Navigation Links
Business Travel Harmful to Health: Medical & Personal Fitness Experts Announce "Exercise is Solution to Many Travel Ailments"
Date:6/21/2012

New York, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2012

Prolonged sitting, like on a plane, in a car, or at your desk shortens the psoas, a primary hip flexor, strains the glutes and hamstrings, and compresses your lower back, the lumbar and sacral spine. All of these can lead to lower back pain, hip pain or even sciatica. Lack of circulation can cause edema (swelling) of limbs and joints, and in some cases Deep Vein Thrombosis. When carrying heavy items, like computers, brief cases & luggage, one side of the body compensates by activating and shortening the muscles on the other side. This repetitive, uneven usage of muscles between the right and left sides can create imbalances in the neck, shoulder, upper back and hip muscles commonly resulting in various musculo-skeletal injuries including: tightness or impingement of the shoulder, muscle knots in the upper back & neck (trapezius), hunched back, pain and stress in the hip and knee joints.

Exercise such as Pilates, resistance training and stretching can mitigate these travel ailments. However, one of the biggest challenges facing business travelers is finding the time and place to exercise and maintain a fitness program while on the road.

While there are ways to minimize the repercussions of prolonged sitting and shouldering heavy loads, such as engaging the abs to sit taller with better posture and to support the lower back when picking up and carrying heavy objects, repetitive travel wear and tear will happen.

The good news is that stretching and strengthening exercises can reverse the physical damages of traveling.

Demanding careers can take a physical and mental toll on health. Making room for exercise can improve physical and emotional well-being by reducing stress and alleviating the physical damage of long flights or drives. Balancing work and fitness is a challenge, but it is a surmountable one.

About CoreFitnessByJana:

CoreFitnessByJana.com offers online fitness workouts including Pilates, Body Sculpting, Stretching & Flexibility and Sport Conditioning. Daily, Monthly or Annual Membership options available.

The 15-20 minute exercise videos use just one's body weight (or add resistance props for increased intensity) and are designed to help one incorporate exercise conveniently into a daily schedule.

CoreFitnessByJana online workouts are broken out my major body parts: Abs/Core, Upper Body (back,chest, shoulders & arms) and Lower Body (Hips, Butt & Legs) and/or by sport. As a weekend warrior herself, Jana puts special focus on exercises to enhance sport specific performance, improve flexibility and reduce injuries (golf, tennis, skiing, etc.).

The modular system allows members to customize a great variety of workouts to meet their specific needs and time availability.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/CoreFitnessByJana/online_fitness_workouts/prweb9603100.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Elreg Distributors Ltd. Celebrates 32 Years in Business
2. Travel to High Altitudes Tied to Crohns, Colitis Flare-Ups
3. Kidney Disease May Be as Harmful to Heart as Heart Attack: Study
4. Climate Change Could Be Tough on Seniors Health: Study
5. Education Is Key to Health: Report
6. Physician Groups Call for Fewer Medical Tests
7. Weill Cornell Medical College establishes Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy
8. CAM therapy combined with conventional medical care may improve treatment of lower back pain
9. Image share project gives patients and physicians anytime, anywhere access to medical images
10. Researchers determine vitamin D blood level for reducing major medical risks in older adults
11. Biomedical researchers receive Hartwell Foundation awards
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/14/2020)... ... 14, 2020 , ... “The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery ... discoloration, and lines and wrinkles. And the treatments they are most interested in ... in February specifically to address the areas our patients are most concerned about,” ...
(Date:2/13/2020)... ... February 13, 2020 , ... ... in Northern Virginia: Arlington, Dulles-Aldie, Fair Oaks, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Leesburg, and Woodbridge, as ... D.C.- and Virginia-based fertility specialists have been named as Top Docs for Infertility ...
(Date:2/11/2020)... NEW YORK (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2020 , ... ... of Radiology Benefit Management (RBM), but the service that truly raises us above our ... reviewer and medical director is a board-certified Radiologist with years of clinical experience. We ...
(Date:2/11/2020)... ... February 11, 2020 , ... Dental Services ... pleased to announce a $5,000 grant to provide free dental care for those ... donated to the Smiles for Everyone Foundation , which provides free dental ...
(Date:2/10/2020)... ... February 11, 2020 , ... R3 Medical Training is now enrolling ... in Las Vegas. The training consists of thread lift placement on real patients for ... PDO thread lifts represent an excellent alternative currently for nonoperative facelift. The procedures are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/15/2020)... ... February 14, 2020 , ... Clean the World, a leader in ... that its full-service customer portal for hospitality partners has enabled them to increase customer ... 2019. This has allowed Clean the World to produce 5.8 million bars in 2019 ...
(Date:2/14/2020)... ... February 14, 2020 , ... ... Science and Commerce beginning fall semester 2020, the first of its kind in ... interested in a career in the cannabis industry and will provide students with ...
(Date:2/14/2020)... ... ... Gramercy Dental Center , located at 118 East 19th Street in ... menu of dental services in one convenient location. Dr. Mark Don brings over four ... and restorative dentist Dr. Patricia Sciortino. Together, they are equipped to offer a broad ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: