Lady Docs Corner Cafe Blog

Jody Miller, M.A., RCEP


Breast Cancer – A Patient Perspective

January 6, 2016

I usually write to you about exercise routines but this article shares my journey and experience with breast cancer. I am ten days out from my breast reconstruction surgery. All…

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To Weigh or Not To Weigh?

July 14, 2015

As a culture both women and men are often emotionally connected to their scale weight/ body weight. We let it define us. It tells us whether we are “good” or…

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Healthy Back Series

March 13, 2015

The following four exercises are the basis for a healthy back routine. Performed individually or as a series, they will help strengthen the spinal muscles. Combine this series with the Sit…

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Creating a Balanced Fitness Routine

January 6, 2015

As we enter a new year with new intentions and motivation, it’s a great time to review and assess our fitness routines. We always want to get the greatest benefit…

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Wrap-Up of Five Abdominal Exercises – Marching and Tapping Core Stabilizer

December 23, 2014

Here is the fifth and final exercise in the abdominal series. We have reviewed the basic sit-up, the oblique twist sit-up, the reverse lift, the traditional oblique and oblique alternators, and now today’s featured…

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Featured Move – 4th abdominal challenge – Traditional Oblique and Oblique Alternators

December 18, 2014

Today’s featured move, the fourth in the abdominal series, is another oblique challenger with two versions: Traditional Oblique and Oblique Alternators. These are great alternatives to the oblique twist sit-up OR additional…

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Featured move – 3rd sit-up – the reverse lift

November 13, 2014

Today’s featured move is a reverse lift. It targets the lower abdomen -­ the transverse abdominis muscle. Lie on the mat, lift your legs, knees together and flexed gently. Your…

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Featured Move: Oblique Twist Situp

October 29, 2014

Now that you’ve mastered good technique for the basic sit-up, this second move will focus on the oblique abdominals, the muscles on both sides of your abdomen. Lie on a firm…

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Featured Move: The Basic Sit-Up

October 16, 2014

This is the first of several demos of different varieties of sit-ups. When used together and done properly, they’ll help strengthen the core by working the many muscles from the…

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Push-Ups: Upper Body and Core Strength Using Your Own Body Weight

September 10, 2014

Pushups are a great body weight exercise used to strengthen the upper body and improve core strength. The chest, arms, shoulders, back and neck are all involved. Select from the…

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