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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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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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5 Morning Stretches For The Best Day Ever

What we do when we first wake up sets the tone for the whole day. Grumbling and crawling out of bed and then rushing off to work is less than ideal. What if we could make our day better by starting out with a few off…

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Lean Lazy Legs

Who could use a lazy lower body workout? I recently posted “Lean Lazy Arm” exercises and I thought just maybe you’d like some for the lower body too. This whole workout is done laying on the ground.. But Mindy Fresh, how can we do that and does it even…

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Simple Stretches for the Lower Body

Stretching is the easiest exercise out there and it prevents injury. Stretching even just once per day can provide benefit and even promote relaxation to our stressed out days. Lower body stretches especially may counteract sitting all day. Here I provide some easy lower body stretches that anyone can try,…

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Lean Lazy Arms

Minimal effort required here. I present to you my lazy arm exercises post, because we all get lazy.  A good time to get movement in is while watching Netflix. These lazy exercises can even be done without weights or with two carefully covered drinks. Lazy Arm Exercises Here…