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5 Benefits of Balance Exercise

Balance is fundamental to every move we make, from performing intense exercises at the gym to simply standing up. That’s why including balance exercises into your daily routine is critical for good health. Everyone can benefit from balance exercises, from elite athletes to aging adults. Incorporating balance exercises will help you become stronger and more confident. Best of all, it only takes a few minutes of balance training a day to notice a difference!  Here are five benefits of adding balance exercises to your fitness regimen. Benefit 1: Prevent Fall-Related Injuries When you have a good balance, your body is more attuned to the environment around you. It means your body can more quickly adapt to changes in ground conditions....

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Best Tools for Proper Neck Alignment at Home

With many Americans entering a full year of working from home, it’s worth considering: how has your health been impacted in the last 12 months? If you’re like many individuals, all the extra time spent on devices is likely taking a toll on both your neck and back. Explore our top tools for improving your neck alignment at home and stopping neck pain before it becomes a problem.

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Trigger Point Massager - Not Just for Athletes

With nearly a quarter of American adults reporting some amount of chronic pain in 2016, it’s safe to say that muscle fatigue and ailments don’t only happen to the dedicated athlete.  Consider tendinitis. This condition is often seen in individuals who participate in physical hobbies involving repetitive movements, such as bowling, tennis, and basketball. However, tendonitis can also be triggered by work related activities including: Typing on a computer for hours everyday Repeatedly lifting things Scanning items at a grocery store Whether you already have a tendon-related ailment or want to prevent getting one such as lateral epicondylitis, medial epicondylitis, or tendinitis, implementing a trigger point massage roller can be incredibly beneficial for providing much-needed relief and relaxation.  The multi-functionality...

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