Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Simple Chair Stretch

Today's exercise is a simple stretch that can be done anywhere and is also effective in relieving tension and helping to get the blood flowing. Due to the stay-at-home order that will go into effect this evening in Arizona, most people will find themselves at home for longer periods than usual; taking time throughout the… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Simple Chair Stretch

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Planks On An Exercise Ball

Continuing with our series of exercises using an exercise ball (also called a stability ball), this week we're adding planks to the mix. Start by kneeling on the floor, and lean forward to where your stomach and hips are leaning on the ball.Walk your hands forward, so the ball ends up at your ankles. You'll… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Planks On An Exercise Ball

chair twist
Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Seated Chair Twist

This chair variation of the "Half Lord of the Fishes" yoga pose is a chair twist that will help release tension from your spine. You can sit sideways on a chair and reach for the chair back for resistance. If you're in a tight space (like on an airplane), you can also sit front-facing in the… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Seated Chair Twist

Living With Chronic Pain

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Mention exercise to those who suffer with chronic pain and they may recoil. But it’s an integral part of any management program. Finding some type of exercise that works for you is the goal. I love the stretches I’ve shared on my Tuesday posts and the elliptical. After a long day it’s a great way… Continue reading Tai Chi