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Three Abdominal Exercises That Are Easy on the Back
20 Nov 17

Three Abdominal Exercises That Are Easy on the Back


A recent article by Harvard Health Publications revealed the hidden dangers of crunches and sit-ups. They describe how these activities can lead to lower back discomfort by working against the natural contour of your lower spine and by strengthening certain muscle groups that actually end up straining the lower back. Let’s explore a few exercises…

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The Scoop on Protein
9 Oct 17

The Scoop on Protein


One of the first things you’ll notice when you set foot in a gym is that many people are toting around bottles filled with protein shakes. Should you be drinking protein? This post will give you the skinny on all things protein! Why Protein? Your muscles are made up of protein. When we exercise, the…

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How to Take a Meditative Walk
17 Jul 17

How to Take a Meditative Walk


As a low-impact exercise, walking boosts both physical and mental health. But it can also be a form of meditation. In fact, the easy, repetitive motion makes it an ideal alternative to seated meditation. Try one of these methods to make your next walk more meditative. Body awareness Many guided meditations include a body scan,…

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