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21 Sep 18
Happy Fall! Learn about Proper Leaf Raking Mechanics

As the weather turns colder, the days grow longer, and the tummy starts to get an insatiable urge for apple cider, pumpkin flavored anything,  you’ll undoubtedly notice the kaleidoscope of leaves falling to your yard. As picturesque as the leaves are this time of year raking them is a chore (one made worse when your […]

4 Mar 18
Fall Prevention and Balance Improvement Tips

Did you know every 20 minutes an elderly adult dies from a fall? Falls happen, no matter what your age is, but the truth is; the older you are, the more susceptible you are to experiencing a fall. If you are 65 years of age or older, you are at risk. The Center for Disease […]

1 Jan 18
Getting Ready for Skiing and Snowboarding: The Last Exercise

Here is the fourth and final in our series of four advanced exercises to improve strength, power, and endurance to get ready for the slopes. These four exercises continue to target primary leg muscles used in skiing and snowboarding (your quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, and hip abductors) with a conscious effort to focus on exercises that […]

26 Dec 17
Exercises to Help you Succeed in Skiing Getting Ready for Skiing and Snowboarding: 180 Degree Run Stance Squat Jumps

Here is the third in our series of four advanced exercises to improve strength, power, and endurance to get ready for the slopes.  These four exercises continue to target primary leg muscles used in skiing and snowboarding (your quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, and hip abductors) with a conscious effort to focus on exercises that could be […]

19 Dec 17
Getting Ready for Skiing and Snowboarding: Speed Skaters

Here is the second in our series of four advanced exercises to improve strength, power, and endurance to get ready for the slopes.  These exercises continue to target primary leg muscles used in skiing and snowboarding (your quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, and hip abductors) with a conscious effort to focus on exercises that could be easily […]