Category Archives: Exercise & Injury Prevention

3 Huge Benefits of Aerobic Exercise

When you hear the word “aerobics,” you might think of Richard Simmons and the classic aerobics videos that were popular in the 80’s.

While the attire and exercise moves might seem a little silly now, aerobic exercise is extremely beneficial to our bodies.

4 exercises to get in shape this Spring Season

Spring is almost here! The days are getting longer, flowers are starting to bloom, birds are chirping, leaves are coming out (hopefully), and life is starting to come back. It’s the perfect timing to get in shape. Actually, it doesn’t matter what season it is — you should be exercising whenever you can because it […]

Crack That Joint! How You Can Make Your Body Flexible Through Stretching

Do you feel stiff and achy? Do you find it hard to move around like you used to? If so, you’re not alone. Most people experience some degree of stiffness as they age. However, there are things you can do to improve your flexibility and reduce your pain. One of those things is stretching. Stretching […]

Create a Fitness Routine with Your Partner this February

February is the month of love, and what could be more loving than getting fit together as a couple? Working out with your partner can provide extra motivation to stick to your routine, keep you on track, and help you both achieve your fitness goals. Here are some tips for creating a fitness routine with […]

6 Exercise Tips To Help You Strengthen Your Joints

6 Exercise Tips

If you’re like most people, you probably take your joints for granted. But if you don’t take care of them, they can start to wear down over time. Here are some exercises on how to strengthen your joints and keep them healthy.   Exercise 1 – Pushups   The classic pushup is a staple chest-building […]

3 Powerful Steps to Improve Your Range of Motion

It happens so slowly you don’t always notice it: as you age, your range of motion has a natural tendency to decrease. You may see that you have a harder time reaching behind you, for instance, to get your glasses off the counter. Or, when you drop something, simply bending over to pick it up isn’t as easy as it used to be.

As you get up there in years, you find that you can’t get down there quite as easily as you could when you were younger!
While that’s the bad news, the good news is this: it’s not inevitable. A combination of targeted physical activities and dietary changes can stave off stiffness and improve your active range of motion.

7 Joint Tips for the Lifelong Athlete

Joint discomfort impacts millions of people in the United States and abroad.  Chronic joint stiffness and achiness can become debilitating, particularly when it results in fatigue, weakness, and lack of range of motion.

For the lifelong athlete, lack of movement translates to a lack of play, fun, and wellbeing.

Aging is an inevitable process, but there are strategies and daily habits that can help you manage and support your joints and the quality of life you want.

Everyone is different, so try to see which tips and combinations offer you the best results. 

Heat vs. Ice for Joint Care

 

Heat and ice packs are common recommendations for joint injury, but which is better and why? What is it about these two seemingly forms of therapy that can help joints move and feel better? 

If you want to know whether you should ice that sore knee or put a heat pack on it, this post can help you decide.

15 Snacks to Keep You Fueled During Your Workout

Everyone’s requirements are different, based on their own physiology, goals, and the activities that they include in their workout. But, there are a few consistent themes in which snacks work best to keep you fueled and energetic during your activities.   When to Eat Your Pre-Workout Snack Nutritionists recommend having your snack 45 minutes to […]

5 Common Golf Injuries

Effective swings in golf require strong effort. The explosive nature of the move can be a great deal of stress on your body, particularly your joints. Because of this, most professional golfers deal with some sort of golf-related injury eventually. However, golf injuries are not limited to the pros; casual golfers get injured, too. Let’s […]

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