QUIZ: How Well Do You Know the Benefits of Walking?

Want to test your knowledge about the many health benefits of walking? Grab a pen and paper and take our brief quiz. Scroll down for the answer key when you’re done to find out how well you did!   1. Studies show that you may live a longer life if you walk:   A) 12…
Read More

Breathing Pattern Quiz

Do you breathe through your mouth more than your nose? Do your shoulders move up and down when you breathing in and out? Does your belly move out when you breathe in? Do you breathe out twice as long as you breathe in? Do breathe out through lips that are almost shut? Do you find…
Read More

Shoulder Instability Quiz: Are You At Risk For Shoulder Dislocation?

    1.     Have you ever dislocated a shoulder? 2.     Have you played any overhead sports, such as tennis, baseball, or softball? 3.     Does your shoulder ever shift or clunk when reaching or lifting above your head? 4.     Does lying on back, making an L shape with your arm, and letting it rotate backwards cause…
Read More

Just How Dangerous Is Sitting All Day?

  So you might ask, how dangerous is sitting all day? Before you read any further, please stand up. So how dangerous is sitting all day? Let’s do some math and makes some estimations. Let’s assume you sleep about eight hours a day. This leaves about 16 hours or 960 minutes for your daily activities….
Read More

Flexibility Quiz: Is Flexibility Always a Good Thing?

  Ask yourself these 5 questions:   1.     Can you bend forward and place your hands flat on the floor without bending your knees? a.     Yes: 1 point b.     No: 0 points     2.     Can you hyperextend your elbow? Does your elbow go past straight? a.     Yes: both sides-2 points; one side only-1 point…
Read More