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The Importance Of Daily Movement

Posted on August 08, 2017 by Mari Patrick

SAN FRANCISCO — In today’s increasingly sedentary world, the simple act of movement often gets neglected, which can result in stiffness, soreness and muscular atrophy. So, to keep your body limber and your muscles engaged, you should make it a point to move your body every day. Few people realize that engaging in a couple of 10-minute movement sessions on a daily basis can have greater benefits than an hour of vigorous exercise once a week. This commitment to daily movement will help you maintain bodily health not only in the present, but even more so as you enter your later years.

A good example of the importance of daily movement is joint mobility. Read more

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Video: Exercise to Improve Posture

Posted on August 08, 2017 by Mari Patrick

SAN FRANCISCO — Host, Sarah Rutan: For those who spend their workdays sitting at a desk, a simple exercise can help counter the effects of a sedentary livelihood. To learn more, we’re in San Francisco with Susan Himes-Powers of Simply Balanced, speaking on behalf of our Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Carie Matthias.

Susan Himes-Powers: So, my expert tip for today is about countering the posture of sitting at our desk job all day, and to help you strengthen the muscles of your upper back, and to help loosen the tightness in your neck muscles. So, Kelly’s going to be my model today. This is all about your rhomboid muscles, Read more

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