We’ve been over this before: one of the best things you can do for your health is to exercise regularly. No matter your age, exercise keeps you more vibrant and less prone to illness. Exercise makes you happier, stronger, more energetic, mentally s
Life just wouldn’t be the same without our bones. For one thing, we’d all be lying around like jellyfish on a beach. We’re just no good without that internal support system that keeps our muscles and internal organs anchored in place. With that
If you’re not worried about your back, you should be. Low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, and half of all Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year.
Compounding the issue is that back pain is sneaky. Y
If you’re bothered by osteoarthritis, you might be concerned by the effects of exercise on your condition. With pain in your knee joints, for example, just the thought of the added stress from exercise could be enough to keep you on the couch. But
Looking for a little extra happiness? Move. No, we’re not talking about packing your house into a U-Haul and heading for the coast. All you really need to do is get out of your chair and take a stroll around the office.
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We should all be familiar by now with the government’s official Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, which recommend that for substantial health benefits, adults should get at least 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise (or at least 75 m
This year was going to be different, wasn’t it? You were going to hit the gym four days a week. You were going to prepare your own balanced, healthy lunch and dinner every day. You even bought an organizer to map out your life and keep all your big
You’ve probably heard of RICE — not the food, but the acronym for a common treatment protocol: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. If you’ve ever had an athletic injury or even just sore muscles, someone has probably given you that advice.