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About Pelvic Muscle Floor Exercises Why Kegel Exercises Matter From your small intestine down to your rectum and urinary bladder, there is a layer of muscles beneath them which is called the pelvic floor muscles. Considered as one of the most ...
Have you thought about attending a Zumba class or trying Yoga, but get cold feet when the time actually comes? You’re not alone! It is always intimidating being the new person in a room full of strangers, especially when you throw in squats or ...
For some, it’s a great feeling: Waking up the day after a fantastic workout and feeling the exertion in your muscles. You know you exercised and did something good for your body. However, the muscle soreness can be pretty severe—at times ...
With clear skies and clear schedules, summer is a favorite time for many to head outdoors and spend the weekend hiking and exploring. Even in climates better known for their triple-digit summer temperatures, like Southern California, hiking can be an ...
As summer rolls around, many individuals re-dedicate themselves to a fitness routine. January’s resolutions may have faded away, but the warm weather calls for a re-examination of fitness levels and personal improvement. Before investing in ...
Hiking is a powerful fitness activity. It benefits the body and mind, reducing stress, anxiety, blood pressure, and heart disease one (literal) step at a time. Unlike many other fitness activities, hiking takes place in unfamiliar and sometimes ...
According to U.S. News, 86% of American workers sit at a desk all day. Another study reports that in 1960, half of all American jobs required moderate physical activity—now, that percentage has dropped to merely 20% of all jobs. As a nation, we ...
While yoga is a popular type of exercise today, it has its roots in Hindu spiritual practice. Yoga is actually a combination of spiritual, mental, and physical discipline employed for meditation and “consciousness-expansion.” It has ...
While everyone understands the benefits of exercise in general, many women resist exercising during pregnancy. There might be a few reasons for this—there’s a great deal of misinformation on the Internet that implies that vigorous ...
What is Heat Stroke? Heat stroke occurs when your core body temperature exceeds 105 degrees Fahrenheit. This can happen when you are exposed to high temperatures for a prolonged period of time—usually in combination with dehydration When Does ...
You want to be healthy, but find it hard to be active during the winter months. Dropping temperatures don't mean you have to drop your normal health and fitness routine. Here are five tips every senior can use to stay active in the winter. Join a ...