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Autism and Exercise During a Pandemic

Autism and Exercise During a Pandemic Parents and guardians have found it quite a challenge to find ways to keep their children active during a pandemic. School at home is a challenge all by itself, but how do these parents and guardians keep their children active? They understand that a Zoom school day means the…

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7 Reasons Parenting a Toddler is an Exercise in Insanity

Jerry Seinfeld once said that “a two-year-old is kind of like having a blender, but you don’t have a top for it.”  And that phrase is permanently etched into my mind. Have truer words ever been spoken about toddlers? Because he’s right, of course.  We all have to be slightly mad to get through the…

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Posture Exercises for Kids

Children can be terrible slouchers! You know the symptoms- shoulders down, stomach out, back hunched. There is no time like the present for your kids to learn good habits. In fact, the sooner, the better. Even if you children do not have medical conditions, such as scoliosis, which cause back problems, they can still benefit from doing posture exercises. After all, many children spend part of their days in rigid school chairs or slouched on couches watching television or playing video games. Keep exercises short and pain-free to ensure they stick with the routine! And maybe skip balancing books on their head…

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Ball Exercises During Pregnancy

Prenatal exercise helps relieve discomfort and increases energy, according to MayoClinic.com. An exercise ball is an inexpensive but effective workout tool for expectant mothers. The large, plastic workout ball provides support along with its flexibility, allowing it to conform to your body. Ball exercises are also an alternative way to perform exercises in a safer manner while pregnant. Always listen to your body and consult with your health care provider when starting a new workout routine, especially during pregnancy.

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What Are Signs of Exercise Addiction

Research has told us for decades how important it is to exercise and keep our bodies healthy. For many people, getting enough exercise is a regular struggle. For some, however, exercise becomes an obsession that can be detrimental to health and well-being. I once had a client who would wake up at 4:00am every morning…