2018 Physical Therapy Tips: Start the Year Right

01/05/2018

2018 Physical Therapy Tips: Start the Year Right

The new year is an opportunity for us all to focus on self improvement. Whether you are seeking to improve your workout regimen or your physical well-being, the 2018 new year is the perfect time. At Farmingdale Physical Therapy, we’re ready to turn over a new leaf, too. As exercise and physical therapy specialists, we…
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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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5 Easy Ways to Stay Active

09/27/2017

5 Easy Ways to Stay Active

Like most people, you probably spend a lot of time sitting. Whether it is in your car, at your desk, or on the couch, studies show, on average, we sit 7.7 hours a day, and some results estimate people sit up to 15 hours a day. The American Medical Association says that sitting for extended…
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08/27/2017

5 Ways to Stop Cravings

If you’ve ever been on a diet before, you’ve probably experienced food cravings every now and then. A food craving is a strong desire for certain foods, usually the type that are often restricted when dieting, like foods high in sugar and carbs. Succumbing to cravings while on a diet is a big part of…
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5 Tips for a Healthy Digestive System

08/25/2017

5 Tips for a Healthy Digestive System

“Your digestive system breaks down the foods you eat into the nutrients your body needs. If you neglect your digestive health, your body could run into problems digesting foods and absorbing those nutrients,” according to everyday HEALTH. The most common problems related to the digestive tract are bloating, gas, nausea, diarrhea, constipation and heartburn. These…
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08/21/2017

Proper Way to Cool Down After Working Out

After any workout session, resistance training, HIIT or cardio your muscles begin to break down. “The immediate time after exercise is essential to muscle and tissue repair, strength building and overall recovery. The post-workout phase is a critical part of any exercise routine,” says Fabio Comana, an exercise physiologist with the American Council on Exercise.…
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2 Secrets for a Speedy Recovery after Workouts

05/26/2017

2 Secrets for a Speedy Recovery after Workouts

The recovery process has become a staple of each athlete’s training program. In order to have a successful workout session during your training cycle, an athlete needs to provide themselves with the newest and most appropriate forms of recovery. #1 Compression Therapy One of the newest trends that has become very popular among collegiate athletes…
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ACL Injury: How to Reduce Your Risk

03/11/2017

ACL Injury: How to Reduce Your Risk

An ACL injury is arguably the most feared injury for any athlete. With advances in medicine, an ACL injury is no longer a career ending injury, however, the recovery is still a rather long an arduous process. Although an ACL injury cannot be fully prevented, there are several ways you can decrease the risk for…
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02/23/2017

Quick Breakfast Smoothies

Without a doubt, something we’ve all heard countless times is that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In fact, many will swear that our breakfast choices dictate the trajectory of our day. However, most of us struggle to find time in the morning to prepare ourselves a complete, multi-course breakfast. Therefore, smoothies…
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