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Gardening is a challenging form of exercise. And shoulder pain after gardening is a common complaint. Yet this type of injury is preventable with good gardening habits!
Our lives are characterised by significant physical inactivity, which equates to increased health risks. Here are some suggestions to be more active for your own wellbeing!
Falls are common in older people, and often lead to decreased physical activity and loss of muscle strength. Try this simple 5-minute daily strengthening exercise routine to help you prevent a fall.
Lifting and carrying heavy luggage can place you at risk for injuries. Here are some tips to help you handle luggage safely and build strength to help keep you injury-free!
Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes are chronic health conditions that are highly preventable with regular exercise and a healthy diet. Learn about how to manage this condition in this article.
Most of us need to include regular exercise in our daily lives. But how do you INITIATE, then RETAIN the habit of regular exercise? Read more to learn strategies for incorporating exercise!
Posture is integral to back health, but poor posture can lead to back pain, muscle weakness and spinal irregularities. Read more about remedies for poor posture!
Holidays often involve house cleaning, decorating, and shopping which can lead to strained muscles, joints, and backs. Learn how to prevent holiday injuries in this article from SimpliMove.
End the year on a positive note by staying active before Christmas. Don’t wait until January 1st to initiate your New Year’s resolution for exercise. Build a fitness habit now! .
Following a total knee replacement, rehabilitation aimed at achieving a functional recovery should prioritize movement and exercise. Read here to learn more about management of recovering knees!
Evidence shows that preoperative therapy for patients undergoing total knee replacement has a positive impact on early postoperative recovery. And patients that prepare for knee surgery by strengthening muscles and improving flexibility tend to experience less pain, improved physical function more quickly, and reduced hospital stays. Read more about how to prepare for a total knee replacement procedure!
Osteoporosis is a common condition that adversely affects bone health for people 50 years and older. Yet appropriate types of exercise and physical activity can help maintain or improve bone health by increasing bone density and bone strength. Read more to learn about exercise strategies to manage osteoporosis!
Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) describes discomfort around the knee joint in the vicinity of the kneecap. Despite effective conservative treatments such as stretching and strengthening, many people with this injury stop participating in physical activities. Read more to learn about this condition and how you can bounce back from knee pain!
Strong ab muscles stabilize the spine, make everyday movement easier, decrease risks of back pain, and improve levels of independence. Read more to learn how to strengthen your abdominals!
Sustaining a physical injury while exercising can occur when you begin a new exercise program or return to exercise after a hiatus. Yet you can avoid exercise-related injuries by practicing smart strategies. Read more in this article to learn about the “HOW” of exercising sensibly!
Despite their practicality and versatility, our hands can experience pain, swelling and stiffness. Pain — especially that which is associated with hand joints — is debilitating, as it affects grip strength and restricts movement. Yet, there are strategies to manage the pain and build strength and flexibility of hand muscles and joints. Read more to learn how to rehabilitate your hands!
Many of us know exercise and activity are good for us. However, when you begin an exercise routine and increase the duration of time that you exercise, it is important that you perform it safely to reduce injuries. Read more to better understand the science behind exercise-related injuries!
Although the benefits of exercise are impressive, the significance of this fact does not necessarily compel people to exercise. However, there are simple strategies that can be employed to establish, build, and maintain an exercise habit. Read more in this article from SimpliMove.health!
Most of us acknowledge the need to be regularly active for optimal health. Despite scientific evidence that recognizes health benefits of exercise, consistent exercise habits are difficult to achieve. If you experience barriers to exercise, this article outlines strategies to help you!
Don’t miss the year’s most favoured articles from SimpliMove.health’s blog, Move Better. Live Better. Read more here!
Travelling requires a modification from our typical schedule. and places physical demands on our bodies that translate into exhaustion. There are ways to condition our bodies to avoid travel injuries, and return from our journeys without feeling drained. This blog provides five tips to injury-proof your holidays!
Many people avoid getting on and off the floor because they don’t possess enough body strength. Others struggle with balance and joint stiffness. These challenges often contribute to a loss of self-reliance and assurance. Read this article that provides guidance for getting off the floor with confidence!
Is regular walking enough to keep you strong and fit? Several women in their 50s and 60s who walk daily have told me that their walking routine provides ample aerobic exercise. They achieve a minimum of 10,000 steps daily, which is an established recommendation....
Strength training and staying active can slow the age-related decline in physical function. Is it ever too late to start? Find out how strength training postpones ageing in older adults, and that everyone can do it!