Tag Archives: Exercise

Refuel with These 8 Post-Workout Snacks

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of working up a good sweat.  

A quick pre-workout snack gives your body the fuel it needs to perform at its best. However, what you eat after exercising plays a more significant role over the long-term.

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 […]

Foods That Help Reduce Joint Pain

Think about the last time you had pain in your joints. Maybe it was after playing a sport or lifting something heavy. Whatever the cause, joint pain can really put a damper on your day. But did you know that there are certain foods that can help reduce joint pain? Some foods are known to […]

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. 

Structuring Your Workouts: Exercise Order & Type

The common wisdom is that you need at least thirty minutes of physical activity a day at least five days a week. But, there are many different types of exercises that can be incorporated into a workout. Understanding which to choose and what sequence is most beneficial can help you get the most out of […]

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