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How Much Should I Exercise? Tips For Cardio And Strength Training

Experts flood the health and wellness field, each offering sometimes contradictory advice for appropriate amounts of physical activity. Wondering "how much should I exercise?" Fortunately, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has analyzed the data and issued guidelines that people can follow to stay fit. Here's what you should know. How much should I exercise?  [...]

2019-01-02T12:17:06-07:00January 14th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How Much Should I Exercise? Tips For Cardio And Strength Training

Start Exercising: It Could Change Your Life

Could exercise change your life? In one simple, precise, and perfectly accurate answer: yes. Here's why and how you can start exercising in 2019. Why is it so important to start exercising? We’ve heard the statistics. Two-thirds of people in the U.S. are considered overweight. We also know our lifestyles have greatly changed in the [...]

2019-01-02T11:16:51-07:00January 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Start Exercising: It Could Change Your Life

Is Walking Good For Lower Back Pain?

Back pain is the second leading cause for visits to the doctor and the most common reason for missed work. Economically, low back pain alone costs the U.S. $100-$200 billion annually. On a personal level, back pain impacts a person’s ability to function in life every day, from small things like cooking dinner to picking [...]

2018-06-27T18:50:52-07:00July 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Is Walking Good For Lower Back Pain?

14 Ways To Exercise Smarter And Better At Work

We spend over half of our lives split between full-time work (2,000 hours) and eight hours of nightly sleep (2,920). The other 44% of our life may be spent running errands and taking care of our families. But when is there time to take care of ourselves? The good news is that it is easy [...]

2018-01-04T11:33:13-07:00January 8th, 2018|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 14 Ways To Exercise Smarter And Better At Work

Here’s How You’re Going To Nail 2018’s New Year’s Resolutions

Developing new habits and keeping to resolutions is a matter of persistence, focus, and perseverance. Thinking about making a change is a lot more fun than carrying through with it once resistance sets in. But, with some simple techniques, like using SMART goals and using one key habit to influence all others, we know you're [...]

2017-12-15T19:03:11-07:00January 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Here’s How You’re Going To Nail 2018’s New Year’s Resolutions

This Is What We Know About Exercise And The Brain

By now we all know that exercise is great for the body. After all, it increases strength, stamina, and longevity; reduces obesity; and reduces the risk of mortality from disease like diabetes and heart disease. It's also one of the most important treatment aspects for chronic pain patients. New findings are going deeper than that, [...]

2017-07-07T17:27:52-07:00July 17th, 2017|Tags: , |Comments Off on This Is What We Know About Exercise And The Brain

16 Simple (And Fun!) Exercises For Sciatica Leg Pain

The best exercises for sciatica leg pain include stretches that can relieve tightness, yoga poses to reduce tension, and cardio activities like dancing and walking. Learn more about how you can start incorporating these exercises for sciatica leg pain into your daily routine to help you relieve your pain. Performing exercises for sciatica leg pain [...]

2017-03-07T08:58:43-07:00October 24th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 16 Simple (And Fun!) Exercises For Sciatica Leg Pain

Relieve Middle Back Pain With These Exercises

Middle back pain can be a tricky subject and many patients never find out the root cause of it. This is in part due to how complex the back is: it is made up of bones, joints, muscles, and ligaments, each of which can be affected in multiple different ways. This can be seen by [...]

2016-07-13T16:57:22-07:00July 22nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Relieve Middle Back Pain With These Exercises

5 Knee Pain Exercises

Joint pain can have a negative effect on everyday life, making almost everything you do a painful chore. Knee pain is especially annoying as you are reminded of it each time you get out of bed or simply move from one place to the next. It doesn’t help that knees are the most commonly injured [...]

2016-07-02T16:26:42-07:00July 4th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 5 Knee Pain Exercises