Are you an active person who would enjoy the benefits of weekly or even daily massage appointments, but without the price tag that would go along with this luxury? Well this service can be within your budget through the regular use of a foam roller.
Currently there is no cure for Parkinson’s disease. It is a chronic neurological condition that affects 100,000 Canadians, mostly in, but not limited to, those over age 60. There is reason to believe however that the symptoms of this disease can be slowed or changed through regular physical activity. It is known that on a […]
Many of us have suffered with lower back pain at one time or another. It can range from mildly annoying to extremely painful. It can come on quickly or have a gradual onset. Specific reasons for the pain can be difficult to determine and recovery can take a long time. Lower back pan is one […]
Want to improve your golf swing this season? If so, look to improving strength and flexibility through your core muscles. The core is the engine of the golf swing. The stronger and more flexible you get through the core, the higher the clubhead speed and ball distance can go. Perform the “standing club twist” exercise as a warm-up […]
I have recently been told, by more than one person, that they do not want to exercise for fear of wearing out their joints. It’s not that they want to just moderate their activity they simply don’t want to do it at all. They want to “save their joints”. Well to me that is crazy […]
After being with our 4 month old granddaughter and her parents for 2 weeks at the family cottage we came up with a parent and baby workout that keeps everyone fit and happy. I thought I would share it here in case there are some other young parents out there interested in giving it a try. You […]
It brings a smile to my face to see kids outside playing. It also warms my heart to see parents outside playing with their kids. On a recent jog around town I noticed a group of girls in the 6-8 age range, wearing pretty dresses and playing tag on a front yard. It was clearly a […]
A researcher at Harvard has found that practicing yoga reduces cardiovascular health risks at rates comparable to aerobic activity. This finding is based on 37 clinical trials involving almost 3,000 people with an average of 50 years. The trials were as short as 12 weeks to as long as 12 months. Some yoga participants were compared to […]