stretching

For the Health of It: The importance of stretching

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss the importance of stretching prior to working out to insure overall health

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) – Everyone understands the importance of exercise, whether it is a full workout, short run, or walk with a dog.  What often gets lost, however, is the importance of stretching prior to exercise. According to Hima Dalal from Cora Health, a proper warm up increases flexibility & blood flow to a given area, which will help prevent…

Stand Up to Avoid “Sitting Disease”

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – If you’re like most Americans, your daily routine includes many hours of sitting – behind a desk, in front of a computer or in a car. A 2008 Vanderbuilt University study  finds we spend more than half our time sitting. Health professionals say the typical sedentary lifestyle has led to more people suffering from “sitting disease,” or, debilitating back pain.  A…