Gardening is a summertime activity that many of us look forward to. Gardening is a great way to spruce up your home, get outside and stay active. In fact, did you know that gardening activities like pulling weeds, trimming and planting can burn 200-400 calories/hour. The downside can be that stiff backs and injuries can happen when we aren’t careful in the garden.
There are countless fitness magazines, blogs, articles, and websites that talk about healthy weight and what’s acceptable and what’s not. We are inundated with information obsessing over the human body and what looks good.
This blog is not another one of those articles. We are not concerned about your body weight in terms of how you look,
Though the weather in Nebraska has been uneasy, even on the nicer days, you may not want to exercise outdoors. Snow melted, ice-covered sidewalks, and muddy parks make for an annoying workout. Luckily there are several ways to stay active even when stuck indoors!
First, if you are a member of a gym,
Over 80% of adults experience one or more episodes of back pain in their lifetime.
‘Tis the season for family, food, shopping, and inclement weather. So far, the winter here in Nebraska has been mild at best, but icy conditions are sure to come soon as they always do. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it also can be the most dangerous.
Strength training- we all know we need it, but after certain injuries or strains, it can be hard to get started. There are several things to remember when while strength training to keep your spine healthy.
The College World Series means a lot of things like Zesto’s, tailgating, home runs, and back pain from hours spent sitting in the bleachers. The awkward position of stadium seating with no back support and the knees above the hips can lead to a case of painful Bleacher Back.
For sufferers of low back or neck pain, yoga may be one of the best medicines that can be prescribed. Studies show that people who practice yoga twice a week for 8 weeks make significant gains in strength, flexibility, and endurance.
Happy Administrative Professionals Day! In honor of all of the desk dwellers out there we would like to share a few tips on how to prevent back pain while sitting at a desk for hours at a time.