So you've got carpal tunnel syndrome and are wondering if it's at all possible to heal it. The answer is: Yes, of course you can!
First, let me help you understand what causes carpal tunnel syndrome, then I'll let you in on how a doctor recommends you can heal it.
What is carpal tunnel syndrome and what causes it?
Carpal tunnel syndrome, or CTS, is a relatively common condition. It occur... ››› more
To stretch or not to stretch? That's the age-old question!
You've heard it all: Stretch before you work out, stretch after you work out, stretch between each set, don't stretch at all.
But it's more complex than this… With all these confusing recommendations, how do you know what's right and wrong?
While it's not the most exciting topic in the world, it's important you know the differen... ››› more
As, I'm sure, you already know, one of the best ways to stay healthy is exercise.
But do you really do it right?
Or is there still room for improvement?
I'd say there is. Plenty.
And do that very thing, just follow these simple rules:
1. Before and during exercise avoid these foods
Since you always have a relatively strenuous exercise regime, don't forget to drink a lo... ››› more
No matter what age you are, or how fit or unfit you are at this stage of your life, everyone should be doing yoga.
It's a great way to get in touch with how your body moves, a way to relax your mind while you're exercising and just a general way to feel better about life without breaking too much of a sweat.
And it's a real workout that stretches your muscles, makes you strong and increa... ››› more
There's nothing better than waking up and having a good old long stretch.
But you can do more than just the typical straight arm above your head stretch to get your blood flowing in the morning.
In fact, you should start every morning with a good stretching session to wake your body up and get the blood flowing to your brain.
Here is an easy stretching routine you can do every morni... ››› more
While there's no real benefit to stretching after a workout to prevent injuries, there is real benefit to stretching before you work out, says the American College of Sports Science.
But you shouldn't stretch when your body is cold either, as this may have a damaging effect too.
What you should do is warm up your muscles by walking briskly for ten minutes, then do a stretching routine.
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No matter what kind of exercise you enjoy doing to improve your fitness levels, a stretching routine should form a staple part of it.
There's nothing better to help you unwind and cool down after a workout. But not only that, stretching out your muscles after they've been under strain during a workout can help to ease the tension and help them recover faster after a workout.
But you don'... ››› more
Stretching is relaxing and good for you too. But it's even better when you can enjoy it with your partner. Here are three stretching routines you can do as a couple…
The secret to weight loss – as easy as putting one foot in front of the other
You see, when it comes to putting one foot in front of the other, it’s not where... ››› more
The shooting pain you feel through your bottom and down the back of your leg from your lower back is due to an injury to your sciatic nerve. But you can relieve the pain by stretching correctly. Use these four stretching techniques to naturally relieve the pain in your lower back…
Naturally relieve your sciatica pain using this four step stretching programme
Step 1: Lie on your bac... ››› more
Are you overweight? Diabetic? Or have a close family member died of a heart attack? If you answered ‘yes' to any (or all) of those questions, your risk of having a heart attack during your lifetime could be higher than normal. Don't despair. There's one simple 10 minute routine you can do each day that'll lower your risk by 12%!
While heart disease is about more than just heart attacks and bl... ››› more
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