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  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Wendy Batts answered:
    When performing a side dumbbell step-up, first choose a weight that you want to use. Next, stand beside the box/step with your feet pointed straight ahead and shoulder-width apart. Step sideways onto the box with one foot, making sure to keep it pointed straight ahead. Place your body weight onto...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
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    Begin by lying on your stomach with one hip slightly bent to side. Place the foam roller perpendicular to your thigh, toward your groin area. Slowly roll (about an inch per second) your inner thigh from the groin region all the way to the inside of your knee. Maintain good alignment and hold on tender...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Wendy Batts answered:
    Begin by lying on the floor in a sit up position. Place the foam roller behind your upper back, perpendicular to your spine. Lock hands behind your head for support and raise your hips off the floor. Slowly roll (about an inch per second) your shoulder blade area and hold on tender spots for 30 seconds...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Wendy Batts found the following answer helpful:

    Mark Twain once said, "If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got.” Maintaining your weight loss long-term is no different, you will need to continue to incorporate similar lifestyle, exercise, and nutrition practices to those that helped you achieve your

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  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
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    To get rid of those tight hamstrings try training your core to be more stable. It’s true that the hamstrings often feel tight because of a lack of muscle flexibility; however that’s not always the cause. Interestingly, when there is muscle weakness or a lack of stability around key parts of the body

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  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
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    Aquatic exercise is the best exercise for reducing joint stress. Aquatic exercise includes any of the following:

    • swimming
    • stretching
    • strengthening exercises
    • water aerobics.
    Water adds a therapeutic effect and, provides resistance in all directions and decreases weight bearing stress on bones and joints....Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
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    Like all exercises be sure to perform the exercise with proper form and perform in a safe environment. When performing the single-leg standing exercise be sure ensure you have neutral alignment from the foot and spine. These joints should be stable and free of excessive movements. If you are a be

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  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
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    There are a number of safety tips you can follow to help you avoid injuries while you are working toward your physical goals.  Watch my video to learn more!

     

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  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Wendy Batts found the following answer helpful:
    You can significantly decrease your chance of getting back pain by incorporating three simple steps into your weekly fitness routine:
    1. Stretch. Stretch your hip flexors and hamstrings. Perform static stretching, holding a stretch for 30 seconds each, on the muscles in front of your hips (your
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  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
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    We often talk about how important it is to change up your workout routine every 4 weeks so that you do not hit the dreaded plateau, but do you actually...Full Post
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Wendy Batts found the following answer helpful:
    A healthy heart is the key to a long, happy life. To get information on how to take better care of your heart start with the Sharecare Love-Your-Heart Center. There you can find Sharecare’s top heart health Q&As, test your heart IQ with our heart smarts quiz and get tips from Sharecare’s top heart...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
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    Each month Sharecare features 10 impressive and inspirational men and women who are reaching across multiple online channels—including Twitter, blogs, forums, mainstream news and video—to influence conversations online on a variety of health and wellness issues from depression to heart disease to infer...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
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    Here's a little-known fitness secret: Ride the bus. In this Health Smarts video, Mike Clark, DPT, reveals how using public transportation helps you... View Video
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Wendy Batts found the following answer helpful:
    Fitness is the ability to function efficiently in an active environment that suits your personal interests and goals. You should have your own unique definition and create a baseline that you can build on throughout your life.
    Your fitness goals should always be realistic and something you look forward...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Wendy Batts has posted a blog entry:
    When working out, it is extremely important that you maintain proper alignment in order to keep your joints in a safe place and your muscles working...Full Post