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4 Nov 17
Getting Ready for Skiing and Snowboarding: The First Basic Four

Here is the first in our series of four basic exercises to improve your strength and get you ready for hitting the slopes. These four exercises target primary leg muscles used in skiing and snow boarding: your quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, and hip abductors. There is always a conscious effort to choose exercises that could be […]

30 Oct 17
Getting Ready for Skiing and Snowboarding: The Basics

Despite the fact that there are still leaves on the trees and the weather has not gotten to that bitter cold yet, now is a great time to start planning ahead for the upcoming skiing and snowboarding season. Depending on the weather, we typically will hit the slopes sometime in December if we are lucky, […]

24 Feb 16
Stretching: Is It Really That Important?

During recent conversations with various patients, I have learned that stretching does not get the attention it deserves. Stretching should be crucial part of recreational exercising, sport activities, and everyday life. Unfortunately, it often gets overlooked. The available range of motion (ROM) in the joints of your body directly determines how effectively your body moves. […]