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 […]

Hamstring Strength For Better Balance

Hamstring strength is important for good balance. The hamstrings are made up of 3 separate muscles: the biceps femoris, semitendinosus and semimembranosus. Here’s an easy way to work this muscle group from a seated position with a resistance band. Before you begin, tie the ends of an exercise band together in a knot to create a circle. It’s […]

Exercises for Restless Leg Syndrome

Here are some exercises to help those managing Restless Leg Syndrome. Begin the seated exercises by sitting tall with your feet flat on the floor. Maintain good posture throughout.  Seated Leg Circulation Exercises for Restless Leg Syndrome • Heel-Toe Rock: Alternate between lifting the heels, then the toes. Repeat 5 times. • Heel Push: Pull both feet back […]

Exercises for Fibromyalgia

SEATED & STANDING EXERCISES FOR FIBROMYALGIA The following exercises are designed especially for those with fibromyalgia, who are just beginning an exercise program. Gentle range-of-motion exercises can provide the foundation for a more active exercise program down the road. Initially, only a few repetitions (not more than 5) of any one exercise should be done […]