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Category: General Health & Fitness
Single Arm Chest Stretch
An easy stretch for those tight computer (rounded) shoulders! You can do this stretch anywhere! All you need is a door way, a corner wall, a pillar or a fence post! It is a gentle stretch that helps open your shoulders and your chest and is perfect for anyone who spends hours at a computer […]Read More
Chest Stretch with Doorway
This easy, standing stretch requires only a doorway! Do you spend hours at a computer or on your phone? This chest opener will help open your chest and the front of your shoulders, prevent widows stoop and rounded shoulders, and reduce pain in your neck and shoulders! This stretch can also help improve alignment and […]Read More
Proactive Aging – Improve Your Quality of Life After 50
Regardless of how we approach life, time will pass and aging will occur. While this is reliable and inevitable, the status of our abilities is not pre-determined. We can end up in a variety of places on the aging scale. Where we land and the freedoms and activities we partake in later in life is […]Read More
Hip Flexor Stretch with Foam Roller
This intense hip flexor stretch is fabulous at getting deep into the hip flexors! It allows you to relax your leg into the stretch and get a deep hip flexor stretch with a straight and relaxed leg. A lot of the most common hip flexor stretches require knee bending and weight on one knee in […]Read More
Healthy Habit Development
WHAT IS A HEALTHY HABIT ? Healthy habits are the routines that add up to living a healthier life and being healthy as you age. A great example is the habit of brushing your teeth. It’s good for your dental health, heart health and helps you avoid the pain of dental problems. Most of us […]Read More
Alignment – What is it?
What is Alignment: The definition of alignment is the arrangement of something in a straight line, or in correct or appropriate relative positions. Physical alignment is all about the placement of the bones of the body and their relationship to each other. Posture is a part of physical alignment. Most people consider posture to include […]Read More
What is Pilates
Pilates is a full-body workout meant to strengthen the whole body, small and large muscles alike, as well as improve flexibility and mobility throughout the body. Typically a low impact workout, pilates can be done using props, machines or just your own body weight. History of Pilates: Created by Joseph Pilates in the early-to-mid twentieth […]Read More
It isn’t just luck! Balance is extremely important. We know that balance is important as we age, and tends to get more difficult; however, it is important for other things, too. Balance is especially important for the following: Ankle, knee or hip injuries, both for prevention and in recovery from any of these injuries. Running […]Read More
Head Pull Backs – Improve Your Upper Body Posture
Put your head back on top of your shoulders to help protect your spine and reduce neck and shoulder pain! If you find your head out in front of your body or you’re slouched often and getting pain in your neck, you might find this exercise helpful. While the intro to this video is not […]Read More