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One Good Thing: Upper Back Strengthener

This move, called the single-arm row, targets the back and the back of your shoulders. Practice this move regularly and you’ll strengthen your latissimus dorsi, teres major, trapezius, rhomboids, biceps brachii, and rear deltoids! And all of that extra strength will help you safely… read more >

One Good Thing: Triceps Extension

This move targets the back of your upper arms, specifically the triceps brachii. Step 1: Stand in a lunge position with your right leg in front of your left. Keep both knees slightly bent. Place your right hand on your right thigh and lean… read more >

One Good Thing: Biceps Twist

This move targets the front of your upper arms, specifically the biceps brachialis, biceps brachii, and brachioradialis. It will add tone and curves to your upper arms, and help you carry heavy boxes, babies, and grocery bags. Step 1: Stand tall and lengthen your… read more >

One Good Thing: Chest and Core Strengthener

A fly (or flye) is a strength training exercise in which the arms move through an arc while the elbows stay slightly bent. This fly targets the pectoralis major—a large chest muscle—and helps strengthen the core and back muscles that stabilize your lower back…. read more >

One Good Thing: Overhead Press

This move is not only great for adding more shape to your shoulders, it helps you to lift heavy objects—such as placing a box on the top shelf in a closest—with greater ease. Do this exercise two to three times a week with a… read more >

One Good Thing: Sinus Steam

This steam is very helpful for either sinus or chest congestion and can decrease the severity of infection.  Heat helps combat viral multiplication –in other words, viruses cannot multiply as effectively under heated conditions.  The moisture from the steam will help loosen phlegm.  Do… read more >

Got 5 Minutes? Ease Your Back With a Simple Stretch

As we go about our daily activities, we often use one side of the body more than the other, which can create an imbalance in the muscles of the side body. Stretching the side wall allows for more space not only in the sides of the torso, but also in the low back…read more >