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Retired Neuro-Radiologist Creates Anti-Sitting Disease Lifestyle with Excy

Sitting Disease: Our Bodies Weren't Designed for Tiny Arms on Screens Bob, a 75-year-old retired neuro-radiologist, is no stranger to the science of sitting disease, a phrase coined by the medical community to address our modern lifestyles and the associated dangers...

The Best Excy Exercises for Menopause, Inspired by Brooke Shields in People Magazine

PHOTO: MICHAEL SIMON/STARTRAKSPHOSTO.COM (People Magazine) Brooke Shields has an awesome feature in People Magazine talking about how she found her body confidence at 55. It’s a wonderful article and we love how she captures that even five minutes of exercise can be a...

Bike Exercises to Nowhere That Will Get You Somewhere with More Resilience

In August, we kicked off a resilience challenge to try to ignite some new habits to help build resilience and stay positive during this COVID-19 pandemic. I found myself in somewhat of a funk and needed to focus on my mental health as well as my physical health. After...

U.S. Marine Leigh Sumner Doesn’t Let Spinal Cord Injury Stop Her From Winning Gold in DoD Warrior Games

Hurricane Fran left a lot of damage in its wake that still impacts the area today, but U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col.(ret.) Leigh Sumner, who was left partially paralyzed from a spinal cord injury during the cleanup efforts, the impact will always be with her. But, the...

Excy Upgrades Mobile Coach Platform with Upper Body Exercises for XCR 300 Arm Ergometer

New Mobile Coach Makes Upper Body Exercises for the XCR 300 Available for Anytime, Anywhere Training We are excited to announce an upgraded version of our free Mobile Coach platform. All designed to empower individuals, rehab professionals, and personal trainers to...

Is Inclusive Adaptive Training Important? HealthYeah!

Adaptive Training Requires Inclusive Design for a Wide Range of Impairments In today’s Excy’s HealthYeah live interview, we got to sit down with Coach Tara Morgan, the founder and head coach for Seize The Oar about the sport of adaptive rowing. As a long-time athlete...