March 17, 2016
Healthy nail tech Lisa DeLegge has always looked good, but she wasn’t always healthy. Despite being slim, she felt weak and out of shape. Find out what she did to change all that.
Keywords: exercise health healthy working weight loss weight management
March 1, 2015
The latest studies prove it: The more you sit, the less you’re fit. As a nail tech who sits most of the day, you might have come to see your job as a fitness foe. NAILS looks at the research on sitting and suggests ways you can get out of the chair to stand up for your health.
Keywords: chairs ergonomics exercise health healthy working
October 4, 2011
Achy shoulders, numb thumbs, sore muscles, and persistent exhaustion. Sometimes aches and pain seem like an unavoidable by-product of doing nails. One nail tech disagrees.
Keywords: ergonomics exercise
September 11, 2008
Join NAILS editor Hannah Lee as she blogs and journeys her way to "become a healthier person." Swap encouragement, recipes, and experiences with others in the nail industry as we challenge ourselves to live healthier, fitter lives.
Keywords: CND exercise
June 1, 2008
Staying active has to be a conscious effort. We can’t hold our jobs totally responsible for our weight issues, but they do play a role. I’ve seen from personal experience the effect of a sedentary job.
Keywords: As I See It exercise healthy working wellness work life balance
May 1, 1996
Avoid this painful disorder by taking just a few minutes each day to stretch and strengthen your hands, wrists, elbows, and neck.
Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome exercise
May 1, 1994
Alleviate back pain by practicing good posture and taking time to exercise
Keywords: back pain ergonomics exercise healthy working posture
August 1, 1991
Hunching over client’s nails eight hours a day can lead to neck stiffness and back pain. Here’s how to strengthen the muscles that hold you up.
Keywords: exercise healthy working