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 […]

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 […]

Ball Exercises

Ball Exercises – 9-12 inches in diamater By Mary Ann Wilson, RN Below are some of my favorite ball exercises from the Sit and Be Fit television series. Ball exercises are great for improving:1) Dexterity/coordination (eye & hand)2) Strength (upper & lower extremity & abs)3) Flexibility (shoulders & trunk) Begin by sitting in a chair […]