Category Archives: Exercise & Fitness

Posts on exer­cise, fit­ness, body align­ment, pos­ture, car­dio­vas­cu­lar fit­ness, flex­i­bil­i­ty, strength and con­di­tion­ing, weight train­ing tech­niques, pro­pri­o­cep­tive exer­cise, exer­cise with­out equip­ment, fit­ness equip­ment reviews, and the active lifestyle

Goldilocks and Your Knee Cartilage

Exer­cise is need­ed to main­tain the health of the car­ti­lage of your knee. But can too much exer­cise back­fire? Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Exercise Treatment for Depression, Anxiety

Exer­cise is prov­ing to be more effec­tive than med­ica­tion in the treat­ment of com­mon men­tal health con­di­tions such as depres­sion and anx­i­ety. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Ultra Yoga and Exercises for Pelvic Floor Muscles

Inter­view with Marisa Sul­li­van, expert in using yoga for pelvic floor issues. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Achilles Tendon Recovery

Dis­cov­er the facts about Achilles ten­don prob­lems and the steps you can take to pre­vent them and help them heal. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Free Dance Classes for Cancer Recovery

Dr. Martha Eddy and Mov­ing for Life offer free dance class­es to help in the recov­ery from can­cer. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Avoid Bench Press Injuries

Learn to avoid bench press injuries with advice from T-Nation. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Just Do This Every Morning

Improve your fit­ness by climb­ing stairs while hold­ing weights. Sim­ple. Easy. Very effec­tive. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Update on Barefoot Running Benefits

Many run­ners have switched to a “bare­foot” run­ning style that involves land­ing on the fore­foot instead of the heel. Fore­foot land­ing may offer pro­tec­tion from overuse injury. But new research shows that a con­ven­tion­al run­ning style is more ener­gy effi­cient. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Guest Post: Dancer Injuries — What You Need to Know

If you’re phys­i­cal­ly active, you occa­sion­al­ly expe­ri­ence pain in your mus­cles or joints. How do you know if you have a poten­tial­ly seri­ous con­di­tion or if you’re just feel­ing the bumps and bruis­es that are the inevitable result of an active lifestyle? Deb­o­rah Vogel, spe­cial­ist in train­ing dancers to pre­vent injuries, shares her insights on lis­ten­ing to your body’s sig­nals. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Exercise for Neck Pain: Can We Do Better?

Best exer­cis­es for neck pain? Four experts weigh in. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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