How to Exercise When You Have Arthritis

People with arthritis should always discuss their exercise plans with a doctor. The amount and form of exercise recommended for each individual will vary depending on:   which joints are involved the amount of inflammation how stable the joints are whether a joint replacement procedure has been done   A skilled physician who is knowledgeable[…]

Total Body Strength, Balance and Stability Workout

This total body workout targets strength, balance, and stability by focusing on both traditional exercises and unilateral moves, which are often more difficult to complete.   Overview Equipment Needed: Exercise ball, medicine ball, resistance band and various weighted dumbbells   What to Expect: Warm up with 5-10 minutes of cardio. Then perform the exercises in each superset, alternating each exercise for 3 sets[…]

Ways to Prevent Exercise Injury

According to a 2014 study from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 19.4 percent of gym enthusiasts are injured during CrossFit training, while 79.3 percent of track and field athletes experience injuries ranging stress fractures and tendinitis to muscles tears and shin splints.   While exercise injuries are common when first starting out, there[…]

This Is the Best Time of Day to Work Out

… according to Science   Finding time to exercise can be challenging, and the most important thing is to squeeze in any amount of it whenever you can. But if you want to optimize your workouts to get the widest range of benefits, you might want to try exercising in the morning.   Here’s what the science says about[…]