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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Rotator Cuff Injury: Causes & Treatments

Before we can understand how rotator cuff injuries are treated, let’s look at why these types of injuries happen to begin with.  First and foremost, what is the rotator cuff?  Your rotator cuff is the group of muscles and tendons that connect your shoulder blade to your upper arm.  These muscles and tendons help to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 31 2012
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Sports Nutrition | Food as Fuel

Nutrition is important for everyone, but there is no one more in need of a good diet than an athlete.  While no article can be a substitute for individualized nutritional advice, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has published some useful suggestions for eating right and achieving your peak performance. Good nutrition and athletic… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 27 2012
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Physical Activity for a Healthy Heart

Here are a few ways regular exercise can contribute to your heart health: Exercise strengthens your heart. Your heart is a muscle, and like any muscle, exercise will make it stronger.  A stronger muscle is a better-functioning muscle, and when it comes to your heart, this means increased blood flow. Exercise can lower blood pressure.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 27 2012
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Exercise Essentials: Warming Up & Cooling Down

We all know the benefits of healthy exercise—physical fitness, increased energy and weight control among others.  But, do you know the best way to make your exercise regimen more effective and reduce your risk for injury?  Read on to learn a bit about the importance of warming up and cooling down before and after physical… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 11 2012
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