The 9 Best Stretches For Middle Back Pain

Taking 10 – 15 minutes to stretch every day can make a huge difference in how our backs feel. Here are the nine best stretches to eliminate middle back pain in wiser adults.

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July 2, 2020

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4 Reasons to Strengthen and Activate Your Glutes with Top Exercises

Our current culture leads many of us to have chronically tight and weak glutes due to excessive sitting and living a sedentary lifestyle. As a society, we tend to have overdeveloped quads and underdeveloped glutes with tight hip flexor muscle, and it can cause knee, hip, and back pain.

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May 24, 2020

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Joints & Back Health
    

10 Tricks to Motivate Yourself to Exercise Regularly

When we regularly exercise, we are investing in our health and giving ourselves the chance to live longer and better. Here are 10 tricks to help us get (and stay!) motivated to exercise regularly.

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May 18, 2020

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The 10 Best Core Exercises for Strength and Stability (Must-do for Seniors)

Your core is an incredibly important part of your body. It keeps you stable, supports your spine, and helps you move throughout the day. Your core includes our lower back, pelvic floor, hips, and your glutes. Here are the ten best core exercises for wiser adults.

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March 18, 2020

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Balance & Stability
    
Joints & Back Health
    

Fighting Osteoporosis: 5 Activities To Strengthen Your Bones

There are plenty of exercises we can still do that will increase our bone strength. These exercises are safe to do and will actually help us be more stable overall because they will improve our balance, flexibility, and strength. Here are the safest and most effective exercises for stronger bones.

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March 6, 2020

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Health & Longevity
    

The 10 Best Stretches to Alleviate Lower Back Pain

While we do need to strengthen our lower back and core, we must also remember to stretch it to relieve the aches and pains that come with getting older. Here are our top ten stretches to alleviate lower back pain in wiser adults.

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February 19, 2020

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15 Arthritis Hand Exercises to Reduce Joint Pain

Arthritis can keep us from living a full life. And, unfortunately, many of us are diagnosed with this disease as we get older. Here are 15 arthritis hand exercises to reduce joint pain.

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February 4, 2020

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Health & Longevity
    

The 10 Best Balance Exercises to Improve Stability & Movement

Improving your balance is an important part of staying stable on your feet and keeping us mobile. Here are the ten best balance exercises to improve stability and movement.

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January 17, 2020

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Balance & Stability
    

7 Reasons Why We Are More Prone to Falls As We Age

One of the biggest concerns as we age is that we become more prone to falling. No matter how healthy we are or how great we may feel, our chances of falling significantly increase once we turn 65. Here are seven reasons why we are more prone to falls as we get older.

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December 21, 2019

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Ten Best Stretches for Upper Back Pain

Unfortunately, we are more prone to upper back pain as we age due to stress, modern life, and general wear and tear on the body. The good news is that we can counteract this pain with regular exercise and stretching. We can even stretch while sitting in a chair! Here are the ten best stretches for upper back pain in wiser adults.

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November 23, 2019

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Guide To Foam Rolling For Back Health

Foam rolling is a great way to loosen our muscles and stretch them in a way that regular stretching just cannot do. It allows our muscles to fully relax and releases the fascia that holds them tightly together. As a result, foam rolling is a great way to relieve pain and helps us feel better throughout the day. Here’s how to foam roll for back health.

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November 6, 2019

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10 Ways to Improve the Health of Our Joints

Our joints naturally degrade as we become older. However, that doesn't mean we have to be in pain! Here are 10 ways to improve the health of our joints.

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November 5, 2019

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Health & Longevity
    

Tips and Exercises To Improve Balance

The Sensory Inputs Important for Balance: Vision (your sight), Proprioception (touch, or your body's sense of place in space), Vestibular system (our inner ear helping spacial orientation). The way we strengthen one or more of these systems is to alter or take one or more of them away. The series of exercises I describe below will challenge you with both static and dynamic balance activities.

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October 16, 2019

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Balance & Stability
    

9 Causes of Lower Back Pain

Low back pain is the most common health problem that results in pain and disability in adults over the age of 60. In order to properly treat our lower back pain, it’s important to understand what could be causing it. Let’s look at the different causes of lower back pain in older adults.

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September 21, 2019

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Wysefit Back Health and Core Stability Program

Have you ever experienced lower back pain or a twinge in your glutes or down your leg? Perhaps you’ve experienced a bulging, herniated or slipped disc, or stenosis of your spine? Or do you simply want to avoid these uncomfortable issues from occurring? Then read along as we unpack the science behind the Back-Health Program that I designed exclusively for Wysefit.

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September 3, 2019

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7 Reasons Why Improving Core Strength is Critical as We Age

The core is the foundation of our entire body. It’s responsible for keeping us stable, strong, and supported. Here is why improving core strength is critical as we age.

