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Weekly Exercise

Exercise of the Week: Plank to Stretch Hamstrings and Calves

Stretching is important to keep limber, warm up muscles before exercise, and also to help relieve tension and improve relaxation. This movement is a great option to stretch the hamstrings and calves. -Start by getting into the push-up position, but walk your hands back towards your feet so your body is in an inverted “V”… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Plank to Stretch Hamstrings and Calves

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Keep Cool and Keep Safe With These Water Safety Reminders

Updated from our original post, found here. The warmer months aren’t complete without relaxing time at the pool. While a great way to cool down, an alarming 66% of water related deaths occur between May and August, and children are 100x more likely to die from drowning than from a gun. It’s not just children… Continue reading Keep Cool and Keep Safe With These Water Safety Reminders

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: One-Sided Balance Wall Sit

This week’s exercise is a simple variation of a wall sit. Wall sits help strengthen your glutes, quads (front of the thigh), and calves. Like this other variation, if you activate your core, it’ll help strengthen that as well. This version also requires additional balance, as you’ll have moments in each rep where you’re only… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: One-Sided Balance Wall Sit

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CDC Updates Guidelines For Those That Are Fully Vaccinated

Last week, the CDC updated their guidelines for people that are fully vaccinated. To be considered fully vaccinated, two weeks must have passed since receiving the second of the two-shot series of the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccines, or two weeks after the single Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The CDC shares: If you are fully vaccinated,… Continue reading CDC Updates Guidelines For Those That Are Fully Vaccinated