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Exercise Is Good for Us, So How Can We Motivate Ourselves to Do It?

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Not long after the first fitness magazine was published, a list probably followed soon after, ranking the best fitness equipment. This tradition has continued, with the implicit message: use this and exercise will be yours. And that’s…
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How to Build Lean Muscle After 50

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The older we get, the harder we have to work out to maintain our muscles. Men seem to have an easier time than women in maintaining muscle mass after age 50, but they too experience a loss of lean muscle as they grow older. It turns out,…
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What You Should Know About Walking for Weight Loss

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NOTE: Always talk with a medical provider before beginning a new exercise program to discuss your medical conditions and what may be the best options for you.   When it comes to weight loss workout strategies>>>P, walking…
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4 Ergonomics Tips for Creating a Healthy Workplace Environment

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Technology has dramatically transformed our workplaces, enabling office workers to connect with others and complete dozens of different tasks without having to leave their desks. Unfortunately, this has also led to evolving ergonomics issues,…
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Exercise matters to health and well-being, regardless of your size – Harvard Health

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Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc in our daily lives. Regardless of who you are, your life has been impacted in some way. Stress is mounting, and you may need to find a way to decompress while social distancing. Enter…
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Monday Medical: Physical therapy for persistent pain

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Many patients do not realize that physical therapy (PT) plays a significant role in pain management. Whether it's due to a recent surgery, an accident or reppetive use condition, Carolina Rehab provides individualized physical therapy to…
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Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy for MS Bladder and Bowel Control | Everyday Health

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What Is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy? If you’re having problems with bladder, bowel, or sexual function due to your MS, one option to consider is pelvic floor physical therapy. Like other forms of physical therapy (PT), pelvic floor PT involves…
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Fibromyalgia: Exercise helps — here’s how to start

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The physical therapists at Carolina Rehab in Statesville and Mooresville often have patients ask for help with the discomfort of fibromyalgia. If you have fibromyalgia and you’re in pain, exercising is probably the last thing you feel…
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No Time For Gym? Try 30 Minutes *A Week* On Stairs, Per Study

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Is too much time at home keeping you away from your local gym? Good news: a study finds that all you need is a staircase and 30 minutes a week to give your body a great workout. The findings were published in the journal Medicine &…