Although the MLB’s 2017 season officially began April 2, for the players it started much earlier – even before spring training. By the time players travel to the temperate Arizona and Florida climates for pre-season play, their bodies are conditioned for their regular-season play. At least, they should be; there have been exceptions. According to Pittsburgh […]
Our hectic lifestyles cause anxiety, restlessness and unsound sleep. Luckily, there’s many things you can do to help you — and your brain — rest.
Organizations work feverishly to gain recognition for their causes. Even though these causes may not affect you individually, chances are, they affect someone you know. There are many more awareness days and weeks not included on this list, but we wanted to give you a quick rundown of some of the days to mark on […]
Gardening isn’t just a hobby; it’s a workout. But there’s also many other mental, physical and nutritional benefits to growing your own food and flowers.
Happy spring! If you’re itching to get outside and enjoy the weather, it’s time cave in. Optimal workout weather is between 68 and 72 degrees Fahrenheit because you’ll perform your best in these condition
Just for a moment, erase every notion of you have about food. Erase the low-fat-low-carb-eat-less-exercise-more dogma you’ve been programmed to believe. Now, imagine you have an avocado in one hand and a wheat cracker in the other. With a blank slate and common sense, which would be more nourishing to your body? Imagine again. This time, […]
It seems like the benefits of rebounding on a trampoline are endless. From increasing bone density to increasing endurance, rebounding can do a lot for individuals who want to avoid high-impact cardio. Plus, if you have a rebounder with upper body resistance bands, you’ll be able to vary your routine that much more. Although these […]
Body builders and frequent grocery shoppers alike can attest to the importance of grip strength. It’s the difference between passing off a pickle jar and successfully opening said pickle jar. Even more, you’ll be able to lift heavier weights, improve your dexterity and increase your hands’ endurance. All while decreasing your risk of carpal tunnel […]
Here at Stamina, we want you to get the most bang for your buck! And the Conversion II Recumbent Bike/Rower may just be the epitome of that philosophy. In addition to rowing and cycling, users can also perform leg presses, bicep curls and other arm exercises with the machine. Because of this machine’s utility, there’s […]
Given that heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, it is crucial to recognize February as American Heart Month. In fact, one out of every four people die of heart disease, according to the CDC. Luckily, heart disease is also one of the most preventable causes […]
In 1997, Stamina Products’ first Pilates reformer, called the Performer, made it on QVC. Stamina’s hopes were high for the reformer, but it was risky. At this point, Stamina was only 10 years old. The owners, Kevin Gerschefske, Barry Laurie, Bob McBride, Brent Swanson and Jeff Hutchens, had invested everything they had into this company. […]
For over 30 years, I have worked daily to help patients find lasting relief from recurrent back and neck pain. In my mind, one thing that really stands out is how different patients’ expectations can be. Most of us believe that when we’re sick, we go to the doctor for he or she will alleviate […]