Stretching

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

It’s been two weeks sheltering at home!  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 […]

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

🏃‍♂️Lengthen Those Dashes! Part 2 🏃‍♀️ Our 6th installment of this blog series focuses on.. ( drum roll please 🥁 ) 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 […]

29 Feb 20
Couch 2 5k Week 3 : Leap Into Longer Walks

Happy Leap Year! Couch to 5k Week 3: Start the Long Walk  Leap Year 2020 gives us one extra day in February to get more things into our lives, to our benefit ! We hope you are two weeks into your program and you have been able to get off the couch and LEAP outside or […]

21 Feb 20
Couch 2 5k Week 2: Start the Long Walk

For Week 2 of BeneFIT Physical Therapy’s “Couch 2 5k” Series, Brian Ireland, PT, DPT, OCS, Cert MDT, CSCS, CKPT, FMSC, TPI , owner and physical therapist of BeneFIT PT in Chester and Bridgewater, NJ, wanted to share personally how he increases walk time frequencies. Take a sneak peek into Doctor of Physical Therapy Brian […]

1 Jan 18
Getting Ready for Skiing and Snowboarding: The Last Exercise

Here is the fourth and final in our series of four advanced exercises to improve strength, power, and endurance to get ready for the slopes. These four exercises continue to target primary leg muscles used in skiing and snowboarding (your quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, and hip abductors) with a conscious effort to focus on exercises that […]