Do’s and Don’ts of Stretching

Do’s and Don’ts of Stretching

Stretching is a great way to promote muscle flexibility. Certain stretches can also have benefits on joints and muscles. As with anything, there are certain things to do and avoid while stretching. Incorrect stretching can lead to injury. Below are some general rules to follow when stretching. Do stretch throughout the day. Stretching isn’t only
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Diet Tips for Recovery

Diet Tips for Recovery

Recovering from injury can be a tiring and tedious process. Despite that, it’s important to stay on top of things when healing. This includes our diet. What we eat plays a major role in our body’s recovery process. Below are some diet guidelines to consider when recovering from any injury, be it a soft tissue
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Study Finds That Strength Training May Lower Early Death Risk

Study Finds That Strength Training May Lower Early Death Risk

In recent years there’s been a spotlight on aerobic exercise and its health benefits. It’s true that aerobic exercise produces a myriad of positive effects. However, there’s been less light shown on whether strength training has similar benefits. Part of this may be because strength training is more intimidating to most people than aerobic exercise,
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Knee Stretches Can Help Relieve Arthritis Pain

Knee Stretches Can Help Relieve Arthritis Pain

One part of most arthritis treatment programs is gentle stretching. This stretching helps warm up and strengthen muscles around the affected area. For the knees, there are four target muscle groups; hamstrings, quadriceps, hip flexors, and calf muscles. Each area has a variety of potential stretches. Below we’ll give an example for the first two
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Potential Causes of Rib Cage Pain

Potential Causes of Rib Cage Pain

The rib cage refers to the 24 rib bones that protect the organs of the chest. Pain in the rib cage can occur in the chest, below the ribs, or above the navel. Rib cage pain is a common complaint among people. There are several conditions that can cause rib cage pain. It’s important to
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