In recent years it’s become clear that the manner in which we do warm-up stretching can directly benefit or hinder performance.
Relieve tension and stretch throughout the day with these easy-to-do seated yoga poses, in the comfort of your cubicle.
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Dynamic stretching has gained in popularity as a type of stretching based on movement and a great way to warm up before exercise or sports.
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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
With so many of us gazing into computers or staring down at our smart phones most of the day, it’s no wonder data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that nearly 20 percent of us have experienced neck pain within the past three months. A stiff neck typically is the result of muscles weakening over … Read More
Foam rolling exercises offer many benefits. They can help increase your range of motion, improve blood flow and body temperature, and they help you prepare physiologically for more intense exercise, such as running, says Daniel Hass, DPT, SCS. Watch this video to see a demonstration of four foam rolling exercises. Hass will explain how to do … Read More
When a doctor suggests exercising to maintain strength and flexibility, some patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) may think, “Why should I bother?” But a regular exercise program, tailored to the individual’s physical condition and symptoms, can make a huge difference for those with MS, says neurologist Mary Rensel, MD. Physical or occupational therapists can put together specific programs … Read More
What are the most common golf injuries? What can you do to avoid them? What does it mean to be ‘golf fit’? This infographic provides some important tips on staying fit and healthy so you can increase your time on the green. More information 4 Foam Roller Exercises for Your Legs and Lower Body (Video) … Read More
We spend a lot of our time hunched over a computer, our desks and even over the steering wheel of our cars. This can cause tight, sore muscles that lead to tension headaches and neck pain. According to Judi Bar, Yoga Program Manager at Cleveland Clinic, these poses help release tension, open the chest for … Read More