Not All Stretching is The Same: 3 Ways to Stretch

6 Jun 22
Not All Stretching is The Same: 3 Ways to Stretch

There are many different ways to stretch muscles. Each way is different and has its own benefits. Stretching requires movement of a body segment past its usual range of motion. Force is applied to stress further the range of motion. Stretching can be performed either by your own body or with assistance. An active stretch […]

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

We all know that we areย supposedย 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 […]

2 Jun 20

Couch to 5k Week 14 : A Post Race Outpatient Guide ย Howโ€™d you do?ย  How was your first (virtual) 5k?ย  Congratulations to everyone who completed a 5k this past weekend! ๐Ÿ‘ Whether you ran or walked it, You DID IT!!!! ๐Ÿ›‹๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿ‘Ÿ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฅ‰๐Ÿฅˆ๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ†๐ŸŽ‰   via GIPHY via GIPHY</aย  via GIPHY Way to go! ๐Ÿ’ช Hopefully, the entire […]

29 Mar 20
Couch to 5k Week 7: Even Longer Dashes!

Itโ€™s been two weeks sheltering at home!ย  Many of us are feeling quaran-cabin fever and a tad stir-crazy! Thankfully the season is really starting to turn as last week had a number of days well over 60 degrees! No better reason than spring temperatures to get outside for that walk or jog and away from […]

22 Mar 20
Couch 2 5k Week 6: Lengthen Those Dashes! Part 2

๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธLengthen Those Dashes! Part 2 ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ Our 6th installment of this blog series focuses on.. ( drum roll please ๐Ÿฅ ) increasing the duration of your dashes! This past week we talked about increasing the frequency of your higher intensity bouts. In English, this means we talked about you increasing your pace to a jog […]