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 from practicing yoga: Building muscle: … Read More

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 per week. Try not to … Read More

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 day at the office, it … Read More

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 four tips to help you … Read More