Lazy summer or deconditioning?

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Lazy or Deconditioning? The seasons are changing, the gym is closed, and you’ve been relaxing–enjoying the lazy, hazy days of summer. Taking a day off here and there is no problem. But if you’ve been consistently missing your regular run, bike ride, or gym session and notice some aches and pains showing up, you might have the beginnings of deconditioning. …

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Posture to Avoid Tech Neck with Your Computer

Abbie SawyerYour Best Life

  View this post on Instagram   Tech neck, part two! Have you ever looked like Dr. LoRang in photos 1-3? πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸΎβ€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸΏβ€β™‚οΈ Craning our heads forward and down to look at computer screens can wreak havoc on our muscles and spine. Ouch! πŸ™‡πŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ™‡πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ’₯πŸ”₯πŸš§πŸŒ‹βš οΈπŸš«β€ΌοΈ Instead, try one of the postures Dr. LoRang demonstrates in photos 4-6. Here, the spine and neck …

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Morning Habits that Will Improve Your Whole Day

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By Elissa Cirignotta Whether you’re a night owl or a morning person the way you begin each day can have huge impacts on your brain. Creating healthier morning habits can change your thoughts, your relationships, and the quality of your life. By introducing even the simplest shifts to your morning routine you can condition yourself to feel grateful and loving …

Posture and Back Pain: 5 Tips for Surviving Desk Culture

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If you’re like many people, you may spend hours every day sitting at a desk – or sitting in a car, or on a couch, or at a kitchen table. And as we sit – even though it looks like we’re doing very little – through our inactivity and posture, we can actually be causing ourselves harm. Consequences of sitting …