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Hot yoga.....is it for you?

We’ve been hearing more and more about hot yoga these days-good and bad. As with any new program, its best to be well informed about the risks and talk to your doctor before starting something new. 23 more words

Hydration

Exercise of the Week: Band Shoulder Dislocates

First, a little disclaimer – you will not actually dislocate your shoulder with this!

I’ve had about a million clients tell me I should change the name of this exercise, but I love it – people always remember which one it is, and that’s half the battle. 551 more words

Exercise

Stretching for Dancers

Thanks to Josh Feigl from Joint Pro Physical Therapy for today’s tips on stretching!

Whether you’re looking to improve your ballet or trying to prevent overuse injuries, incorporating a regular stretching program can be a great addition to your current training regimen. 381 more words

Ballet

Why cross train?

Aside from the obvious issue that many of us can’t paddle all year round due to weather, cross training is an important part of a training plan for any athlete. 360 more words

Education

My number one tip for preventing injury

The thoracic spine (the mid back) is region of the spine to which the rib cage attaches. It is naturally the least mobile area of the spine, in order to protect the fragile organs contained within the thorax- namely the heart and lungs. 598 more words

Headaches

Striving For Perfection vs Striving For Greatness

At 44 years of age I hardly consider myself “aging”, I feel like a kid, forgetting that I’m no longer 22. “You’re gonna live to be 110!”, says my doctor. 784 more words

Exercise Bulimia

How Are You Running?

The spring marathon season is just around the corner and those planning running a marathon should really be starting to think about your training and preparation. 474 more words

Sports Therapy