Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Side Leg Raise With A Resistance Band

The side leg raise works your glutes and quads. This exercise can be done anywhere- at the office while taking calls, at home while washing dishes, or in front of the TV as you decompress from the day. To complete the exercise: Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, with the resistance band wrapped around your… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Side Leg Raise With A Resistance Band

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Exercise Of The Week: Donkey Kicks With A Resistance Band

Donkey kicks are the ideal exercise to work the glutes. Resistance bands are easy to use and a great tool to shape and strengthen this muscle group. To complete this exercise: Kneel down on the floor and place the middle of the band around the bottom of one of your feet. Depending on the length… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Donkey Kicks With A Resistance Band

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: “Good Morning” With A Resistance Band

This exercise is called the "good morning" because of the movement that resembles the rise out of bed. This movement works the lower back, hamstrings, and glutes. You can vary the exercise by how much you bend your knees. The straighter they are, the more the hamstrings are utilized. The more your knees are bent,… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: “Good Morning” With A Resistance Band

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Bent-Over Rows Using Resistance Bands

In a previous exercise post, we completed the bent-over row with free weights and then using a stability ball. Today, we're completing the same motion, but with resistance bands. This exercise works your back and arms. Stand with both feet on a resistance band, about hip-width apart. Hold one end in each hand by your… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Bent-Over Rows Using Resistance Bands

Living With Chronic Pain

Exercising Helps Lessen Pain

I've been saying this for decades- exercise is the number one way I treat my chronic pain. No matter how long, exhausting, or painful the day, exercise always helps! I can procrastinate and justify like everyone else why today I should let it go, but after I'm always better for it. Now there's solid research… Continue reading Exercising Helps Lessen Pain