Stand Up!

Stand Up! Too Much Sitting is Killing Us Really – right now, adjust your monitor, securely hold your tablet, but whatever it takes, I’m challenging you to stand while you…

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6 pack dreams

How you can build muscle at any age         Building and maintaining muscle mass is critical for your health at every age. Muscle mass not only contributes to overall health and well-being,…

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What’s at Your Core?

 What’s at Your Core? ….    Hopefully strong abdominal muscles. Back pain is a common side effect of a weak core.  When our abdominals are weak, it’s often because our back…

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Muscles v. Crutches

  Learning to balance muscle development exercises with overall health is critical to wellbeing.When it comes to exercise it may seem that we live a world of extremes. We are…

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Starter Gun

Hate to exercise?  Sometimes the most difficult thing about exercise, is just getting started.  These simple strategies will get you up and feeling good about working out.    Step 1  List the…

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Be Knee Safe

In January, when we had our official BlueLIFE kick-off, Dr Chris Powers described problems we can face with lower extremity injury, in particular, to our knees.You may recall that he…

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Stretching

Professional Athletes Stretch Before a GameStretching serves multiple functions.  It limbers up your muscles, tendons and ligaments which helps make them more elastic and less susceptible to injury.  Physiological studies…

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