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You may have already experienced it-Waking up your neck is too stiff to turn your head to one side. Or, your pain may be more persistent, and it is located at the root of your skull like a dull pain and will not go away. In either case, you may visit a professional neck massager and benefit from it.However, if your schedule is busy, usually the appointment that is cancelled first may be the most needed. A recent Harvard study showed that approximately 80% of the population will handle neck pain during their lifetime.Why not bring the professionals home in...

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Jumping rope is no longer child’s play. Fitness experts across the country are promoting this total body workout as a quick and easy way to get your daily dose of cardio.“It’s an amazing total body exercise that engages all of the major muscle groups,” says Clinton Maclin, ACSM CEP-CPO, an exercise physiologist and safety coach at Piedmont Atlanta Fitness Center. “You can use it to warm up or as a stand-alone exercise, and it incorporates cardiovascular exercise and resistance training.”If getting a total body burn isn’t enough, Maclin shares four more reasons you should incorporate jumping rope into your exercise...

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If you are unfortunate enough to wear a back brace when you were a child, then the idea of back braces for posture might seem like a terrible thing to you. Now you wonder “Do back braces for posture really work?” Read this, then decide for yourself. Back braces have become increasingly popular recently, as more and more people struggle with their posture and are looking for a way to improve it. The back braces that were once used for various back ailments in the past were significantly different than the braces used today to develop improved posture. What Are Back Braces for...

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Some women are born blessed with slim thighs. Then there are the rest of us that have to work hard to achieve results with thigh exercises. Read on for useful tips about leg exercises you can do to look your best in shorts... Athletes make it look easy, but they didn’t roll out of bed one day looking fit and ready to tackle the world of professional sports. They train hard, and one benefit of their hard work is toned legs. But you don’t need to spend tons of time at the gym to slim down your thighs. You’ll just need...

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What are Toe Separators Primarily Used For? Whether you’re a runner or not, your feet take a real beating every day.  Factors like natural foot positioning and what kind of shoes you wear have the potential to negatively affect the health of your feet. When wearing narrow-toed shoes, for example, your toes will be pressed together, aligning them uncomfortably. This essentially changes the natural form of your feet, which can lead to a host of problems over the long term.  Facts About Modern Toe Separators for Runners  Toe separators aren’t as cumbersome as they once were, nor are they a...

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