HIIT Hounds: Staying at the Top of Your Game

Whether you’re a CrossFit connoisseur, an F45 fiend, OrangeTheory obsessed or dedicated to another High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) program entirely, it’s likely that someone you know has experienced pain caused by the combination of speed and free weights commonly seen in HIIT-based workouts.  When you’re focused on performing movements for speed, it’s easy even for

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Beat the Pain of Aging

As we get older, we often find we’re not able to move as freely as we did when we were younger. Our joints and muscles feel stiff and less flexible, and moving after sitting or laying down can be especially difficult.  Why is this?  As we age, our bones and muscles naturally tend to become

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Dog Days of Summer: Push Past Your Plateau


For many of us, the workout routine we work so hard to establish can lead to falling back to the same exercises week in and week out, ultimately resulting in a plateau. Understanding how you’ve ended up there can get you back on the upward swing. Your physical therapist or chiropractor is here for more

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5 Ways Weight Training Improves Your Overall Health

Weight training can be one of the most intimidating parts of a fitness journey; all that heavy iron spread out across the room, all those bodybuilders grunting and groaning, so many muscle groups to focus on. By comparison, cardio routines seem pretty simple; all you need is a good pair of shoes and somewhere to

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Beat the Heat: 4 Water Workouts to Dive into This Summer

The summer months are the best of the year for fitness in many ways: The warmer temps allow for outdoor activities that can keep us from getting bored with the same old gym routine. Outdoor running, yoga, rollerblading, pickup basketball games…the list is virtually endless. But sometimes it’s just too hot and humid for a

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3 Pain-Related Exercise Rules You Should Follow

We’ve all heard the adage “No pain, no gain!”  But we’ve also probably been told: “If it hurts, don’t do it”. So, when it comes to exercising – which is it? The short answer is: it depends. If you are really struggling with this question, you should follow up with a physical therapy or chiropractic

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Proper Strength-Training for Yogis to Decrease the Risk of Injury

Yoga is an awesome way to stretch and elongate the body as well as provides other benefits such as improved movement and balance. With that, many yogis benefit greatly from strength-training so that they are strong and stable in the foundational muscles of the body. This also decreases the risk of injury from yoga and

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5 Trending Video Games Used for Fitness

If last year could be classified in any way, shape or form, it would likely be viewed as the year that unexpected technological resources made their mark on fitness, with some even experiencing a renaissance. Believe it or not, video games once again made their way back into the favor of doctors and trainers once

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How To Use Household Items As Exercise Equipment

Don’t feel like heading to the gym because it’s cold outside? You can get in a full workout right in the comfort of your own home. And you don’t need to invest in fancy equipment to get the job done. There are plenty of items in your house right now that can do double-duty as

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