Tag Archive: Steno Fitness

Nov 17

Sitting Smart

Yes, I got the following advice from a pregnancy book. Still, the advice is relevant for anyone who has to sit for prolonged periods of time. The authors of “What To Expect When You’re Expecting” state the following: “Sit smart. Sitting puts more stress on your spine than almost any other activity.” The authors state …

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Oct 18

Steno Fitness: The Importance Of Getting Enough Sleep

A recent Inc. article entitled, “18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People,” written by, Travis Bradberry, discusses the importance of getting an adequate amount of sleep. Author Travis Bradberry states: “It’s difficult to overstate the importance of sleep…When you sleep, your brain literally recharges, shuffling through the day’s memories and storing or discarding them (which causes …

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Jul 30

Steno Fitness: How To Improve Your Posture

I think I’m going to try this…

Jun 25

Steno Fitness: The Different Types Of Yoga (Part 1)

Hatha Yoga- Integrates postures, relaxation, breathing exercises, and meditation to stretch, condition, and strengthen. Vinyasa Yoga- Flowing sequences of challenging poses with an emphasis on breathing techniques. Iyengar Yoga- Focuses on precise body alignment. Helps to enhance flexibility, endurance, balance and strength via coordinated breathing. Bikram Yoga- Yoga done in a heated environment of at …

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Dec 11

Steno Fitness: Hand, Wrist & Forearm Exercises

7 exercises that strengthen your wrist, hand and forearm.

Dec 06

Steno Fitness: Quick Hand & Wrist Stretches

These awesome hand and wrist stretches can help to prevent or relieve carpal tunnel. Please work them into your routine!! Love, Speed and Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Nov 30

Steno Fitness: Jump, Jump

GNC Jump Rope

An inexpensive and highly effective conditioning tool, the jump rope is great for exercising and increasing coordination. According to BodyBuilding.com, your jump rope should be of a length that allows the handles to reach about armpit height. It is also recommended that you jump on shock absorbent surfaces, such as: a boxing ring, running track, …

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Nov 20

Steno Fitness: The Importance Of Taking Vacations

“In a 2013 Expedia survey, nearly 90% of vacationers reported feeling less stress after only a day or two away, and other research has found that failing to take a break from everyday stressors can speed up the aging process. Long-running studies of women and men have found significantly higher risk of coronary-related deaths among …

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Oct 25

Steno Fitness: Quick Exercises For Long-Time Sitters

Aug 29

Steno Fitness: Medicine Ball Exercises

I bought a medicine ball this week. I love working out with it already. Here’s a video of 7 medicine ball exercises that can help to strengthen your core.

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