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Basketball Injuries and How They Can Be Prevented

When playing basketball, you perform many cutting, jumping and sprinting movements that put you at risk for orthopedic injuries. Four common injuries faced by female basketball players are ACL tears, ankle sprains, stress fractures and upper leg muscle strains. 408 more words

Sports Equipments

Improve Your Flexibility

Flexibility is the range of motion in a joint or group of joints, or, the ability to move joints effectively. Flexibility is related to your muscles ability to gain strength and lean out. 201 more words

Health & Fitness

I'm Not Picking on "Old" People!

Last week, I told the story about how I helped two of my martial
arts students who were in their forties and fifties go from being… 784 more words

From Tight As A Drum to Kicking People in the Head

When I used to teach martial arts, I was always struck by how tight
people are.

Many adults, even those in good shape, could barely do the basic… 987 more words

Pilates with Ben Parsons

Joseph Pilates¬†was inspired by yoga, Zen Buddhism, ancient Greek and Roman practices when he developed the Pilates exercise method. It wasn’t until the 1920’s that the movements were perfected. 212 more words

Stress Management