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2013-01-02 05:02:08

Offering a workout that encompasses a combination of endurance, flexibility and strength, the Deluxe Stretch/Balance Barre from Health Mark is a professional stretch barre at a consumer friendly price. Whether the user requires upper body, lower body or core conditioning, strengthening and toning, this barre provides it all. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) January 01, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution...

2012-12-30 05:03:57

Brad Fideler, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with Mercy Walworth Hospital and Medical Center in Lake Geneva provides advice on common winter injuries. Lake Geneva, Wisconsin (PRWEB) December 29, 2012 Brad Fideler, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with Mercy Walworth Hospital and Medical Center in Lake Geneva provides advice on common winter injuries. "Exercise is good for your body, but like most things, it is not without risks. Exercise injuries affect almost everyone at one...

2012-09-20 23:02:17

Amazed at improvement because years of stretching did not help. Tiburon, CA (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 Somax Performance Institute (web http://www.somaxsports.com), the world leader in improving flexibility beyond stretching, has just posted a new video that shows a 21 year-old golfer increasing his hip flexibility 33% beyond what he was able to achieve with years of stretching in less than one hour with Microfiber Reduction (http://www.somaxsports.com/microfiber.php ) The video can be...

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2012-07-10 09:16:49

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Men and women are different in their own ways. The dress, the style, the demeanor, there are a number of factors. The differences have even trickled down to the number of bodily injuries. In particular, researchers recently revealed that men have a greater number of knee ligament injuries than women, according to a Swedish study. The research differs from past studies that have proposed that women have a greater chance of having...

2011-12-16 08:00:00

According to Dr. Sam Bakhtiar, flexibility is more than just participating in a yoga session, and Fitness Concepts can help clients attain it with the flexibility enhancement program. Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2011 Flexibility has been sadly overlooked by fitness experts and trainers. In fact, it is a vital part of exercise and training programs as it involves the stimulation of muscles, prevention of injuries, improves the variety of motions, and decreases the stress and...

Yoga And Stretching Most Effective At Controlling Back Pain
2011-10-25 08:10:17

Researchers have announced the results of a study to determine how effective yoga classes were at reducing chronic lower back pain. Results indicated that yoga classes were more effective at reducing pain and improving back function than following the instructions of a book with advice on preventing and managing pain, but was not as useful as simple stretching classes, Genevra Pittman of Reuters Health reports. The study, published online by the Archives of Internal Medicine, found that...

2011-10-25 05:27:07

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Although the downward dog may look funny, it appears to be linked to better back-related function. People who took yoga classes had diminished symptoms from chronic lower back pain in the largest U.S. randomized controlled trial of yoga to date. "We found yoga classes more effective than a self-care book–but no more effective than stretching classes," study leader Karen J. Sherman, PhD, MPH, a senior investigator at Group Health Research Institute, was...

2011-10-05 07:00:00

KORT Physical Therapy Launches New Android Stretching App and October is National Physical Therapy month and to celebrate, all KORT Physical Therapy locations are providing a complimentary stretching demonstration, free theraband, and an instructional flyer to help everyone loosen up those muscles and joints and prevent injury. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) October 05, 2011 October is National Physical Therapy month and to celebrate, all KORT locations are providing a complimentary stretching...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.