Exercises To Make You a Better Driver

Seven Exercises to Help You Keep Your Driving Skills Finely Tuned By Mary Ann Wilson, RN While we’re all attentive to keeping our vehicles in good working order to avoid break downs, few of us give much thought to tuning up the many areas of our body that contribute to safe driving. The good news […]

Seated Row With Band To Strengthen Upper Back

Here’s a great idea that’s easy to implement. Keep an exercise resistance band next to your favorite chair and use it during those down times when you’re sitting sedentary (like when you’re watching television or listening to the radio). This is a perfect opportunity to work on strengthening the muscles of your upper back . Use […]

Spine Activation to Feed the Mind

Keeping your spine flexible and mobile is not only good for your body but it’s actually improving your cognitive functioning. Dr. Roger Sperry, Nobel Prize Recipient for Brain Research, tells us that “90% of the stimulation and nutrition to the brain is generated by the movement of the spine.” If you find yourself sitting for […]

Mary Ann’s Quick Energizer Workout

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 Increase circulation Keep ankle joints […]

Good Posture is a Habit

If there’s one common physical weakness between people of all ages it would be poor posture. With the advent of technology in the form of computers, gaming devices, cell phones and i-pads, slumped shoulders, rounded backs and forward heads are no longer a condition reserved for the aging. The problems associated with this condition are […]

Easy Back Exercise

Here is an easy exercise for the back. Practice it daily. Cross and Open Starting position: Arms straight, reaching toward the knees, palms down, wrists crossed. Step 1: Uncross wrists, turn palms up, and bring the hands even with the front of the chair seat. Step 2: Cross wrists in front again, BUT this time, […]