Tag Archives: exercise

Preventing Knee Pain As You Age

Over the course of your lifetime, your knees tend to take a pounding even if you don’t realize it. They are constantly in use, you use them to sit, stand, walk, run, and make limitless other movements with your legs. There are some things to take into consideration while managing your knee joint pain, first […]

Five Tips to Keep Your Joints Happy and Healthy

In order to protect joints and promote their long-term health, you should be mindful of caring for your joints not only while you exercise, but also simply in daily life. To accomplish this, you should aim to include activities that limit wear and tear on your joints and make a point to include joint-healthy choices. […]

How to Prevent Sports-Related Injuries

Over half of sports-related injuries happen during practices rather than games. By following some easy, yet important, tasks the risk of injury can decrease drastically among young athletes. 1. Educate yourself With millions of children in the United States participating in sports, it’s important to continuously educate students, parents, and coaches on injury prevention. Not […]

The Muscle and Joint Benefits of Yoga

Yoga may not seem like much from a distance, but this age old practice relaxes and loosens muscles, which helps eliminate joint pain and body aches while also increasing balance and flexibility. Some of the most beneficial poses for relieving joint pain, more specifically arthritis, are the Child’s Pose, Cow Pose, Supine Twisting, Downward-Facing Dog, […]

Health Highlight: Yoga

You’ve heard about the craze: hot yoga studios, yoga retreats, celebrities turned yoginis, citywide early morning classes. It seems like everyone has jumped on the yoga train and for good reason: the exercise can improve health, heal aches, and keep sickness away. Not ready to break out the mat yet? Consider a few additional benefits […]

5 Exercises for Knee Pain

Suffering from knee pain? It may seem counterintuitive, but performing knee exercises will help alleviate pain and prevent future injuries. Certain exercises will help strengthen the muscles that surround the knee, reducing the amount of stress placed on the knee joint itself. Try 10 to 12 repetitions of the following exercises 2 to 3 times […]

Is Sitting All Day Causing You Pain?

A 40-hour work week can have negative effects on your posture, flexibility, and joint pain, especially if you’re not remembering to move during the day. Sitting for a long period of time without much movement can cause the breakdown of tissue and result in severe joint and back pain. Even if you exercise regularly after a long […]

Running Faster, Stronger, and Longer

Whether you’re an avid distance runner or just beginning to trot, running is a great way to utilize bones and joints throughout your body. And no matter where you are on your jogging journey, being able to go further and run faster is probably your goal, and can provide even greater health benefits. Here are […]