There's long been evidence that moderate aerobic exercise (think walking, running, or cycling) are good for your lifelong health and well-being. But what about resistance exercise—like lifting weights? a recent study now shows that 30–90 minutes of resistance training a week is enough to potentially decrease risk of premature death from all causes by 10%–20%.
What a Harvard-trained sports medicine doctor does when she doesn’t feel like exercising: ‘It’s better than nothing’
On days when I don’t feel like exercising, I practice a simple and time-efficient method to be more active without committing to a full-on workout: I add “fitness snacks” into my day. Fitness snacks are short bursts of activity spread out throughout the day as opposed to one long workout session.
The ECU tendon, or extensor carpi ulnaris, is one of the major wrist tendons. It is on the ulnar side of the wrist, the same side as the small finger. The tendon starts on the back of the forearm and crosses the wrist joint directly on the side.
Woodworking is a skill that requires precision and patience. Strong, functional hands are crucial to woodworking and it is important to protect them from potentially dangerous tools and accidents. Knowing the basic anatomy of the human hand and becoming familiar with symptoms for common conditions can be helpful when it comes to protecting yourself from injury during woodworking.