3 Surprising Fitness Facts

08/05/2017

3 Surprising Fitness Facts

There are always potential set backs to your fitness goals. However, these tips are meant to clear up any misconceptions you may have when getting started. At Farmingdlae Physical Therapy West, we encourage our ...

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Understanding Dehydration

07/25/2017

Understanding Dehydration

Water makes up over 60% of the human body, it’s important for lubricating the joints and eyes, aiding in digestion, flushing out toxins and nourishing your skin. Dehydration occurs because there is too much ...

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Reasons to Start Meditating Today

07/23/2017

Reasons to Start Meditating Today

Meditation has been around for 100s of years and with all the wonderful benefits it’s no wonder meditation is practiced even today. The word “meditation” comes from the English translation of Indo-Tibetan words meaning ...

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HIIT Workout: Benefits & Why it Works

07/21/2017

HIIT Workout: Benefits & Why it Works

High-intensity interval training is a “HIIT” among athletes and gym goers alike. Physical Therapist L Augustyn defines high-intensity interval training (HIIT) as “short, intense, unsustainable bursts of physical activity, paired with intervals of quick rests.” This type ...

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07/16/2017

Top 2 Fitness Apps

There are countless reasons to use a fitness app. They can track what you ate for lunch or see the calories burned from your workout. Simply log into the app and start tracking calories, ...

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Fruits of Summer: Watermelon

07/12/2017

Fruits of Summer: Watermelon

Nothing says summer like biting into a fresh juicy watermelon. Watermelon can be enjoyed in salads, smoothies, sorbets, and salsas. Have you ever tried watermelon with feta cheese? One of my favorites! Not only ...

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Vegetables of Summer: Beets

07/10/2017

Vegetables of Summer: Beets

Beets, if you can’t beat them, you might as well enjoy them! Here are some benefits of what starts to happen to your body when you include beets as a regular part of your ...

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Is Stretching a Warm Up?

06/27/2017

Is Stretching a Warm Up?

Stretching is a warm up. True or False Stretching is not warming up! But, it is an important part of warming up. Warming up is exactly how it sounds, raising our body temperature (which stretching does ...

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Everyone Deserves A Cheat Day

06/07/2017

Everyone Deserves A Cheat Day

For die hard gym rats or individuals who just started a diet, cheat days are a great way to subdue some of those hunger cravings quickly. Designed to keep someone focused on their diet, ...

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