You may think yoga is too fast-paced and complex for you. Or that you’re not young enough, thin enough or flexible enough. Think again!
Need any more motivation to get moving? We’re here to help. Cleveland Clinic experts have put together a Spotify playlist of songs to get you up on your feet and moving.
Neck pain is one of the most common complaints from cyclists. And it’s no wonder: Cycling places great demands on the neck. The good news is that a few adjustments to your bike and your form can correct the problem.
Bacteria, whether in swimming pools, water parks or lakes, can cause recreational water illnesses like diarrhea and skin infections. Here are three ways to lower your chances of getting sick.
Contributor: Rebecca Justen, DPT, OCS One of the best things you can do during pregnancy is to continue to work out. It’s shown to help expectant mothers maintain a good weight, avoid the minor discomforts of pregnancy, and improve posture and body mechanics. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that pregnant women exercise three … Read More
Contributor: Carol Ferkovic Mack, DPT, SCS, CSCS Dynamic stretching has gained in popularity. As a type of stretching based on movement, it’s a great way to warm up before exercise or sports. While most popular with sprinters and soccer players, dynamic stretches are ideal for any exercise that uses explosive moments, such as basketball, volleyball and tennis. These stretches focus on actively … Read More
Increasing exercise to reduce body fat could decrease the risk of breast cancer for postmenopausal women, a new study finds. Body fat has been associated with an increased risk of postmenopausal breast cancer. Canadian researchers found postmenopausal women who exercised at least 300 minutes per week were more successful at reducing total body fat compared … Read More
You might think that getting ready to run a road race means getting in the best physical shape necessary to finish the course. But there’s a lot more to running a race: You have to plan. Hydration and increasing your running miles slowly during training can play key roles in your performance on race day, says sports health … Read More
Doing a functional warm-up instead of static stretching before exercise offers various benefits, says Daniel Hass, DPT, SCS. The movements increase body temperature, heart rate and blood flow. Hass says he recommends these movements as being more beneficial and effective than static stretches. In this video, Hass will demonstrate how to do these warm-ups, which are … Read More
If you’re in an exercise rut, remember it’s not too late to start moving. Find five expert tips to getting started as well as insights about whether you’re experiencing normal soreness or possible injury.