Exercises and Stretches to Help Your Joints

Staying active helps keep your joints flexible and strengthens the muscles that support them. Here are great ways to get started.   Exercise Can Keep Joints Strong Exercise helps keep joints flexible and strong. It can also help you lose weight, which takes pressure off aching joints. Every pound you lose takes 4 pounds of[…]

Stretching Routine for Walking

Stretching can improve your flexibility and can make your walking more comfortable. This stretching routine targets the muscle groups you will use for good walking posture and mobility. Many walkers like to do a stretching routine at the start of their workout. Some also like to again stretch at the end or do some stretches in the middle of long walks.[…]

Chair Exercises for Seniors

It’s Never Too Late to Start Strength Training   There’s no denying that structural and functional deterioration of the human body occurs with age. It takes one look around a nursing home or a hospital to recognize that there’s truth to this statement.   That said, the American College of Sports Medicine’s 2009 Position Stand, “Exercise[…]

Best Stretches for Office Workers

Sitting in front of a computer every day can wreak havoc on your body, especially since most of us don’t have the best posture.   Hunching the shoulders and slumping in your seat can cause back pain, headaches, tension, and tightness in your back, neck, and shoulders.   Studies show that regular stretching can help reduce neck and[…]