Travelling to escape the winter chill in Canada? Don't seize up on the plane! Stay active with these simple stretches to avoid pain and maximise mobility. Part of everyone's vacation should always involve maintaining adequate activity levels and these stretches will keep you limber for arrival in your destination. Have fun with these and never push too hard into a stretch. They are designed to help - not hurt!
At Chiro Clinic Moncton, you can be sure that at least a few times per day, I'll be asked about Core Stability. It seems that the general public are aware about the importance of developing and maintaining a strong core to prevent injury. However, with the increasing amount of confusing exercise programs and people not having enough time in their daily lives, unfortunately core stability is falling by the wayside. :(
It doesn't need to be this way! Core stability is a simple idea, and exercises that will have positive effects on developing strong core can be relatively easy. Let's go back to the basics!Chiro Clinic Moncton embraces the importance of incorporating relevant exercise to maximise recovery from an injury, or to avoid an injury from occurring in the first place. And it doesn't need to be complicated!
Here's a video from Physitrack outlining a very simple exercise that most people could easily do at home. Perform this daily for 2 minutes, twice per day. Core stabili...
At Chiro Clinic Moncton, I often get asked what types of exercise are generally best. While there are many different reasons as to why a person may start exercising in the first place, typically we are ALL interested in staying mobile for as long as possible.
The human body craves proper movement and does not thrive on repetitive predictable exercise. Emerging research is suggesting that exercise "progressions" may be the way forward in keeping body from becoming "bored" with certain movements. In other words, do not let your exercise become stale - and instead set goals for gradually progressing forward. If you enjoy cycling, don't simply cycle for 30 minutes everyday at the same intensity or on the exact same path. Switch it up - add some hills or increase the speed for example. You may choose to increase the speed on flat terrain, or decrease the speed with more hills. In any case, your body is less prone to get "bored" if you are constantly challe...
Chiro Clinic Moncton would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a HAPPY CANADA DAY! The weather is beautiful and it's a fabulous opportunity to get active outdoors! So, lather up with sunscreen and enjoy some healthy exercise on this gorgeous summer day!
Keep those joints and muscles MOVING! If you seize up, the clinic will be open Monday for all your musculoskeletal needs. We'll keep you active!
Chiro Clinic Moncton (506) 852-3900 29 Mountain Road, Moncton NB
Using common sense regarding the human body, we can all agree that "If you don't use it - you lose it." Today, many people are turning to sports and exercise for a variety of reasons - and they understand that being active is an important part of life. Some want to avoid early degeneration of joints while others want to maintain a healthy weight. In any case, there's no wrong reason for wanting to stay active.
At Chiro Clinic Moncton, we encourage our patients to adopt healthier lifestyles by adding individualized exercise into their busy lives. You don't need to be a super athlete to start being active. We Can Help! Knowing what to do and NOT do is very important - especially if pain or stiffness is involved. After all, some exercise is beneficial to some but detrimental to others.
Dr Ryan Coster, your Moncton chiropractor, has many years of experience managing muscle and joint conditions - and will always suggest appropriate exercise for your individual level of fitness to enhanc...