Forearm stretch

Most of us are on our computers, phones and iPads/tablets too many hours of the day. As a result, I see an increase of complaints of hand, wrist and elbow pain. It is so important to take breaks throughout your day. I suggest taking a quick break every 30 minutes. Stand up, readjust your posture and stretch. Here is a nice easy stretch for those tight forearms. Click here to watch the...

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Seated Core Stability Exercise

  The “Seated Core Stability Exercise” is a great exercise that you can do at your desk in the office, at home while you’re watching tv or anywhere when you are seated. You can also do this same exercise standing or lying down! I love this exercise because it’s easy to do and it engages your entire body especially your core area. Click here to watch the video Start off holding this position for 10 seconds and do 5 repetitions. As you get stronger, slowly work your way up to holding for 30 seconds. Don’t forget to breath! Do this everyday, several times a...

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End of Summer Recipe

  Homemade Fresh Summer Rolls with Easy Peanut Dipping Sauce   Ingredients:   EASY PEANUT DIPPING SAUCE 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 1 Tablespoon hoisin sauce* 2 teaspoons soy sauce 1 clove garlic, mashed (or about 1 teaspoon minced) 1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce or a chile garlic sauce, optional for spice 1-2 Tablespoons warm water, or more as needed optional garnish: crushed peanuts, sprinkle of crushed red pepper SUMMER ROLLS 10 spring roll rice paper wrappers 1 large carrot, peeled and julienned 1 large cucumber, julienned (you can peel, but I don’t) 1/2 of a large red...

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Benefits of Walking. . . Pokemon Go style

As a mom, avid athlete and healthcare provider, I dread the idea of my kids getting too sedentary playing video games. Well thank goodness for Pokemon Go! Yes we all have heard about some of the tragic incidents related to the Pokemon Go app but did you hear about this awesome health story? Sam Clark, a 32 year old British businessman, has lost 28 lbs. in his quest to catching 142 Pokemon creatures. He walked 141 miles in 20 days. He states, “It’s having something just to spark you off, and that’s what this game’s done. There’s no way you can play this game sat at home doing nothing. The...

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