Aging

Aging

Maintaining an active lifestyle as we age… People often ask if the loss of mobility, flexibility and vitality is just a normal part of the aging process. The answer is a definite no; aging does not have to result in physical limitations.  The common bent over...
Back Pain

Back Pain

Suffering from recurring back pain? A recent research study demonstrated people with chronic low back pain really do move differently from people without preexisting back pain issues, and also cannot balance as well. When compared to pain-free individuals, and even in...
Falls and Balance

Falls and Balance

I don’t want to fall, again… Fall Prevention & Balance People with good posture are not only healthier and more active, but poor posture also has a dramatic effect on another growing problem facing older adults: poor balance and falls. According to the...
Breathe Deeply to Reduce Stress

Breathe Deeply to Reduce Stress

Breathe Deeply to Reduce Stress Deep breathing increases lung capacity and elasticity and overall breathing capacity. Increased oxygen intake fights free radicals and nourishes every aspect of your body. Breath is the connection between mind and body. When someone is...
Sitting too much?

Sitting too much?

Move your Body Most Americans spend more than half their waking lives folded in a sitting position. We sit to drive to work, sit at work, sit to eat lunch, sit to drive home, sit to eat dinner and then sit to relax and watch television. The problem with sitting is it...
Poor Posture and Pain

Poor Posture and Pain

Straighten Up with Posture Exercise Not only does weak posture cause pain, but poor posture can literally make you sick! Posture affects and moderates every physiological function from breathing to hormone production. Researchers attribute problems such as spinal...

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