Traveling Exercises

Sitting in one position for prolonged periods of time, as in car or airplane travel, affects us in several ways. It can: 1) weaken our stomach and back muscles, 2) compound lower back problems, 3) reduce range of motion, causing inflexible joints, and 4) contribute to poor circulation, especially in the legs. When you finally […]

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 […]

Hotel Room Blues

By Mary Ann Wilson, RN While traveling is something we all look forward to as a form of leisure and recreation, it also has its own set of built-in stress. Studies show that even a slight change in environment produces a change in hormone levels in the blood and other chemical signs of stress. We […]