Importance of Stretching

01/04/2021

Importance of Stretching

Each morning most of us initially wake up with a nice stretch. However, we are not doing the proper amount of stretching that should be done daily. The benefits of stretching daily can reach past the scope of the day and benefit us several years from now as we age.



Am I Doing Enough Cardio?

12/10/2020

Am I Doing Enough Cardio?

How much cardio should we be doing every week? Many patients have questions for their physical therapist, this among them. When it comes to any kind of exercise, most people would assume that more is always best. After all, if you want to be enormously muscular, you should work out a lot, right? Also, if…
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Benefits of Having a Strong Core

04/24/2020

Benefits of Having a Strong Core

You probably have heard endless amounts of comments from people saying how they wish they had nice, chiseled abs, or that one day they were going to have a six-pack. Although there is a huge visual appeal to having a lean and toned stomach, there are also many other benefits to having a strong core…
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Ways to Achieve Your Gym Goal

04/10/2020

Ways to Achieve Your Gym Goal

Most people have the desire to be more fit, to lose weight, be more active, and be healthier. But the problem we most often face is figuring out how to start and then we tend to struggle to stay motivated. These are some tips to succeed with starting your fitness journey and how to keep…
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The Effects of Doing Push-ups and Sit-ups Daily

12/26/2019

The Effects of Doing Push-ups and Sit-ups Daily

Lately, a lot of people I know have been making excuses as to why they’re not in shape. Usually, my first thought is that they’re just a lazy person, they don’t like working out, and they expect results without taking any action. Sadly, I’m usually right. With that being said, I’m here to tell you…
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5 Reasons to See a Physical Therapist When You’re Not Injured

11/23/2017

5 Reasons to See a Physical Therapist When You’re Not Injured

Many people assume that physical therapy patients have sports or auto injuries. Our patient base is largely composed of patients with injuries. However, that doesn’t mean they are the only people who can benefit from physical therapy. Physical therapists help people to reach (and remain at) the pinnacle of physical condition in many ways. Read…
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The Importance of Nutrition During Injury Rehab

11/20/2017

The Importance of Nutrition During Injury Rehab

During the injury recovery process, patients tend to focus on the exercises that will help them. However, nutrition is an essential aspect of regaining mobility. Some are more concerned with what stretches will expedite recovery. And, while muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments do rely on movement to regain strength, they also rely on fuel. At…
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Pre-Workout Nutrition: What and When to Eat Before Workout

10/18/2017

Pre-Workout Nutrition: What and When to Eat Before Workout

A Pre-workout snack is just as important as any other snack throughout the day. It provides you with the energy and nutrients to perform your best during your workout. But, that is, only if you eat the right kind of foods. Processed foods or a large serving of fatty foods can make you feel sluggish…
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What Comes First: Cardio or Strength Training?

10/12/2017

What Comes First: Cardio or Strength Training?

Cardio is a vital part of any workout regime whether it is for weight loss, bodybuilding, strength training, or sports training. It increases our endurance levels and is also an important way to preventing all sorts of health problems and diseases. But, when is the best time to do cardio? Recent studies show doing cardio…
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Going Steady: What Is It and Why To Start Doing It

09/08/2017

Going Steady: What Is It and Why To Start Doing It

What is Steady-State Exercise? Do you enjoy going out for long adventure activities like hiking or bike rides? Then steady-state exercise is right for you. According to the American Council on Exericse (ACE), steady-state training is described as maintaining a constant speed and level of intensity during a workout session. It helps improve cardiorespiratory because…
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