Healthy Exercises

stretch for knee pain

20 May: If You Try This New Stretch for Knee Pain You’ll Be Surprised

Do You Have Knee Pain? I know, I know, you’ve tried it all. I mean, how can a simple stretch for knee pain really work, right? Well, if you are someone who is looking to turn back time and make your knee feel new again, there is a new stretch for knee pain that can help you! Whether you have recently been in an accident or it is the result of a lot of use, knee pain can be crippling, inhibiting your ability to do the tasks you were once able to do so easily. Many people struggle with this and end up having expensive surgery in order to allow them the flexibility needed to complete their daily tasks. However,…

yoga poses for back pain

18 Jan: 8 Yoga Poses for Back Pain You Can Do in Only 8 Minutes

Previously, as you may know, we have discussed the relevance of mobility and flexibility exercises to your body. In this post, we are going to discuss the priority of continuing to increase flexibility in your hips to relieve any back pain you may be feeling. Nowadays, we spend most of our time sitting, whether that be behind a desk, at the dinner table, or on a couch watching television. Research has shown that remaining seated for extended periods of time can cause the hips to tighten. Over time, your mobility may also become drastically impaired. All of this can happen just from being seated down!? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. Why Are Tight Hips so Bad? Tight hips are no laughing matter….

7 Simple Easy Exercises

13 Jan: 7 Easy Exercises That Will Transform Your Body in Just 4 Weeks

New year, new you. Isn’t that the sentiment every year? Everyone makes promises to themselves when the year-end festivities come to a close, but many New Year’s resolutions, especially those of the fitness variety, fade out long before spring. To ensure your fitness goals don’t flicker like a candle in the frigid winter wind this year, we’ve come up with a short but sweet list of highly effective exercises to get you in gear. The best part? These exercises are simple and only require your body and time. Don’t worry about venturing to the gym or purchasing any equipment. With dedication and ten minutes a day, you’ll see stellar results in no time. Plank Kick-start your workout with a basic…

shoulder pain relief home remedies

30 Dec: Get Shoulder Pain Relief Fast With These 8 Home Remedies

Are you in dire need of shoulder pain relief? If you are suffering with pain in either shoulder that is not related to a possible broken bone, you are likely eager to remedy it right away! This online diagnostic tool from The Stone Clinic, an orthopedic surgery & rehabilitation clinic, can help you narrow down what may be causing your pain. Always consult your doctor if the pain persists. 1.) Neck Release Seat yourself in a chair with your back straight. Lower your chin as far as you can until you feel a slight tenseness along the back of your neck. Now, lower your head first to one side and then the other side, feeling a gentle stretch as you…

how much you should walk to lose weight chart

29 Dec: This Is How Much You Should Walk to Lose Weight

The chart above does clearly show you how much you should walk to lose weight based on your height and current weight. In today’s world, everyone seems to be obsessed about their appearance. According to the standards of the media, you’re not good enough because you’re either too heavy or too thin—unless you’re Ron Burgundy. In order to feel better about ourselves, we need to start realizing that photoshopped people should not be the standard of our expectations. This beauty method is something that the media is starting to get away from, which makes it a little easier for us but it doesn’t make it better. Aside from the media aspect, at some point, being too heavy or too thin does begin…

health benefits of hiking

27 Oct: Doctors Reveal How Hiking Actually Transforms Our Brains

For many people, everyday life has a tendency to cause our minds to run a million miles an hour in a million different directions. Studies have shown that this is especially true for individuals who live a primarily urbanized life. For many people this constant stimulation of the mind results in an inability to quiet their thoughts and focus on the task at hand, or simply to relax. Minds are consumed with every negative aspect of any situation and continuously think of every negative outcome possible to things in their lives. This rumination causes individuals to stay in a mentality of expecting the worst case scenario in every aspect of life, often leading to stress and depression. To combat this,…

How to Lose Thigh Fat

29 Sep: How to Lose Thigh Fat [Video]

Are you looking to get rid of unwanted fat on your thighs? Maybe your thigh fat is from a few years of unhealthy eating. It also might be from having a baby. Whatever your reason, the people at the Mayo Clinic put together some tips on how you can start burning away thigh fat this very day. Check out the 3 tips below, then watch this super easy video to show you exactly how to lose thigh fat in just 12 minutes a day! 1. Strength Training It is a myth that you will effectively lose thigh fat through diet alone. Instead, eat a healthy diet so you have strength for some serious exercise. The video below will show you…

