Protect the Back

Holidays are a time for celebration, and most of us spent the last couple of weeks with loved ones. Casual conversations in my family almost always gravitate to exercise and nutrition (probably no surprise there). This year, however, I was really surprised by the number of times people mentioned the stiffness, achyness, and otherwise painful condition of their backs. 

Print out the above graphic and put it somewhere you can see it everyday as a reminder of how important it is to understand the damage that improper weight management does on your ability to sustain an enjoyable life.

The undue pressure put on your spine by excess weight, poor posture, and a sedentary lifestyle must stop. Set up a free account at today or listen to the inSHAPE Fitness Show (on our homepage at for the Protect Your Back workout with Coach Kim. 

More coming later today!!!