Lie on your back with knees bent to 90-degree angles. Flatten your lower back against a mat and straighten your arms by your sides, lengthening your fingertips. Press the backs of your shoulders against the mat, and slide them down away from your ears. Inhale as you lower your toes toward the ground, then exhale as you return to starting position. Do 5–8 reps.
It's not very hard to find someone to commiserate with about tight hips. Tight hips are right up there with lower-back pain and knee pain as modern-day ailments many adults deal with on the reg. Like any pain or achiness, there are many potential causes. But for a lot of people, it often comes down […]
Most nurses don’t get selfie requests from patients. Or go for a run both before and after a 10-hour shift. Or, you know, finish second in one of the world’s most prestigious marathons. But Sarah Sellers isn’t like most nurses. The 27-year-old stunned the running world last April when she finished second in the Boston […]
When you’re trying to build an impressive six-pack, it’s tempting to favour the moves you know well, but if you’re new to the gym you may not know that sit-ups and crunches have fallen out of favour with those in the know. “The old sit-up with someone holding your feet on the ground is dead,” […]