Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Donkey Kick Using A Wobble Cushion

A wobble cushion is similar to a stability ball but is smaller and more convenient. If you've ever considered using a stability ball in place of a chair, this is a perfect way to get the same benefits with a smaller footprint. This week's exercise is a donkey kick, which works your gluteus maximus—the largest… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Donkey Kick Using A Wobble Cushion

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Seated Tricep Stretch

This week's exercise is one to keep in mind when you need a quick break at work or home, during your commute, or on an airplane. The tricep stretch will relieve tension in your arms and shoulders and get the blood flowing. Raise your arm and bend it so that your hand reaches toward the… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Seated Tricep Stretch

legs up the wall pose
Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Viparita Karani (Legs Up The Wall Pose)

This week's exercise, called Viparita Karani, or "legs up the wall" pose, is a stretch that utilizes a wall to provide resistance. It targets the front torso, back of the neck, and the back of the legs. The pose is often suggested as a way to help relieve headaches and tension in the neck. Sit… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Viparita Karani (Legs Up The Wall Pose)

The halo effect
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The Halo Effect

We all tend to hang out with like-minded people, those who make us feel comfortable and share our values. So if your values center around a sedentary lifestyle and lots of food, you’re likely to associate with people who share that lifestyle. Most of us already have a good understanding of how weight impacts important… Continue reading The Halo Effect

chair twist
Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: 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 normally on the… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Chair Twist