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Resistance Training Reduces Risk of Diabetes. Picture of an older caucasian female lifting barbells in one hand and lifting a cake in the other hand.

Resistance Training Reduces Risk of Diabetes

A recent study shows that resistance training can significantly reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Resistance training includes exercises in which a muscle contraction is opposed by force to increase strength or endurance. The study included adults between the ages of 50-69, each of whom were screened for prediabetes.1 The participants completed a […]

After Neck Injuries, How Soon Can You Begin Movement? Picture of a young caucasian female rubbing the back of her neck and shoulder.

After Neck Injuries, How Soon Can You Begin Movement?

Neck injuries are a common occurrence, and they can range from minor strains to more serious issues like whiplash or even spinal injuries. After sustaining a neck injury, one of the primary concerns for patients and healthcare professionals is when it’s safe to begin motion and rehabilitation. The timing and approach to resuming motion after […]

Plyometrics: Three Exercises Even Beginners Can Try. Picture of a group of young caucasian men playing a game of sports.

Plyometrics: Three Exercises Even Beginners Can Try

Plyometrics are exercises that involve short, intense bursts of activity that target muscle fibers in the lower body. These fibers help generate power to increase speed and jumping height. Top athletes use plyometrics to boost strength, power, and agility. These are three beginner-level exercises to jump-start your plyometric training.  Side jumps Stand tall with your […]

Exercise Tips for Office Workers. Picture of a caucasian female and a black male going over some work at a desk in the office.

Exercise Tips for Office Workers

The Department of Health and Human Services recommends at least 150 minutes a week of moderate exercise for optimum health. This can seem quite a daunting task to achieve if you work a sedentary job. However, it’s important to try. Luckily, there are some simple ways to fit exercise into your daily routine. One way […]