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Are you suffering from chronic inflammation and pain? In this Movement Monday video, find out whether these myths are true or false:
1) All inflammation is bad, 2) What we eat has no impact on our inflammation and pain, 3) Pain is always harmful and 4) Exercise is bad for inflammation and pain.
Are you tired from losing an hour of sleep or having trouble adjusting to Daylight Savings Time? In this Movement Monday video you will learn 3 relaxation techniques/stretches to help you adjust: 1) diaphragmatic breathing, 2) reaches and angels on half foam roller or towel roll and 3) hip flexor stretch
Are expensive gym subscriptions and exercise memberships getting you down? Mental and physical health benefits from strength training are well documented. https://rdcu.be/cgpiq. In this Movement Monday video you will learn 5 exercises you can do with a resistance band.
Have you been diagnosed with achilles tendonitis or plantar fasciitis? In this Movement Monday video learn 3 do's and 3 don'ts to manage your tendon pain. (Jill Cook, British Journal of Sports Medicine 2007;41:348). Unsure of how to progress your tendons or symptoms not resolving, contact me or click below.
Do you have a weak core? In this video learn the do's and don'ts of core strengthening as well as a demonstration of the proper way to perform a plank. Have more questions?
DYK that back pain is the number one reason people seek a doctor's care or miss work? Back pain is preventable especially if you can improve your posture. Andrea demonstrates three upper back strengthening exercises you can do to improve your posture.
Will you take on the push-up challenge? Andrea teaches the proper positioning to perform a push up as well as a modified push-up progression. Take the push-up challenge and perform 20 consecutive push-ups for 10 straight days.
Do you have difficulty getting out of bed in the morning because of joint stiffness or pain? Change up your bedtime routine with these three movements to improve your sleep and ability to rise out of bed in the morning:
DYK that according to the NIH 80% of people will experience back pain sometime in their life that will interfere with activities of daily life. Whether its a chronic problem or your first episode, learning correct sitting posture will prevent future episodes. A lumbar roll is the key and here is the link to the one I mentioned in the video: https://www.amazon.com/.../ref=redir_mobile_desktop...
Do you have neck, back or shoulder pain from lifting? On this #MLK day, going out to serve your community has so many health benefits. In this Movement Monday video, learn proper body mechanics and movement tips to avoid injury.
Don't let pain stop you from your exercise regime. Watch this video and learn the proper technique to squat without knee pain.
Learn two exercises that will help alleviate your symptoms.
Do you have neck or back pain when gardening? In this Movement Monday video learn 3 ways to prevent injury while gardening.
1) Use proper body mechanics
2) Use ergonomic handles and sit and kneel chair to improve your posture 3) Break up static postures every 30 to 60 minutes
Did you know April is Parkinson's disease awareness month? In this Movement Monday video, learn 5 ways to promote wellness by taking control of your mind and body.
Do you suffer from tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis? In this Movement Monday video learn 3 things to consider when you have elbow pain and 2 exercises to prevent or reduce symptoms of tennis elbow.
DYK that a dynamic warm-up is a safe and healthy way to get ready for your sports activity? In this Movement Monday video, Andrea demonstrates a series of 8 movements that should be performed for 30 seconds each. They are: heel walks, toes walks, straight leg or monster kicks, butt kicks, cradle rock, leg over the bush, forward and backward lunges and inchworms.
Do you feel like your balance is declining? In this Movement Monday video, learn how to test your balance with the Single Leg Stance Test and three ways to improve your balance.
In this Movement Monday Video, I will show you two exercises that will reduce your knee pain:
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