Get Out and Moving This Winter: Benefits of Winter Workouts

7 Dec 20
Get Out and Moving This Winter: Benefits of Winter Workouts

It’s officially winter! Which means holiday cookies, shorter days, colder temperatures and… less motivation to stay active. Who wouldn’t prefer to enjoy holiday treats by the fireside instead of working out? Almost everything about winter makes it harder to get up and get active, but exercising during winter months has multiple health benefits. Some of […]

30 Nov 20
“Ugh, Do I Really Have to Stretch?”

We all know that we are supposed to stretch after exercising or spending the day working on the computer, but how important is it? Can we get away with skimping on stretching or should we be making it a necessity? Stretching is often overlooked, but it is a crucial part of recreational exercising, sport activities and even […]

23 Nov 20
Snowfall and Sunscreen? The Importance Of Sunscreen During Winter

Winters in New Jersey usually mean long stretches of overcast skies with the occasional sprinkle of sun. We know that nothing feels better than feeling the warmth of the sun after a string of cloudy days, but there is still the risk of UV damage during the winter months. You can prevent the risk of […]

12 Dec 20
ACL Re-Injury: When Should Athletes Return to Sport?

There’s nothing worse than injuring yourself during the season. It’s no fun being stuck on the sideline, but proper healing is important. After an injury athletes are always eager to get to sport, but does what happens if they go back too soon? Athletes post anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgeries often ask, “How likely am […]

16 Nov 20
From Risk to Resilience: Training Principles for Athletes

Any athlete out there knows they have to train in order to improve their performance. However, not everybody knows how much, how fast or how soon to progress their training program. In Tim Gabbett’s article, How much? How fast? How soon? Three simple concepts for progressing training loads to minimize injury risk and enhance performance, […]