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 fitness healthy working workplace workouts