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Category: Motivation

The Secret to Injury Free Movement

The Secret to Injury Free Movement

Running is a cheap, easy, and efficient way to get a good work out. And with busy schedules, you feel like you’re on a treadmill anyway, so why not run? In a word, injuries. Reports of injury rates among runners varies, but 46% is ballpark. That might make you think twice about running. Hundreds of

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A Triathlete’s Road to Recovery

A Triathlete’s Road to Recovery

A Personal Story by Drew Scott, A Professional Triathlete Injuries are almost an inevitable part of one’s journey through life, and this is even more true for competitive athletes. As a professional triathlete, I’ve dealt with several injuries, each of which forced me to take time away from competition. But every injury, while frustrating, has

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Get Out, Get Active

Get Out, Get Active

Woo Hoo, it’s summer!  Boo Hoo – how am I ever going to get some exercise with the kids out of school??? Don’t give up. If you work outside of the home, you deal with this issue year-round. Busy parents have developed all kinds of strategies to make working out work out. Here are some to

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Exercise and Your Brain

Exercise and Your Brain

Your New Year’s resolution is making you feel like a failure. You’ve been faithfully exercising four times a week – that’s HUGE – and now, three weeks in, you have nothing to show for it. It’s just not getting any easier. No wonder your resolve is waning and you’re inclined to hit the snooze button. As therapists,

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Movement as Medicine for the Holiday Blues

Movement as Medicine for the Holiday Blues

Holiday blues can happen to anyone. If the current holiday doesn’t live up to memories of perfect holidays past, or if this year the kids are with their spouses’ families, things can feel less merry. Perhaps you are remembering family and friends who are no longer with you, or the increased stress of a longer “things

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Align Your Spine

Align Your Spine

Reprinted courtesy of PilatesStyle a Pilates magazine that helps you “Live Life to the Core”. By: Jonathan Oldham, MSPT Edited by: Amanda Altman   As a Pilates teacher and physical therapist, I have observed that the clients who derive the most benefit from Pilates have one thing in common: They are consistent with their practice. But research

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