The key to staying active is all about protecting your body from injury and preparing it for potentially strenuous physical exertion. Check out our most popular articles and exercises that can help you find your flexibility and ready yourself for your next workout.
We've compiled a list of positions and poses that are designed for the whole family to do together. Although they’re not particularly taxing or strenuous, you should always start slow with a brief warm up: Jog in place for a few minutes, or just long enough to get the muscles warm. Remember to start slow, and acknowledge that everyone needs to go at their own pace.
Performing stretches regularly is the most effective way to prevent loss of flexibility. Stretching also prevents muscle contractures and improves physical ability. Here are three simple partner assisted stretches that can help improve your flexibility.
It’s time to take a stand and protest your chair! Use Monday as an opportunity to stand up more regularly. You will be toning your muscles and increasing flexibility and coordination.
Stretching is more important than you think, especially if you spend the majority of your day sitting at a desk. Take a moment on Monday to make stretching a part of your routine, even when you’re not getting ready for an intense workout.
Standing desks can provide you with a way to stay productive while getting you on your feet. Standing instead of sitting helps alleviate long periods of inactivity, so this Monday, take action and stand up for better health! So how much do you need to stand?
Working at a desk for several hours at a time or spending a lot of time looking at your phone can be a real pain in the neck – literally. Without even realizing it, the time you spend looking down at screens could add up to painful problems that may affect your posture. Hanging your head puts as much as 50 pounds of strain on your bones and muscles, yanking your shoulders, straining your neck, and causing headaches.
Today’s technology-centric lifestyle has helped us in many ways, making daily life more efficient, portable, and entertaining. However, it has been detrimental to a very important aspect of our physical health: our posture. This Monday, we wanted to share a few tips on simple ways you can improve your posture.