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Healthy Tech: Susie Meador

Nail tech and salon owner Susie Meador was never satisfied with typical gym visits and never made exercise a priority, but after watching a fitness boot camp class near her salon, she decided to try out the group fitness class for herself and never looked back.

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Healthy Tech: Kinzie Rutschke

After nail tech Kinzie Rutschke had her first child and became even busier with her career, she knew she had to make time to become more physically active. What started out as just a bit of exercise to stay in shape turned into a full-blown passion for running and competing in marathons.

On My Mind: Who Cares? We Should

The commitment to eating right, exercising, and work/life balance are all essential parts of self-care. In an industry that’s all about caring for others, I marvel at how many of our readers prioritize taking care of themselves as well.

Healthy Tech Q & A: Lisa DeLegge

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.

Stay Fit While You Sit

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.

It’s a Sore Subject

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.

Let's Get Healthy

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.

Can Doing Nails Make You Fat?

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.

Conquering Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Avoid this painful disorder by taking just a few minutes each day to stretch and strengthen your hands, wrists, elbows, and neck.

Exercise Your Way to a Healthy Back

Alleviate back pain by practicing good posture and taking time to exercise

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