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6 exercises for shoulder stability

The shoulder joint is a work of art. It is intricately designed to allow an enormous range of motion (just think about how much more movement your shoulder has than your knee, for example) and precise control for fine arm and hand movements. Naturally, there is a cost for these advantages. In order to allow for […]

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Motivating your winter workouts

Even under normal circumstances it can be hard to start a new exercise routine. This goes for a change in type of activity as well as beginning for the first time in a while (or ever). But at this time of year when the weather is getting progressively colder the great outdoors becomes less and less […]

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Dangers of “text neck”

“Text neck” is a newest way that our daily habits are getting in the way of good posture. As many as 79% of 18-44 year-olds have their smartphones with the, at least 22 hour a day. Maybe this sounds a little ridiculous, but it isn’t a new problem. This is just replacing, or maybe adding to, […]

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Yoga – Great Exercise for Kids

There are just as many benefits of a yoga practice for kids as there are for adults. All of the physical benefits for adults – improved flexibility, improved cardiovascular fitness, and decreased blood pressure and respiratory rate to name a few – also apply to the younger population. A best of all, yoga is safe for […]

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Even a Little Movement…

Call it yoga, call it stretching, or a mid-day energy boost, the fact is that even a little extra movement during your day is great for your health. There is more research than you want to read that discusses the negative effects of sitting in one position all day. If you work a desk job or […]