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How to Counteract Sitting All Day

Sitting often does some strange things to our bodies, and sometimes you don’t even consider what it does. Being aware of this can help us counteract the sitting posture and maybe even try to get up and move more often. Especially when we are sitting and…

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Change Your Exercise Expectations

Do you have trouble sticking to an exercise routine? It may be because you think it should be a certain way. Every movement counts toward the bigger goal. Give yourself credit for that. Exercise does not fit in a specific box of “This is how you…

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5 Simple Core Exercises on All Fours

Core exercises can be done in a variety of ways. They can be done laying down or standing up or plank style. These are five core exercises on all fours, which means on your hands and knees.  This position will create a stability challenge rather than…

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Why Being Healthy Is So Hard

Are you confused about being healthy? I mean, some things are obvious like “Eat your veggies and exercise”, but a lot of things out there leave us wondering, as they should. The easy answer to why being healthy is hard is the lack of time or…

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What Does Healthy Mean?

I was about to write about why being healthy is so hard. And I will. But first, we need to know what it means to be healthy. To be healthy is not just being free of sickness or disease. It’s more than that. Healthy means different things…

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Foam Roll Exercises

Foam roll exercises can help decrease soreness, improve flexibility, improve circulation, and prevent injury by loosening muscles. Sometimes it hurts so good though. It is not for the weak of mind. You know when you hit that knot in your shoulder during a massage? Yeah, that…

Stretches For Outer Hip and Knee Pain

The IT band is a band of fascia that runs from the outer hip to the outer knee. IT band tightness can be responsible for pains in the hip and knee. When I was working in the orthopedic clinic, so many people came in with hip…

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An Equipment Free Total Body Workout in Under 30 Minutes

This post includes an equipment free 30 minute workout using interval training created by Jessica from I Am Teacher Fit, find out more about her below! These days, most of us are incredibly busy. It can be a struggle to ensure we’re getting enough sleep, drinking…

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5 Twists To Loosen The Spine

You know that feeling when your back is all loose? It’s perfect. Twisting stretches can apparently help digestion, improve sleep and promote relaxation. Stretching in general has so many benefits and there’s no reason it should be skipped, it can even prevent back injuries. Sign me up!…

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Living Healthy Without Rules & One Year Of Blogging

I have been a “blogger” now for one year! Honestly I never thought I’d still be doing this since it took years of my husband convincing me to start a blog. I spent years pursuing and working in a career that wasn’t for me. Fortunately I am a…