Lexy Found Her Work Family at Balanced Fitness & Health

My name is Lexy Kent, and I am the billing specialist at Balanced Fitness & Health. I have had such a fantastic experience working here for the past year and a half, and it’s hard to put it into words. It has been incredibly rewarding to...

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The Art of Standing

Do you know how to stand? Silly question, as most people will say, “Obviously, I know how to stand!” What if I told you that there isn’t a right or wrong way to stand, but there is a way to stand that is the least demanding on your...

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Relief of Biceps Tendonitis

Does the front of your shoulder ache or hurt when you make certain movements?  This could be tendonitis of the biceps.  Biceps tendonitis is a common ailment in the anterior or front of the shoulder often caused by repetitive use. ...

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Healthy Winter Comfort Recipe: Leftover Roast Chicken Soup with Roasted Vegetables

Happy New Year! While the excitement of all a new year can bring is wonderful, the reality of a cold, dark couple months ahead also begins to set in a week or two into January. The reality of the discipline it requires to stick with new goals seems...

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Preventing Text Neck!

  How to Prevent Pain from Text Hand and Neck  Do you sometimes or often have a sore neck, headache and thumb by the end of the day? This is becoming a greater problem as our cell phones have become a huge part of our daily lives....

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Tips for Shoveling Snow and Avoiding Injury

  In Iowa and around the Midwest, it’s inevitable. Winter comes, the temperature drops, and our driveways and sidewalks become covered in a blanket of heavy snow. Every year, shoveling snow leads to an average of 11,500 injuries that...

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The Right Way To Carry A Baby Car Seat

I'm Alex Moctezuma, a physical therapist assistant at Balanced Fitness & Health. A few months ago, I had my amazing daughter. At the time, she was pretty small and her car seat was the lightest it would ever be. I didn’t have any aches...

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A Healthy Fall Anti-Inflammatory Recipe: Butternut Squash Soup With Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

  As the weather begins to cool off some seasonal, healthy comfort foods are in order. It is a great time of year to use seasonal foods to make some hearty soups that can warm you from the inside out and you can take the leftovers for an easy,...

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Exercises to Strengthen Your Knees

Do you struggle with daily knee aches and pains? Did you know that a simple exercise routine can alleviate some of that pain?  Many people deal with knee pain as a result of years of wear and tear on their joints. It may seem like less...

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Posture and Safety Mowing the Lawn

Summer Mowing — Avoiding Back Pain and Shoulder Tweaks You are mowing your lawn just like you do once (sometimes even twice!) a week now that the weather is getting warm. You get off your rider lawn mower and you realize your back is super...

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