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Work Out Wherever You Are!

Jun 20, 2019 | 0 comments

Work Out Wherever You Are!

With summer here, does your schedule get all mixed up? It’s in a good way usually, but I used to find it difficult to keep my workout consistent until I started taking it with me. Here are some suggestions for easy-to-do exercises (no equipment required!) when you’ve got company, you’re camping, you’re traveling, or whatever else summer throws your way! Just remember to have fun. Lunges We’ll start at the bottom and work our way up. One of my favorite exercises for the legs is lunges. They work your hamstrings, quads, and glutes on both...

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Exercise Outside to Enjoy the Weather!

May 7, 2019 | 0 comments

Exercise Outside to Enjoy the Weather!

Is the sunshine beckoning you out to play? Why not get your dose of vitamin D by taking your workout outdoors? Skipping the gym occasionally and exercising outside is a great way to welcome spring and a gorgeous day. With a little creativity and some hills, trees, park benches, or sand, you can get your workout in! Include cardio by marching in place or doing jumping jacks or plyometrics in between your exercises. Here are some strengthening ideas to get you going. Park Bench Dips Sit on edge of a bench or steps, facing away from the base....

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Pilates, BootCAMP, and BOSU With WAGs

Mar 20, 2019 | 0 comments

Pilates, BootCAMP, and BOSU With WAGs

We are incredibly grateful to have the following story of how Wrist Assured Gloves (WAGs) made an impact for Pilates instructor, personal trainer, and group fitness instructor Erin. She helped her clients overcome pain and build on their Pilates practice and cardio workouts. E2: Exercise with Erin is an inspiration for her innovation and pursuit of making exercise accessible and enjoyable for everyone! Erin’s specialties are Pilates and BootCAMP classes, and she also teaches Sculpting and CardioBox classes. Erin has a special place in her...

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Is Your Fitness Routine Causing Pain?

Feb 5, 2019 | 0 comments

Is Your Fitness Routine Causing Pain?

Maybe you’ve been a bit overzealous in attacking your resolution to get in shape — don’t let your enthusiasm land you on the sidelines with an injury! Often known as the “Weekend Warrior” syndrome, it’s easy to let an overuse injury sneak up on you. More commonly referred to as tendinitis, the symptoms can appear suddenly or develop over time. The team here at Wrist Assured Gloves is here to help you understand what’s happening and what you can do to achieve a pain-free fitness routine. Causes of Tendinitis Repetitive movements (doing too...

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4 Steps to Get Going and Stick with a Fitness Routine

Jan 9, 2019 | 2 comments

4 Steps to Get Going and Stick with a Fitness Routine

January signals a fresh start and a good time to set goals for the new year. It’s also the perfect time to boot-up your fitness routine and get rid of any holiday pounds you might have added. Here are four tips on how to lock-in your fitness routine from the team here at Wrist Assured Gloves (WAGs). 1. Start With the Why On the surface, it’s easy to come up with the reasons behind our fitness goals and routine. We may want to lose or maintain our weight and look our best. But dig a little deeper and you’ll find hidden tools to give you more...

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Take Care of Your Bones and Joints

Oct 29, 2018 | 0 comments

Take Care of Your Bones and Joints

Here at WAGs, we’re here to support your wrist fitness and overall wellness, and we know that with aging often comes the creaks of arthritis in your joints. The time between ages 45 and 63 is generally when arthritis begins showing up. Factors that play into osteoarthritis include excessive weight, muscle weakness, repetitive movements, joint injury, and family history. “We don’t have anything to prevent the disease or the progression of this disease [arthritis] over time, but exercising and maintaining a healthy weight are the best chance[s]...

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Body Weight Supported Workouts

Sep 27, 2018 | 0 comments

Body Weight Supported Workouts

I like using my own body weight for resistance – it’s efficient, you flow and it can be challenging. Here are some common ways to strengthen your core and arms. Plank- This tried and true exercise is a good one when done correctly. The ideal position is you’re planted on the toes, legs extended, hips, trunk and shoulders all lined up and arms extended under the shoulders. The thing to focus on is that back doesn’t sway down and your hanging on your shoulders and hips. Make sure you engage your core, keeping your...

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Yoga for the Whole Body

Aug 10, 2018 | 2 comments

Yoga for the Whole Body

One very important aspect to yoga is the teacher. I’m very particular with who I go to for yoga class. It’s an important job! I look for someone who knows anatomy well, gives clear instruction with injury prevention strategies, and offers modifications and advancements, especially when we’re in a pose. This is important because everyone in the class is not at the same level. Some will need an easier version, yet some will be ready to try the more challenging version. I love an instructor that explains both options! In today’s blog post, I...

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Watch out for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

May 24, 2018 | 0 comments

Watch out for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What Is the Carpal Tunnel? Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common nerve disorders. The carpal tunnel is located on the palm side of the hand, at the wrist, just beneath the skin surface. It’s named the carpal tunnel because eight small wrist bones known as carpals form three sides of the tunnel. The median nerve and the tendons of several flexion muscle pass through the carpal tunnel. About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a painful, progressive condition that occurs when the median nerve in the wrist is...

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Catch Tendinitis Early

May 10, 2018 | 0 comments

Catch Tendinitis Early

With spring in bloom, there are a lot of opportunity to move, get yard work done, bicycle your neighborhood, work out, and more. It feels good, but look out for tendinitis — it can sneak up on you when you are overzealous about getting it all in! WAGs is here to help. Read on to learn more, and get the wrist support you need from our fitness gloves. Causes of Tendinitis First, let’s look at what causes tendinitis. This way we might avoid it! Repetitive movements or series of movements (doing too many sun salutations or raking non-stop)...

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