17Jun

Rotator Workout

June 17, 2015 by Nick Poggi

Did you know that shoulders are the most commonly injured area in the human body? Chances are you or someone you know suffer from a degree of shoulder stiffness or pain. They are so commonly injured due to their ability to move in a large range of motion. Postural problems are also a major contributor to this. If you are suffering from shoulder pain, stiffness or just generalized discomfort try these exercises with a light dumbbell a few times per week. They can help strengthen the supporting muscles around your shoulder, help to alleviate pain and also prevent a more serious injury in the future.   STANDING REAR FLY:   

30Jun

June: Throwback Summer

June 30, 2015 by Carol Tibbetts

In a throwback to childhood summers, summertime gives us permission to push the reset button and recreate the work/life balance we all crave. Guilt-free. It’s instilled in us to work less and play more. We know from experience that old habits die hard due to the momentum they have behind them, so why not go with the flow of the season?   How To Do It: Tap into mindfulness:  When we’re on vacation, we are often mindful without realizing it:  We slow down, multitask less, spend more time in nature and less with technology, have more interactions with people we enjoy, and we reconnect with what it is that fulfills us.  Because we’ve slowed we are able to notice how we’re feeling and tend to give our bodies what it needs to stay healthy: exercise, sleep, relaxation and proper diet. Embrace these mindful concepts all summer to help you manage …