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April 22

10 Tips for Staying Healthy While Working from Home

10 Tips for Staying Healthy While Working from Home Amy Schlinger Updated: Apr. 03, 2020 If you’re working from home for the foreseeable future, it’s important for your physical and mental health to have a healthy workspace. Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn…

April 22

I’M A DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY, AND THIS IS THE ONE STRETCH I WOULD NEVER RECOMMEND

I’M A DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY, AND THIS IS THE ONE STRETCH I WOULD NEVER RECOMMEND  Share Tweet Pin It Stretching has a stellar reputation as a recovery modality, but we sometimes forget that not all forms of bendiness serve us in the long run. Certain moves can slow down, rather than accelerate, the speed at which we…

April 22

The 5 Best Knee Sleeves to Help Protect Achy Joints

The 5 Best Knee Sleeves to Help Protect Achy Joints By Bojana Galic Updated March 26, 2020 Reviewed by Katie McKinney, ACE CPT and GFI, FMS Level 1 For most athletes, waking up to knee pain is a nightmare. After all, we use our knees in pretty much all movement, so a sidelining knee injury can feel devastating if you’re working toward…

April 22

HOW TO AVOID INJURY NOW THAT YOU’RE RUNNING OUTSIDE A LOT MORE THAN USUAL

HOW TO AVOID INJURY NOW THAT YOU’RE RUNNING OUTSIDE A LOT MORE THAN USUAL  Share Tweet Pin It One of the things that sets running apart from other forms of exercise is that you don’t need any special equipment—apart from your sneakers—to do it. Now that gyms are closing temporarily to slow the spread of COVID-19, you may be upping…

March 16

HOW TO: BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM 101

HOW TO: BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM 101 Dr. Dan Giordano, PT, DPT, CSCS . Scientists around the world are working on antivirals and vaccines to help fight our current pandemic, COVID-19. As they work on these advancements in medicine, we (as a community) need to work on our own immune system via holistic approaches. Positive…

March 15

How to Do a Plank (and Why It’s So Good for You)

How to Do a Plank (and Why It’s So Good for You) The seemingly simple move works a whole lot of muscle groups. By  Locke Hughes Medically Reviewed by Samuel Mackenzie, MD, PhD Last Updated: February 11, 2020 Planks boost core endurance, meaning they’ll help you keep those muscles engaged for longer.Olena Pozdnyakova/Shutterstock Whether your workout of…

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March 15

‘Prehab’ Is the New Fitness Staple That Can Help Prevent Injuries

‘Prehab’ Is the New Fitness Staple That Can Help Prevent Injuries It’s all about being proactive, not reactive. By Amy Marturana Winderl, C.P.T. Katie Thompson If you’ve ever gotten injured and had to either get surgery or go to physical therapy, you’re familiar with the concept of rehab. Sometimes there’s just no other choice after you hurt…

March 15

The Move That’s Better for Your Shoulders Than Overhead Barbell Presses

  The Move That’s Better for Your Shoulders Than Overhead Barbell Presses By Bojana Galic Updated March 3, 2020 If we’re being honest, the shoulders are the glutes of the upper body. But if you want capped delts and some poppin’ guns, you need to prioritize the safest and most advantageous exercises. Spoiler alert: Barbell shoulder presses aren’t on…

March 15

HOW DOES KINESIOLOGY TAPE WORK? PHYSICAL THERAPISTS EXPLAIN WHY IT’S AN ATHLETE FAVORITE

HOW DOES KINESIOLOGY TAPE WORK? PHYSICAL THERAPISTS EXPLAIN WHY IT’S AN ATHLETE FAVORITE  Share  Tweet  Pin It BY: KELLS MCPHILLIPS  PIN IT Graphics: Well+Good Creative While training for the New York City marathon last year, I spent miles and miles silently praying to the recovery gods: Please, oh please, bless me with a Band-Aid capable of patching up…

March 15

Why Dousing Yourself in Cold Water Could Make You Fitter and Happier 

From Teen WolfCourtesy of MGM Television and MTV Why Dousing Yourself in Cold Water Could Make You Fitter and Happier  Cold showers and ice baths have been linked to reduced inflammation and better moods. BY EMILY ABBATE February 20, 2020 Will Ahmed, CEO of next-level fitness tracker Whoop, is in the business of leveling up his life. And…

March 15

MH Advisory Board

MH Advisory Board These experts can provide guidance on just about everything you’d ever want to know about your health. BY THE EDITORS OF MEN’S HEALTH JAN 28, 2019 . The Men’s Health Advisory Board is comprised of 13 of the world’s leading experts in fitness, nutrition, weight loss, sex and relationships, and more. Widely recognized…

March 15

Can’t Straighten Your Arms Over Your Head? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You

Can’t Straighten Your Arms Over Your Head? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You By Bojana Galic Updated February 13, 2020 Fact Checked Do you feel a twinge in your shoulders when you’re brushing your hair? Maybe your back overarches when you try to grab a book from a high shelf? The task may seem simple but…