether, but research shows that exercise for seniors can have a host of benefits. Here's what we know and how seniors can get started exercising. 6 [...]

By |2019-01-02T11:47:59-07:00January 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 6 Benefits Of Exercise For Seniors, And How To Get Started

16 Stretches For Lower Back Pain You Can Do At Work Or At Home

When experiencing lower back pain, exercise is often the number one prescription for both treatment and prevention. While some lower back pain exercises focus on stretching and lengthening, others look at strengthening the muscles of the spine and abdomen for better support. Here are our favorite stretches for lower back pain, [...]

By |2018-10-30T16:10:35-07:00November 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Your Guide To Getting Started With Exercise (And Why You Should!)

We know exercise is good for us. Keeping active can help manage weight, lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol, and make us feel better in general. But it turns out that’s not all exercise can do. Scientists are still finding and proving additional benefits of exercise, and some of them are [...]

By |2018-07-26T16:47:43-07:00August 1st, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Your Guide To Getting Started With Exercise (And Why You Should!)

14 Herniated Disc Exercises To Try, 4 To Avoid

A herniated disc is one of the most painful – and common – back injuries in the U.S. Once you receive a diagnosis of herniated disc, you may have questions about using exercise to help heal your back. Here are 14 safe herniated disc exercises to try (and four herniated [...]

By |2018-07-03T14:29:36-07:00July 4th, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 14 Herniated Disc Exercises To Try, 4 To Avoid

Your Guide To The Best Exercises For Osteoporosis

Bones are living tissue and, because of this, the body is constantly absorbing and replacing minerals from bones. When the body begins to absorb minerals faster than it can replace them, bone density decreases. This decrease in bone density can lead to osteoporosis, which literally means “porous bone.” Osteoporosis causes bones to [...]

By |2018-05-23T15:55:06-07:00June 11th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Your Guide To The Best Exercises For Osteoporosis

How To Make New Year’s Resolutions That Will Last All Year

Each December, untold numbers of people create a list of New Year’s health resolutions, eager to hit the gym, lose some pounds, or become healthier starting in January. Health clubs fill up, hopes run high, and then, somewhere along the way, momentum fades. Just 8% of people achieve their New [...]

By |2017-12-21T13:02:23-07:00January 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How To Make New Year’s Resolutions That Will Last All Year