Category Archives: Exercise

5 Quick Exercise Tips for Knee Pain

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You’ve probably heard the expression, “exercise is the best medicine.” Exercise can be beneficial for aches and pains, especially if you’re suffering from chronic knee problems or pain from arthritis. Before making these exercises a part of your regimen, we suggest speaking with a physician or physical therapist. If you’re experiencing knee pain, it’s important to […]

9 Stretches To Start Your Day Off Right

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Let’s face it, getting motivated in the morning isn’t always easy. A cup of coffee and a few feel-good stretches can help. “Muscles stiffen overnight from lack of movement,” says expert. “This results in stiffness of the connective tissue (known as fascia) as well as the muscles.” Hold each of these stretches for at least […]

Path to Improve Health with Exercise

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There are 4 types of exercise. It’s important to include all 4 types in your exercise routine. 1. Endurance Increases your breathing and heart rate. Improves the health of your heart, lungs, and circulatory system. Builds energy. Includes: walking jogging dancing swimming biking tennis basketball climbing stairs or hills raking or mowing 2. Strength  Makes […]

7 Quick Stair Exercises

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You don’t need fancy gym equipment to get a good workout. You may not even need to leave your home. Squeeze some quick exercise into your day by simply stepping onto your stairs. Stairs climbing helps strengthen and tone your leg muscles. It keeps your leg arteries flexible, allowing blood to move more easily. Better […]

How To Keep Runner’s Knee from Cramping Your Stride

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Runner’s knee—or, in more scientific terms, chondromalacia patella—occurs when the cartilage under the kneecap is damaged. It’s one of the most common injuries runners face due to that cartilage being a natural shock absorber, and according to Expert, there are a few different reasons those symptoms—AKA kneecap pain, swelling, or feelings of popping or grinding—ever even […]

The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Exercise

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GET READY The first step to any workout routine is to evaluate how fit you are for your chosen physical activity. Whenever you begin an exercise program, it’s wise to consult a doctor. Anyone with major health risks, males aged 45 and older, and women aged 55 and older should get medical clearance. FITNESS DEFINATION Even […]

Stiff Joints: Why It Happens and How to Find Relief

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Why does joint stiffness occur? With age, stiff joints become a reality for many people. Years of use can take their toll on joints, muscles, and bones. Many people experience stiff joints just after waking up. Lying down for several hours to sleep reduces fluid amounts. That can make moving joints more difficult first thing […]

6 Simple Moves to Eliminate Knee Pain for Good

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One of the best things you can do for knee health is simply maintaining an active lifestyle. “Your joints thrive on movement,” Expert says. “Always try to remember that some activity is better than no activity.” Expert recommends low-impact activities, like swimming, brisk walking, or cycling, and considering taking health supplements that provide glucosamine and chondroitin to […]