Category Archives: Exercise, Posture & Rehab

Exercise, fitness, posture & rehabilitation.

exercise

Exercise helps people to keep their weight at an optimal level and can help to lower the risk of some diseases. Exercising to maintain a healthy weight decreases a person’s risk of developing certain diseases, including type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.

What are the benefits of regular exercise? It tends to increase appetite, reduce constipation, and promote quality sleep. The benefits of exercise diminish within months after a person stops exercising. Heart strength, muscle strength, and the level of HDL cholesterol decrease, whereas blood pressure and body fat increase.
 

The importance of good posture cannot be stressed enough in modern times. It extends far beyond our outward appearance and aesthetics. Posture refers to our body’s alignment and positioning with respect to gravity. Gravity exerts a force on our joints, ligaments and muscles whether we are standing, sitting or lying down. Good posture distributes this force through our body with minimal muscular effort and so that no one structure is overstressed. Sitting or standing with proper postural alignment allows us to work more efficiently with less fatigue and strain on our body’s ligaments and muscles.

The 6 Best Ways To Heal Muscle Pain Post Workout

The 6 Best Ways To Heal Muscle Pain Post Workout

All workouts exert stress on your body, trigger fluctuations in your hormones and enzyme levels and leave you fatigued. But they also lead to weight loss, muscle growth, improved cardiovascular health and insulin sensitivity. However, your post workout recovery routine has a big impact on your health goals, athletic performance, and fitness gains. It should… Continue Reading

Getting Back Into Shape After Giving Birth

Getting Back Into Shape After Giving Birth

Every pregnancy is different, which means that you cannot know with certainty how much weight you’ll gain. While your friend may have doubled her pre-partum weight, you just may be lucky and only carry your baby’s weight with only a few pounds more. Either way, you’ll want your pre-pregnancy body back once you’ve had your… Continue Reading

Treating & Recovering From Sports Injuries

Treating & Recovering From Sports Injuries

The biggest enemy and roadblock in the career of an athlete or any sportsperson is sports injuries. But with the correct supervision and nourishment, such injuries can be healed. Top orthopedic surgeons specializing in sports have a somewhat similar approach to treating and recovering from such injuries. There are certain recurring themes and methods that… Continue Reading

holistic living magazine

Signup for our FREE Newsletter!
Learn how to improve YOUR Holistic IQ