New guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP) recommend trying exercise, yoga, or massage before medication for acute low-back pain. The guidelines were published in the February 2017 Annals of Internal Medicine.  Researchers analyzed more than 150 studies looking at what works and what doesn’t when it comes to low-back pain. ACP president Nitin Damle, […]

Chair Massage
March 10, 2015

Injured muscles, or even minor muscle pains, can benefit a great deal from chair massage. Proper manipulation of the area surrounding the injury can speed up the healing process and promote blood flow to the muscles. As with any injury, diagnosing the severity of the issue is critical, but once massage is determined to be […]

Corporate Wellness
March 10, 2015

When your employees are healthy and productive, you as the business owner reap the benefits. Implementing a corporate wellness program in your business can boost productivity, reduce stress and increase camaraderie. Wellness programs are designed to help employees make better decisions about exercise, food choices and managing stress. Implementing on-site nutrition workshops, on site exercise […]

Circuit Training
March 10, 2015

Don’t mistake circuit training as being an easy round of a few exercises on machines sitting in a circle. That may be one way a “circuit” is set up, but more commonly, a circuit training workout will get your heart rate up and it will stay up the whole workout as you move quickly from […]