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4 Essential Exercises for People with Bad Knees

A lot of people avoid any specific exercise regimen because they have "bad knees." What this means is weak, unstable knees — the kind that would benefit from the right type of exercise. What they turn…

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4 Evening Habits to Reduce Neck and Back Pain (and Sleep Better!)

One of the best times to do gentle exercises and stretches that heal the neck and back is before bed. During the day, we subject our bodies to many stressful activities, including sitting at a desk, …

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The Real Reason Your Neck and Upper Back Hurt

If you are alive, you have probably experienced neck and upper back pain at some point in your life. For many it is a chronic issue that causes daily discomfort and has serious long term consequences.…

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3 Tips to Make Stretching Not Suck

Lets face it, most people know they should stretch but never do. Why? Although having enough time is a factor, the majority of people don’t stretch because… stretching sucks! How did they come to that…

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Yoga for Gardeners: Recover from the Garden on the Mat

My husband and I gave our garden its yearly spring overhaul last weekend, and I am paying for it this week. All of that bending, lifting, and digging did a number on my poor body, and it's time to…

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Your Inner Child Was Right—Whirling Your Body is Good for You

Many of us felt the exhilaration of spinning in circles as a child. What we may not have realized is that spinning your body like a top may actually be good for you. Based on the centuries-old Sufi ri…

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7 Natural Remedies for Knee Pain

Do you suffer from knee pain? Here are some natural remedies for those creaky knees. Back when I first started running - maybe 20 years ago - I did some damage to my knees. It was a combination…

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10 Yoga Poses for Back Pain

If you struggle with back pain, you know how it can make even the most basic tasks seen daunting. Something as simple as leaning over can set off those poor, aching muscles. The yoga poses below …

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A Simple Yoga Pose That Boosts Self-Confidence

Do you get the jitters before going up on stage? Nervous before walking into an important meeting? I have to confess I feel a pang of insecurity when required to speak before a gathering. To overc…

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DOs and DON’Ts of Soothing Sore Muscles After Exercise

Photo Courtesy of: iStockphoto/Thinkstock Muscle soreness following a vigorous workout is sometimes managed by stretching, practicing yoga, soaking in a hot bath and simply suffering through. But who…

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Thank You Alex for sharing. Food for Thought!

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Interesting... But I like MUTTS best!

Thanks for this article. It sounds like what I have been saying for years, so nothing new, just some…

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