Exercises

Yoga and Your Health

Yoga involves more than just learning different poses and getting into funny looking postures. It can be very beneficial to your health. Not only does it help you relax and reduce stress, but assists with breathing and whole body well being. If you are considering yoga, working... Continue reading

Swiss Ball Exercises For Seniors

As we age, the loss of muscle strength, flexibility, lung and heart function, and decreasing bone strength are a reality. Exercising by seniors seems to be decreasing for various reasons. These may include pain, lack of confidence, or lack of proper instruction and education. A very simple and easy method to improve body strength..... Continue reading

Lower Back Strengthening Exercises

There are several pathways to strengthen the lower back. This may include club workouts, personal trainers, exercise videos and other health care prescribed programs. This article outlines 6 basic actions that can be done at home or work with very little time invested in the routine. Prior to performing this group of strengthening exercises, the first step in your lower back care should be.... Continue reading

Lower Back Stretching Exercises

Stretching is a key component for a healthy back. Flexibility of the back is a cornerstone for stopping or controlling lower back pain. This article outlines a series of basic stretches for lower back health. These exercises are a few of the many that are available for people with lower back problems. They are meant to give you a basic routine that is effective..... Continue reading

Stretching Exercises for the Neck and Upper Back

This article outlines a few basic stretches for the neck and upper back. These stretches are meant to provide you with some daily stretching activity that can provide relief for stiffness and tightness in the muscles and joints. Basic stretching exercises are easy to perform and the results can be helpful in controlling intermittent neck and upper back discomfort from repetitive or stressful activities....... Continue reading

Stretching Exercises for the Upper Extremities

This article outlines basic stretches for the upper extremities. These stretches are meant to provide you with some stretching activity that can provide relief for stiffness and tightness in the muscles and joints. They can help you get ready for everyday work routines from repetitive activities like knitting and sewing to athletic competition. Basic stretching exercises are easy........ Continue reading

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