Gardening and yard work have many benefits. In addition to providing stress relief and an outlet for creativity, gardening and yard work are excellent activities to get us moving. In fact, in the Centers for Disease Control’s 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, gardening is a suggested form of moderate-to-vigorous activity. If done improperly, gardening […]
Did you know that placing a warm rice bag on your stomach will help stimulate your parasympathetics? This will help you relax and fall asleep easier. As part of the Autonomic Nervous System, the parasympathetics help your muscles to rest and regenerate.
Spring is around the corner and as the weather warms up, many people are clearing out the body cobwebs by getting outside and moving. Whether you are just getting out for a walk or you are gearing up to train for the big race, using stretching in your routine is an important, and at times, […]