The Back – Additional Stretches, Exercise, and Advice

As important as treatment can be in resolving low back injuries and pain, the most vital part in reversing these conditions is the work that a patient does at home.  With that in mind, here are some more stretches and exercises that can be very helpful in stretching the muscles involved in chronic back discomfort. Continue reading

A User’s Guide to the Human Body – Scarcity, Dieting, and Exercise

When it comes to addressing weight loss in the developed world, one of the great ironies is that even though people now have unprecedented access to fitness facilities and healthy foods, obesity is the number one health problem facing many of it citizens. What has changed in recent years that makes it so much easier for people to gain weight but simultaneously makes losing that so difficult? Continue reading