Work It Out: 5 Facts about Low Back Pain

If you suffer from chronic pain in your low back, you are not alone. Not by a long shot. Unfortunately, low back pain is widespread, and it’s often hard to figure out why it’s happening or how to feel better. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Strengthen Your Balance

How much time do you spend on one foot? About 80 percent of the time when you’re walking! It’s a good fact to keep in mind when thinking about balance training and how important it is to help prevent falls … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Stretch Yourself to Safe, Effective Exercise

If you’re new to exercise or returning after a bit of time, remember to take this important step at the beginning: Stretch! As we age, our bodies might feel tight, for no obvious reason. If we’re inactive, we might have … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

No Joke: ‘Laughter Yoga’ Is Seriously Good for You (And Fun!)

Celeste Greene loved her grandmother so much, but she just couldn’t get the older woman to participate in rehab exercises after a fall. “She didn’t like to exercise – but she LOVED to laugh!” says Celeste, a certified physical trainer … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Don’t Forget to Stretch with This Classic Pose

Sometimes we forget how important it is to remain limber, focusing so much on strength and cardio training. But stretching is important to overall health and should be practiced regularly. We could talk your ear off about stretching (seriously – … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Heart Healthy Workouts

Not all workouts are heart healthy.  While some exercise activities are good for your heart, they are not always good for your body.  The key is to find what works for both. Dr. Arthur Agatson, associate professor of medicine at … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Start the Year in Balance!

There is a lot you can do to keep yourself in balance. If you use a few minutes each day to do the simple yoga poses and exercises described below, you can avoid a fall and keep your mind and … [CLICK TO READ MORE]