Can Stretching Really Help to Relieve Stress? – Fitness Article

Can Stretching Really Help to Relieve Stress? Stress, the six-letter word that creeps up in our lives and can wreak havoc on our bodies. As humans, we come across stress every day, and the digital age has only added to that with the “keeping up” social media mentality. It seems like there is always someone living life just a little better. The truth is that most of what we see is a highlight reel. It’s time to take control of…

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What Is The Studio? | Chuze Fitness – Fitness Article

What Is The Studio? | Chuze Fitness So, you want to break a sweat and get a little self-care at the same time? The Studio is the perfect place for you! The Studio is a specially-built room within our four walls that heats up to around 95 degrees and allows for deep stretching and a fantastic workout. We asked our instructor, Veronica Valencia, to tell us a little more so that you can get the information you need to walk…

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Taking Care of Oneself Isn’t Selfish – Pilates Fitness Article

Taking Care of Oneself Isn’t Selfish Have you ever wanted to go on a yoga retreat? To take some time you just care for yourself in your everyday life? At the end of the day, taking care of yourself and prioritising your health can be challenging. You’ve finished the to-do lists, and you don’t have the energy for anything else. Making time in your day and life for self-care is important. It is an essential part of living a healthy…

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16 Free Self-Care Practices You Can Do Right Now – Fitness Article

Scrolling through instagram I am bombarded with pricey self-care rituals these days. Infrared saunas! Cryotherapy! Expensive Face Masks! Acupuncture! So! Many! Things! It’s got me feeling discouraged about wellness and self-care as a whole. Like okay, I must suck at this whole wellness thing because I’m not spending money on a weekly schvitz in an infrared sauna. I’ve talked about this before, but I want to reiterate that self-care doesn’t need to be expensive. Or cost anything. Really. As influencers (myself…

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Mobility for Low Back Pain – Workout Fitness Article

Mobility for Low Back Pain If you’ve ever found yourself suffering from some form of back pain, you are certainly not alone. In industrialized countries, there is a 60-70% incidence rate of non-specific low back pain according to the World Health Organization. For many, they may feel that their back pain resolves itself for a short while, only to return again. For others, masking the pain with medications seems like the only option. But did you know that movement might…

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Do Pets Help with Mental Health? – Workout Fitness Article

#ItsNotMyDog It was the beginning of March when my son asked me to go to the backyard to introduce me to the dog he and his dad had bought and flown from Kansas…..What? At that moment I started walking like Darth Vader in a hallway of the Devastator, breathing heavily, the vein on my forehead popping and my blood pressure rising. I could not believe they had gotten a dog without consulting me!  I had been postponing having a dog…

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A Runner’s Alphabet—R Is for Rest – Running for Masters – Running Fitness Article

  is for rest. I originally published this blog almost exactly a year ago as advice for what do to after a long training run. Especially during this very hot summer, Constructive Rest will replenish your mind and body if you take the time for self-care. Congratulations—you’ve finished your long training run! You’re probably exhausted but very happy and (I hope) uninjured. Allow yourself to enjoy that feeling of sweaty pride—you’ve earned it! What do you do next? If you’re…

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