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Sometimes, one direction or a quick piece of advice can totally change the course of your workout. We’ve tapped into some of the most respected and sought-after celebrity trainers for those surprising tips and tricks you don’t hear at the gym every day. From proper technique to making your workouts support weight-loss goals, take their expert advice to heart to see the results you’re after.
— Additional reporting by Leta Shy, Michele Foley, and Susi May
Back Pain is a common musculoskeletal disorder affecting 80% of people at some point in their lives. It is the most common cause of job-related disability, a leading contributor to missed work, a price mankind has to pay for their upright posture.
Getting enough sleep is the most important thing – but did you know that how you sleep can also impact your health? Let’s take a look at eight common sleeping positions and what they do to your body.
1. On Your Back, Arms at Sides
Sleeping on your back with your arms at your side is generally considered to be the best sleeping position for spine health and it’s good for your neck, too, as long as you don’t use too many pillows. That said, back sleepers tend to snore more than those in any other position and sleep apnea is strongly associated with sleeping on the back.