Exercise of the Month: Glute Contractions

Exercise of the Month: Glute Contractions

  Goal:  To engage and retrain the gluteus maximus muscles.  Also known as buttock muscle  Benefits:  Considered the largest muscle group in the body, along with being one of the strongest.  Todays’ culture has led to more sedentary life style of sitting and lack...
Retirement: How Should I Age in Place?

Retirement: How Should I Age in Place?

A fact, prior to the industrialization of America, retirement was not normal.  Retirement is an artifact of the Great Depression, this was a result of government and industry urging older people to retire so younger more abled-bodied individuals could work.1 As the...
Exercise of the Month: Walking!

Exercise of the Month: Walking!

Goal: To get you outside and enjoying spring weather!     Benefits: There are many benefits to walking.  Walking is not only good for heart health but also good for boosting immunity.  Walking will help maintain your strength and endurance which can help you bounce...
Seated Lateral Bends

Seated Lateral Bends

Goal: To stretch the latissimus dorsi muscle, quadratus lumborum and other para spinal muscles that aid in lateral flexion of the trunk. Make overhead reaching easier. Benefits: Tight muscles that run along the sides of our bodies can lead to back and shoulder pain....