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Posted On: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
https://www.facebook.com/woostersalvationarmy/videos/1917151241927591/?t=0 Exercise can be fun. All you have to do is be a little creative! Try it sometime! Check out the above video!
Posted On: Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:37pm
No matter what age your child starts weight lifting, his or her first year should be spent learning correct exercise technique and developing a general fitness base. Strength training has definite...
Posted On: Monday, August 27, 2018 - 4:07pm
Resistance training can improve a young athlete’s potential by preparing him to learn complex movements, master sports tactics, and step up to the demands of training and competition, according to a...
Posted On: Monday, August 6, 2018 - 8:22pm
A 2015 survey in the American Journal of Sports Medicine found that 60 percent of all Tommy John surgeries in the US are for patients ages 15-19  — startling considering that professional baseball...
Posted On: Monday, July 30, 2018 - 12:34pm
 According to a study by the National Federation of State High School Associations, high school student-athletes who specialize in one sport are 70 percent more likely to suffer a debilitating injury...
Posted On: Monday, July 23, 2018 - 12:43pm
What Is The Best Exercise? There is one word that will make most people cringe and that word is exercise. The mind conjures up many things when that word is spoken like the gym, sweating, taking time...
Posted On: Monday, November 27, 2017 - 2:06pm
No matter what you age the research shows it is not too late to begin exercise and stretching. There are many ways to exercise but we recommend chair exercises with these stretch bands. Just use the...
Posted On: Friday, September 9, 2016 - 10:56pm
Quad strength is very important in preventing knee issues. The strong muscles around the knee help support the joint so cartilage isn't worn away. Chair Exercise #11 strengthens the quads so try...
Posted On: Monday, August 29, 2016 - 1:28pm
There are two things about back pain,"You either got it or you are gonna get it!"  This chair exercise will give you some relief from that lower back pain. Try it! PUT ON YOUR SOCKS:  Position the...
Posted On: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 4:23pm
As we get older and are less active, parts of our body seem to rearrange themselves. Here is an exercise that helps the under arm (tricep) and think about that remodel you have always wanted to do in...
Posted On: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 10:23am
Our flexibility is very important. As we age our joints become stiff and sore. Try this simple exercise. It will help keep the blood circulating to relieve stiffness and soreness in your knees. KICK...
Posted On: Friday, March 11, 2016 - 12:51pm
As we age some of our routine movements become more difficult. Try this exercise sitting in a chair. It will help strengthen your core muscles. We don't want to go without our pants, right! PUT ON...
Posted On: Monday, February 15, 2016 - 2:09pm
As many times as we get into bed we seldom realize that it might be difficult for some people to tuck themselves under the covers. This exercise helps build upper body strength. GIVE IT A TRY!   PULL...
Posted On: Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 11:55am
How about singing with your exercise! If you tap your toe to the beat of "Yankee Doodle" you will have 10 reps for each time you sing it. Have some fun exercising! TAP YOUR TOE: Loop the band around...
Posted On: Monday, November 23, 2015 - 4:30pm
Are you ready for the holiday season? Most people think of shopping and cooking but how about the many times you will pick up young kids or babies at the family gatherings. This is the continuing...
Posted On: Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 12:04pm
This is the 3rd in our series of functional movement exercise using a chair.  HUG SOMEONE: Grasping the band in each hand, put a twist in the band behind the back to stabilize the set-up. (Band...
Posted On: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 10:01am
This is the second in the series on chair exercises. "Reach in the Cupboard" is a shoulder and tricep strengthening exercise. REACH IN THE CUPBOARD: Grasp the band with your right hand and raise your...
Posted On: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 9:36pm
FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT EXERCISES TO STRENGTHEN THE UPPER AND LOWER BODY WHILE SITTING IN A CHAIR Better Life Flex-n-Stretch is starting a series on strengthening exercises that can be done while sitting...
Posted On: Friday, February 20, 2015 - 12:33pm
Plantar fasciitis is a common painful disorder effecting the heel and underside of the foot.  It is a disorder of the insertion site of ligament and the bone and is characterized by scarring,...
Posted On: Monday, February 16, 2015 - 4:26pm
Neck tension or stiffness from stress at work or sleeping in the wrong position can create continued discomfort. Here is a simple exercise to alleviate the pain without taking over the counter pain...