Watch your back: The right way to lift objects

From boxes of paper near the printer to large packages in the mailroom, office settings contain a number of objects – some quite heavy – that require manual lifting. Are you following safe lifting practices?   It’s important to know how to lift the right way. According to the 2017 edition of Injury Facts, a National[…]

3 Stretches That’ll Help You Wake Up in the Morning

Rise and shine… and stretch.   Whether you’re an super active athlete or spend the majority of your time tethered to an office desk, stretching is crucial and beneficial—helping you prevent injuries and also relaxing tight muscles. Plus, kickstarting your morning with a few deep stretches before your commute can put you in the right[…]

How to Do the Inchworm Exercise

Proper Form, Variations, and Common Mistakes   Targets: Total Body Level: Beginner   The inchworm exercise offers a little bit of everything—it helps strengthen the muscles of your anterior chain (the front half of your body), while stretching the muscles of your posterior chain (the back half of your body). And because it targets your entire[…]

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[…]

Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.   When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often because you’ve lost focus on what really matters. But focusing on life’s[…]

Healthy Steps You Can Take Right Now

Healthy living is about things like more energy and less stress — and it’s within reach. Investing in your health doesn’t have to be hard. Small changes can make a big difference.   Those changes also can help you lower your chances of health problems like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.  And you can start[…]