If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... Read more
Is stress wearing you down? Are your muscles tense and your posture less than perfect? Bringing yoga, a touch of Eastern culture, into your Western lifestyle may be the perfect answer to help you unwind both your body and mind.
People of all age... Read more
In this exercise, movement will come from the shoulders and elbows.
Start by sitting on the seat and adjusting the leg-restraint pad to the appropriate height. Your feet should be flat on the floor and the pad should help keep your l... Read more
You see the computer screen, but you really don’t. It’s more like a two-foot blur. Your eyes are between open and closed, although you’re not sure where. At the moment, you have no idea what you’re working on. And it’s o... Read more
After hitting the big 4-0, a lot starts to change in your body, and the theme is decline: At that age, the surgeon general's office has said that women's bone density is "in jeopardy." Men's testosterone levels drop by one... Read more
Spending my birthday sitting at home with a string of contractors/repair appointments. On the bright side, hopefully everything should be fixed and/or upgraded before the week is out, and they'll be done by six so we can go out to dinner!... Read more
I'm sitting in my car, willing myself to get out for a run/walk, to begin again after 3 "off" weeks. I'm feeling discouraged, disappointed about starting over. Any advise? Who's been "here" before? #startingagain... Read more
Working in a call center = sitting on your butt all day. So I replaced my office chair with a stability ball. It has improved my posture and it keeps my core actively engaged. I have read you can burn up to 6% more calories than sitting in a regular... Read more
In his book "Get Up! Why Your Chair is Killing You and What You Can Do About It," health expert and inventor of the treadmill desk Dr. James Levine calls out the dangers of sitting in no uncertain terms, writing, "We all have... Read more
Last month I wrote a blog on strength training exercises for walkers. This week's blog will focus on strength training exercises geared toward cyclists.It was once believed that having endurance athletes, such as cyclists and runners, participate... Read more
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