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Top 5 Health Benefits of Exercising at Any Age

As we age, certain hobbies and activities can begin to get put on the back burner.  For many men and women, that unfortunately applies to exercise as well.  In fact, even individuals who were once highly physically active can begin to put off healthy exercise, either for fear of injury or because they assume that… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2013
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Playing Smart: Top Patient Questions About Concussions

When we hear the term “sports related injury,” we most often think of conditions such as sprains, dislocations and ACL tears.  Very rarely are concussions the first thing that comes to mind.  A topic that doesn’t get the attention or consideration it deserves, it has never been more crucial for athletes, coaches and parents to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 31 2013
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Don’t Be a Weekend Warrior: Why Exercise Progression Matters

Let’s face it – we’re all strapped for time. Between work, family and taking care of the house, it’s easy to become a “weekend warrior” – putting off our workouts during the week and trying to make up for lost time over the weekend. The problem is, a lot of folks push themselves way too… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 29 2012
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3 Reasons Why Sleep Matters to Sports Performance and Recovery

When it comes to recovering from a training session, we all know the importance of cooling down, rehydrating and eating a high-quality meal. But, how often do we think about the importance of sleep in relation to sports performance and recovery? A vital part of recharging your body and mind, let’s take a moment to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 28 2012
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5 Tips for Reducing Your Risk of Running Injury

Running has quickly become one of today’s most popular forms of exercise. Enhancing physical fitness and strengthening the heart, running has been shown to lower blood pressure and help prevent against cardiovascular disease. Of course – like any athlete – runners are prone to certain sports-related injuries. And, when it comes to running, knee, ankle… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 26 2012
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What Is Sports Psychology?

Sports and psychology – we don’t often associate the two with one another, but sports performance and mental state are actually inherently tied.  Drawing knowledge from kinesiology and psychology, sports psychology is one of the most important emerging new fields in the world of mental health counseling.  So, what’s it really all about? The goal… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 17 2012
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Healthy Exercise at Any Age or Level

Think healthy exercise is just for athletes in their 20s and 30s?  Think again! One of the most common misconceptions among older patients is that they’re “too old for exercise,” or “too out of shape.”  And, while society may be delivering the message that senior life is all about resting and “saving your energy,” reality… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 20 2012
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The Throwing Athlete | Keeping Your Shoulder Healthy and Strong

There are few athletes more susceptible to injury than the “throwing athlete.” In fact, according to “Stop Sports Injuries” from the AOSSM, elbow and shoulder injuries among young people are reaching “epidemic” proportion. So, whether you’re a baseball player or involved in field sports like the javelin throw, it’s important to remember that injury prevention… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 16 2012
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Strength Training for Fitness

The world of exercise can essentially be broken down into two categories: cardiovascular exercise and strength training.  And, while the benefits of healthy cardio are well documented, today we’re going to look at the importance of strength training and what it can mean to your overall fitness. So first, what is strength training?  According to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 1 2012
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ACL Injury Prevention Tips

Did you know that around 150,000 ACL injuries occur in the US each year?  That frightening statistic comes from a report by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM).  What is the ACL?  ACL stands for “anterior cruciate ligament.”  It is one of the most important ligaments in the knee, as it’s responsible for… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 8 2012
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