30 Day PushUp Challenge

26 Sep: This 30 Day PushUp Challenge Will Totally Transform Your Body

Pushups may not be the most enjoyable activity, but it seems they’ve been given a bad rap. There is a reason that pushups have remained a staple in most workout routines; they are an excellent way to tighten and tone the upper body and abdomen while strengthening the core. Pushups are difficult because they engage numerous muscles, which is a good thing! Exercise is supposed to be challenging, and pushing through the pain gets you that much closer to the body you’ve always wanted. The pushup has stood the test of time for several reasons. They are relatively uncomplicated and do not require any additional equipment. According to the Australian Better Health Channel, your body provides sufficient resistance for muscle…


16 Sep: Get Rid of Flabby Arms – 10 Super-Easy Exercises Anyone Can Do

Summertime is the time when cute tank tops and t-shirts become a wardrobe staple. But if you don’t have toned arms, then showing them off in that cute summer shirt might be the last thing you want to do. Don’t worry though, we can help. There is a simple fix for this problem, and with just a little extra time and effort, you can be ready to show of your arms this summer! Getting toned arms doesn’t have to be rocket science either. Here are 10 simple, yet effective exercises that will give you arms worthy of that cute t-shirt. Exercises for Flabby Arms 1.) Scissors Begin this exercise with your arms stretched out by your sides, then bring them…

Yoga Poses to Reduce Belly Fat Fast

08 Sep: 10 Effortless Yoga Poses to Reduce Belly Fat FAST!

We all have to deal with belly fat at some point in our lives. Working out regularly and eating a balanced diet are some of the ways that most people use to keep belly fat at bay. However, yoga has been found to be quite effective because it can help you to lose that ugly belly within a short time. Yoga has been practiced for more than 5,000 years. According to WebMD, yoga is a comprehensive workout, which involves nearly all body muscles. It calms and relaxes the mind while toning and tightening the muscles. There are over 100 yoga routines, which range from modest routines to more complex ones. This variation means that everyone can take part in yoga….

Tennis Ball Exercises for Back Pain

23 Aug: Use This Tennis Ball Exercise to Relieve Sciatica & Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain can be absolutely debilitating; it is a true obstacle to productivity. It tends to appear when it is least convenient, like when you are trying to play sports or carry groceries from the car. When you are young, it is really more of an inconvenience. Unfortunately, as you grow older lower back pain becomes more extreme and harder to overcome. According to PositiveMed, Sciatica is the most common culprit. It occurs when the sciatic nerve in the back is pinched by a herniated disc. Other common back issues are usually the symptoms of pulled muscles or muscle strain. 1.) Tennis Ball Exercises for Back Pain If you want to lessen your pains and aches, you must exercise…

How to Treat Plantar Fasciitis at Home

21 Jul: Don’t Ignore Heel Pain: Plantar Fasciitis Treatment and Prevention Tips

Did you know that half of the United States suffers from foot pain associated with plantar fasciitis? Do you know how to treat plantar fasciitis at home? Plantar fasciitis is when the plantar fascia, which is a small ligament that connects the heel and the front of your foot, is damaged. People who are at risk include pregnant women, those who play sports, and those whose work requires them to stand on their feet for long periods of time. Constant pressure and repetitive motions with the ligament can cause injury. But don’t worry, there are ways to help treat and even prevent plantar fasciitis at home. How to Treat Plantar Fasciitis at Home Exercises Done By Sitting 1.) Use a Bottle. Rolling…

how to lose love handles

08 Jul: 7 Easy Ways How to Lose Love Handles Fast

Can’t seem get rid of those pesky love handles? Tired of that cute overhanging fat that spills over the waistline? Most people struggle with this area on their body because it targets their “core” muscles. There’s no need to worry, we’ve done our homework and have found the seven easiest ways how to lose love handles fast and get your body back into shape! 8 Simple Exercises You Can Do at Home to Lose Love Handles FAst How to Lose Love Handles Fast Just in case you can’t watch the video, here’s a quick recap: 1.) Eat Healthier Reduce or eliminate food that has a lot of sugar, bad fat and salt. Replace them with fresh veggies, fruits and lean proteins….

planking challenge

03 Jul: Try the 30-Day Planking Challenge

Did you know that there’s a new challenge that can transform your body in four minutes a day? Planking is an amazing exercise that helps to increase endurance, build strength and blast away stubborn belly fat. Wise Owl Remedies recently featured a 30 day plank challenge designed to show visible results in just under a month. 30-Day Planking Challenge Overview For the first few days of the challenge, you simply plank for 20 seconds and you are done. Follow the plan to slowly build up your stamina, and by the time the four weeks are over you will be planking for four minutes at a time. TIP: If you find it hard holding still until the end — listen to your favorite music…