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Back Health

The 10 Best Stretches to Alleviate Lower Back Pain

Let’s face it, we all experience lower back pain. It’s uncomfortable and seems like it’ll just never go away! The key to finding relief is to stay active and strong. However, a part of being active that many people neglect is stretching. While we do need to strengthen our lower back and core, we must also remember to stretch it to relieve the aches and pains that come with getting wiser. If you’re ready to start a stretching routine that will help you feel better and move easily, then read

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Back Health

Guide To Foam Rolling For Back Health

Foam rolling might seem like something we don’t want to bother with. After all, isn’t that for serious athletes at the gym? However, foam rolling is a great way to loosen our muscles and stretch them in a way that regular stretching just cannot do. It allows our muscles to fully relax and releases the fascia that holds them tightly together. As a result, foam rolling is a great way to relieve pain and helps us feel better throughout the day. Here’s how to foam roll for back health.  By

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Fitness

7 Reasons Why Improving Core Strength is Critical as We Age

The core is the foundation of our entire body. It’s responsible for keeping us stable, strong, and supported. Most wiser adults think of training the core as something for younger people. After all, having six-pack abs is usually something muscled gym-goers are interested in! However, core training is about much more than having a toned midsection. In fact, it’s just as important as traditional weight training and cardio! This is because having a strong core will keep us healthy and happy as we become wiser. Here is why improving core

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Back Health

The 9 Best Stretches For Middle Back Pain

Middle back pain can keep us from functioning during the day. We can’t turn to check for oncoming traffic or easily bend over to lift objects. If you find your middle back aching most days, then it is time to incorporate stretching into your daily routine. Taking 10 – 15 minutes to stretch every day can make a huge difference in how our backs feel. Here are the nine best stretches to eliminate middle back pain in wiser adults. 1. Standing Wall Stretch This stretch will help us elongate our

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Back Health

What Causes Upper Back Pain As We Get Older?

Having any type of pain is frustrating and can have a negative effect on your day. Upper back pain, in particular, can make living our everyday lives more difficult. And if upper back pain is chronic, then it can greatly reduce our quality of life. As we age, we are more prone to this type of pain, but why? After all, shouldn’t we be able to enjoy growing wiser without a nagging pain in our neck and shoulders? Unfortunately, our chances of experiencing upper back pain increase as we age

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Back Health

Ten Best Stretches for Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain can really affect our mood, activities, and quality of life. Unfortunately, we are more prone to upper back pain as we age due to stress, modern life, and general wear and tear on the body. The good news is that we can counteract this pain by living a healthy life that involves regular exercise and stretching. Most of us may not take much time to stretch during the day, but it’s an excellent way to relax and help relieve pain. In some cases, we can even stretch

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