Yoga Poses That Improve Core Strength

This sequence is made up of poses that will improve your core strength. While doing yoga is not the best way to get a six-pack, you can expect to significantly strengthen your abdominal muscles.   Strengthening your core can also help relieve back pain and improve your posture (nothing makes your belly look bigger than slouching!). Many of[…]

8 Easy Workouts for Beginners

If you’re an exercise newbie and you hate to work out, you’ll love this article. Why? Because we’re going to tell you to skip those sweaty, hard exercise sessions. In fact, easy workouts for beginners at home or outdoors are better choices when you’re just starting out.   Easy, beginning-level exercise is essential for good health[…]

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[…]