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August 23, 2019

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Health & Longevity
    
Balance & Stability
    

Six Chair Exercises to Counterbalance the Damage of Sitting

To help counterbalance the adverse effects of sitting in a chair, we’ll go through six easy yoga postures you can do in your chair to keep your spine mobile, hip and hamstrings open, and your back healthy. You can do these simple postures anywhere, anytime -- be it sitting on your couch, at your desk, on a bus, etc.

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August 14, 2019

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Shoulder and Neck Chair Yoga That You Can Do Anywhere, Anytime

Slouching has become a cultural norm, be it sitting at a desk, looking at a cell phone, etc. The following simple chair yoga stretches can counterbalance these negative effects leaving your spine in better alignment, your mood brighter, and less tension in your upper body.

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August 8, 2019

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Joints & Back Health
    

Build a Home Gym For Under $100

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July 31, 2019

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What Causes Upper Back Pain As We Get Older?

Upper back pain can make living our everyday lives more difficult. And if upper back pain is chronic, then it can greatly reduce our quality of life. Let’s take a closer look at what causes upper back pain in wiser adults.

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July 24, 2019

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The Most Important Muscles to Maintain Stability and Prevent Falls

Strengthening our muscles reduces the chance of falling by 21%, and working out 3 or more times a week can result in a 39% reduction in falls. Doing strength exercises is the only way to stop our muscles from deteriorating, so it is a must for everybody, especially seniors! Here are the most important muscles to strengthen so we can maintain stability and prevent falls.

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July 17, 2019

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What Causes Middle Back Pain As We Age?

Our middle back is often neglected when we exercise or stretch, and we simply do not pay much attention to it. However, it can cause serious pain that needs to be addressed. Let’s learn more about what causes middle back pain in wiser adults.

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July 8, 2019

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Earthing

Now and then, it’s beneficial to reconnect to Mother Earth to help restore vitality, reset body rhythms, and balance hormones to feel our best. Fortunately, there is an easy and effective way to do this. It’s called earthing.

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July 4, 2019

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Why Strength Training is a Must After 50

So why are strength-training exercises important? It all comes down to how strength training affects mitochondrial density, metabolism, and our muscles, helping us live a better quality of life for longer. Keep reading as we dive into strength training, mitochondrial density, and its benefits for longevity.

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June 20, 2019

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Health Benefits of Thyme

When it comes to herbal superstars, one that shines brighter than others is thyme. With Mediterranean origins, thyme has been used for thousands of years to treat both common and complex health conditions. Its use goes as far back as ancient Egypt and ancient Greece.

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June 14, 2019

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The Brain-Boosting Trifecta of Fitness, Music, and Dance

We know that movement is important for its physical benefits to the body, but we can't ignore the crucial benefits of aerobic exercise to brain health, mood, and cognitive function.

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June 1, 2019

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5 Longevity Tips from The Blue Zones

There are some areas, even within the US, where people live longer and happier lives above 90 years, with the highest concentration of centenarians. These are sometimes called the Blue Zones.

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May 22, 2019

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Strength Training with Resistance Bands. Exercises Included!

Resistance Bands are versatile, safe, and effective. No wonder physical therapists love them so much, top weightlifters use them, and even a famed athlete Tom Brady uses resistance bands in his TB12 training program. It’s a no-brainer! I will now share a few of my favorite exercises you can add to your fitness routine.

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April 23, 2019

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The Anti-aging Benefits of Fasting

Fasting: fad to forget, or health habit staple? With all the information coming out about fasting’s benefits recently, you have to wonder. Is fasting actually beneficial, and should you try it? Those are some of the questions we’ve answered in this article.

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March 20, 2019

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Benefits of Moringa, the Hot New Superfood Supplement

From gotu kola to turmeric to gingko biloba, scientists continue to discover benefits to traditionally used herbal medicines in the Far East. Moringa is the latest superfood to catch their attention. Native to India and parts of Africa, this plant's leaves have been used for thousands of year to treat a variety of health issues.

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February 23, 2019

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Are Vegetable Oils Bad For You?

Are vegetable oils good for you? Most people believe they are the best because they are extracted from vegetables. If you think so then you are wrong. According to nutritionists, vegetable oils like canola, palm, soy, cottonseed, sunflower, safflower, corn, rice bran, and grape seed oils are by far more harmful than sugar.

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February 23, 2019

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Why Telomeres Are Key To Health and Longevity

You’ve probably heard about “biological” versus “chronological” age. The factor that determines biological cellular age is telomere length. So, what is this important biomarker for aging, and how can we control it?

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February 12, 2019

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The Many Benefits of Contrast Showers

Not only contrast showers are refreshing and invigorating; they are known to have a lasting immunity-boosting and anti-aging effect through stimulating our circulatory system. In fact, it's one of the top "biohacks" that work exceptionally well for maximum benefit that you can do very easily at no cost.

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February 12, 2019

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How to Control Blood Sugar Naturally

About 50% of all US adults have diabetes or pre-diabetes. Even if you are not pre-diabetic, consuming too much sugar is not good for you as it promotes cellular inflammation.

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January 31, 2019

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