Category Archives: Injury Prevention

Workout Wednesday

The glutes are important muscles of the hips. They set the foundation for proper pelvic alignment and they promote the key movements of hip extension and external rotation. To get the most out of your glute workouts, be sure to … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

Are you seeking new “go-to” exercises for a strong and shapely rear? Today is the first round of a five part glute-building series. Each week I will post a new exercise to activate, strengthen, and tone your buttocks. Say “bye bye” to gluteal … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

You have-to go to the gym… But, you do not want-to. Do these words sound familiar? Make fitness FUN. Be a kid again! There are countless games and activities to play at the gym to embrace your inner child, jump rope, hopscotch, four square, … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

Are you new to exercise? Did you just join a gym today and do not have a clue of what to do? Are you fearful of the gym environment? The gym can be a scary place for anyone at first: big unusual machines, loud … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

Do you have time to watch a 1-hour episode of Dancing with the Stars? Do you have time to browse your Facebook or Twitter News Feeds during a 30-minute lunch break? Do you have 10-minutes to play a silly, brainless mobile app game? You have time to … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

Exercise: It Does Not Take Much Recent research at Tuft’s University discovered profound benefits associated with staying active during the 50 and better years. Even the smallest amount of physical activity can have a large impact on your health and … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

A Quick, 10-Minute Strength Circuit  from Head to Toe Get your body moving at the gym, home, work, or a park! Young, Old, Male, Female, Gym Novice or Elite Athlete… Anyone can do it! Just move your body and feel good! Items Needed: Chair Two … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

Summer Core Workout “Bathing Suit Season” is right around the corner! Memorial Day is this weekend, which is often analogous with the first day of summer. There is no “best time” to begin an exercise program and commit to a … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

Start with your Core: Your Body’s Foundation  I have written several posts about our “core” on this website in the past: muscular structure, function, modifiable exercises, to name a few! Recent experiences with current and prospective clients bring me to … Continue reading

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Injury: Prevent Before Invent

Don’t invent a new musculoskeletal injury – Prevent it. Perform the following exercises at your desk to prevent discomfort and injury. Long, stressed hours at your desk can create tight muscles, stiff joints, and decrease circulation. These exercises will relax muscles, increase joint range of … Continue reading

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