winter exercises

13 Jan 19
Making your New Year Resolution

According to an article published by the University of Scranton in 2012, almost 45% of Americans make a New Year’s Resolution.  The number one resolution people make is, you guessed it, losing weight! However, according to a US news article written by Toby Amidor in  December 2013, did you know that of those resolution makers […]

30 Dec 18
Should I use Heat or Ice?

This is a common question that is frequently asked around our clinic. The truth? Both can be effective modes of pain relief, if used correctly. First, let’s discuss the various effects of each treatment modality. Cryotherapy is the application of ice for therapeutic benefits. Ice decreases the temperature of soft tissue and results in vasoconstriction, or […]

16 Dec 18
Can you Benefit from Running Outside?

Have you ever heard of the saying; if you do things that are out of your comfort zone, it might be good for you? When it is cold outside, most of us just hibernate indoors and exercising often gets put on the back burner until brighter and warmer days are upon us. Exercising during the […]

29 Nov 18
Before the Next Winter Storm, Learn the Proper Shoveling Technique

It’s that time of year when the snow falls quickly and starts to pile up.  If you are not careful while shoveling, all that bending and lifting can put you at serious risk for injury or even a heart attack.  Snow removal can be especially dangerous if you do not exercise regularly and are over […]

17 Feb 18
Can’t Find the Time to Exercise…..Try a HIIT Workout!

We are all short on time, and it can be challenging to make exercising a priority in your life. What if you could get a full body, fat-burning and cardio workout in 20 min or less? HIIT is all the hype lately, but what is it? HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, High-intensity interval training (HIIT) […]