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Running/Walking – Getting Started (video)

Running and walking are often deemed safe activities for individuals with hemophilia.  They are frequently recommended because they don’t have take a lot of time or cost a lot of money, but can make a big difference in how you feel and in your overall health.  Remember, healthy bodies bleed less! In this first video of our running/walking series, we introduce […]

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Loving Kindness Meditation (Audio & Video)

There are many benefits of meditation. If you practice this guided meditation regularly it can help you stay positive towards yourself and others. It can also help to keep you calm in difficult situations and reduce irritation and anger. Kindness is an antidote for anger and irritation.

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Respiración profunda (Sentados en el suelo) – Deep Breathing (seated on the floor) – Spanish Video

Respiración profunda (Sentados en el suelo) – La respiración es esencial para la vida y es una de las funciones más vitales. En el yoga y otros ejercicios, el respirar adecuadamente aporta más oxígeno a la sangre y al cerebro, y controla el Chi/Prana o energía vital.  Cuando uno respira, el cuerpo trata distribuir el […]

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Estiramiento de la espalda (Spinal Twist) – Spanish Video

Estiramiento de la espalda – Este ejercicio estira los músculos de un lado de la espalda y del abdomen, mientras que, al mismo tiempo, contrae los músculos en el otro lado. El calentamiento de la espalda con éste ejercicio puede mejorar la circulación de la sangre en los nervios de columna vertebral, los vasos sanguíneos […]

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Movimiento giratorio de hombros (Shoulder Roll) – Spanish Video

Movimiento giratorio de hombros –  El rodar los hombros lentamente es una forma excelente de relajar la tensión en los  hombros y en el cuello y también puede ayudar a mejorar el encorvamiento de la espalda.  Esta postura se puede hacer sentado en el suelo o en una silla. Beneficios • Extiende y mejora la […]

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Ejercicio para el pecho (Chest Press) – Spanish Video

Ejercicio para el pecho – Este ejercicio trabaja los músculos principales del tórax, los hombros y los tríceps. Es un ejercicio en el que lentamente se calientan los músculos, se aumenta la flexibilidad y la fuerza en la columna vertebral. Esta postura se puede hacer sentado en el suelo o en una silla. Beneficios • […]

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Adult Safety on a Bicycle – Video

Cycling is considered a safe, non-contact activity for those with hemophilia. Cycling is a great way to increase cardiovascular endurance, lose weight, and increase muscle tone. It is also good for the environment; riding a bike instead of driving reduces pollution and makes the air easier to breathe. Although cycling can be fun, adults need […]

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Keeping Your Child Safe on a Bicycle – Video

Cycling is a fun and popular activity among kids. With more children becoming overweight, encouraging your child to be more active and ride their bike can help lead them to a healthier lifestyle. This video will share a few tips to help you keep your child safe on a bicycle.

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Introduction to Bicycle Safety – Video

Bicycling is very often recommended as a safe type of exercise for people who have hemophilia. We encourage bicycling as an alternative mode of transportation to a motor vehicle and as a great form of exercise. Please check with your physician or physical therapist before cycling. This video will share a few basics tips on […]

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Aquatic Exercise – Swim Video

This video will review the benefits of aquatics exercise, and how adults with hemophilia can stay healthy and safe. Since water provides relief from impact on our joints while still providing resistance to our muscles it is a great place for people who have hemophilia to build stronger bodies. This video segment will show you […]

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