Amy L. Lansky – Most people in the modern world tend to have poor posture.
Tammy McKenzie, Prevent Disease Waking Times There are serious consequences that result when the muscular engine sits on ‘idle’ and in long periods in sedentary positions. Prolonged sitting can lead to loss of shoulder motion, chronic pain, walking deficits, neck-related headaches, the inability to exercise, and can literally impede the ability to metabolize fat and sugar, […]
Paul Cavel, Contributor Waking Times Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) include hypertension (high blood pressure), coronary heart disease (heart attacks), cerebrovascular disease, peripheral artery disease, rheumatic heart disease, congenital heart disease and heart failure. Heart Disease: Why Your Cardio Health Matters The World Health Organization reports that “An estimated 17 million people die of CVDs, particularly heart attacks and […]
The Health Coach, Contributing Writer Waking Times Smartphones are here to stay. Smartphones are radically changing the way we live our lives. Smartphones are causing different health crises, most of which remain under the radar until they seemingly emerge out of nowhere. The headline below speaks directly to two different health concerns which are becoming […]
This palms-up position may be familiar to committed meditators and yogis who practice shavasana, but it’s foreign to those of us who spend a lot of time at a computer, behind the wheel of a car, holding babies, making lattes, or doing pretty much anything else that requires constant hand use. Even when we’re not using our hands, it’s just habit to sit, walk or stand with our hands facing down or behind us.