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2 Apr 18
Try This 8 Minute Beginner HIIT Workout

Life can be hectic!  If you are having a hard time fitting in your workouts, try a short 8 min beginner HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) workout to get you moving again!  HIIT workouts are a training technique which involves intense bursts of high-intensity exercise followed by varying periods of low-intensity active rest, or complete rest. […]

11 Mar 18
Meniscus Injury: Surgery vs. Physical Therapy

A meniscus injury is a prevalent source of knee pain. Many young athletes are at an increased risk of a meniscus tear as injuries often result from motions that typically occur during sports mobility such as twisting, cutting, and pivoting. However, meniscal tears may also result from regular, degenerative changes that occur with increased age. […]

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 […]

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 […]

8 Jun 17
Know the Risks with Dehydration

Working out during high heat creates it’s own set of issues that can effect performance.  Frequent research has been able to demonstrate that heat can negatively impact marathon running performance from about two percent in elite competitors to as much as 10% in three hr finishers, with similar results being seen in elite cyclists. Dehydration […]