Strengthen Abdominal Muscles Without Crunching

By Mary Ann Wilson, RN If I were to tell you there was a more efficient way to work the abdominal muscles than sit ups and crunches, would you be surprised? Researcher, Dr. Stuart McGill believes that crunches, the typically prescribed exercise for strengthening the abdominal muscles, is actually harmful to the spine. If you […]

“Checkout Line” Exercises for the Abs, Glutes, and Pelvic Floor

“Checkout Line” Exercises By Mary Ann Wilson, RN How often do we find ourselves standing in a checkout line? Because we’re consumers, the answer is, “Probably, a lot”!  As a result, statistics show the average American spends anywhere from 5 to 60 minutes, a week, waiting in checkout lines. While this can feel like a […]

Mary Ann’s Quick Energizer Workout

By Mary Ann Wilson, RN Looking for a fast way to generate some energy?  Here is a quick easy seated workout you can do almost anywhere!  Use this simple set of exercises to perk your body up when it’s dragging or use it every day as a good all-around maintenance program.  Workout Objectives: Lubricate joints […]