Stretch of the Month
Piriformis Stretch! How to – Lie on your back. Bend your left knee and lift it halfway to your chest. Grasp your knee with your right hand and pull it toward your right shoulder, keeping both buttocks against the floor. Hold for 20 seconds; repeat three to five times with each leg.
Exercise of the Month
Renegade Rows! How to – Holding on to weights, start in push-up position. Do a push-up, then pull one weight up to your chest keeping your body even and squeeze through your shoulder blade.
An apple a day really can keep you healthy. Apples contain soluble fiber (the type that can lower cholesterol), which research suggests can help strengthen your immune system, helping you recover faster from illness. Foods highest in soluble fiber are brussels sprouts, citrus fruits, bananas, carrots, and apples.
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