Applying Business Concepts to Health & Wellbeing

Some business concepts can be applied to exercising, health and fitness. Such concepts include cost-benefit analysis and short versus long-term gains. Investopedia.com defines Cost-benefit analysis as the “process by which business decisions are analyzed. The benefits of a given situation or business-related action are summed, and the costs associated with taking that action are subtracted”. Applying this to exercising, health and fitness, one may ask, “How are our choices beneficial or detrimental to our health?” An example of how one can utilize the concepts of cost-benefit analysis and short versus long-term gains may be deciding whether to have a second serving of dessert or pizza. The s

Tips for Going Up & Down Stairs

Do you find going up & down stairs daunting? Maybe you suffer from leg or back pain, weakness or balance issues which make you uncertain about stairs. Many different walking strategies can be used to negotiate stairs. This article will address those people able to put weight on both their legs. The advice which follows will apply to those able to put as much weight as they can tolerate on their feet. The two basic strategies to going up stairs are 1) a “Step-To” method in which you take a step and then lift your opposite foot to step on the same step, and 2) the normal fashion of alternating steps whereby each foot is one at a time on its own step [if !supportLists]1. [

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