Health & Fitness

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, […]

6 Oct 17
Do You Know What The Graston Technique Is?

Soft tissue injuries can be debilitating and frustrating. When tissue is damaged, it will often heal in a fibrotic, haphazard manner which results in a restricted range of motion, pain, inflammation and functional limitations. There is a method of manual therapy that interrupts and breaks this cycle of pain and dysfunctional movement. Graston Technique (GT) […]

8 Aug 17
All You Need to Know About Sun Exposure

Sun exposure often has a negative connotation associated with it. It is well known that ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sun exposure accelerates skin aging and increases your risk for skin cancers1. Although this is the case, there are multiple health benefits of sun exposure to remember. Some of the advantages include: Enhanced mood Improved sleep […]

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 […]

20 May 17
Spring into a 5K!

Now that the weather is turning warmer and the days are getting longer again, it is a good time to start thinking about heading outside to exercise.  Spring time is a great time to get back into running and a great way to stay motivated with a new running program is to create a goal […]