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Planks: A Simple Abdominal Exercise
Written by Natasha Clarke, DPT
In the video, Natasha, DPT explains her favorite abdominal exercise which not only engages your mid-section, but also your shoulders and legs. Natasha also shares some modifications to this exercise to accommodate for varying fitness conditions.
5 Simple Exercises You Can Do To Improve Your Balance At Home
Written by Michelle Neumann
In this video, Michelle, PTA and certified yoga instructor, illustrates 5 simple exercises that we can do at home to help us maintain and improve our balance. All you need is a chair!
A Guide To Overuse Injuries In Runners
Written by Lori Kerr
In this series of videos, Lori, PTA and avid runner, introduces some basic guidelines for runners who may be experiencing increased pain due to overuse injuries caused by running.
An Easy Exercise For 11 Different Body Parts
Written by Alec Levesque, DPT
If you are stuck at home and looking for some simple exercises and stretches that will help you stay active with no equipment necessary, you don’t want to miss this post! Alec, DPT walks us through some simple stretches and exercises for various body parts (in only 6 minutes!).
When the Weather Gets Cold, Don’t Forget to Warm Up!
Colder weather means some changes to how we exercise. Of course, it’s harder to motivate yourself to go for a run or bike ride when the temperature drops. But this isn’t to say that you shouldn’t be active outdoors in the cold, it just means you may have to make a few changes to your routine.
Five Tips to Reduce Pandemic Fatigue
Six months after the onset of COVID-19 in the United States and the end is nowhere in sight. You may be feeling edgy or nervous, having trouble sleeping or focusing or lack motivation. Know that you are not alone. Here are some tips to help you cope.
Blood flow Restriction Training (BFRT)
Blood flow restriction training is becoming more popular in the training and rehabilitation world. It is a very useful technique that helps patients recover faster and more efficiently, especially for those who are limited in lifting heavier weights.
A Stay at Home Start Up Workout for Beginners
Written by Aaron Brustad
As we all spend more time at home during this pandemic, it is more important than ever to stay active to ensure our health and wellness. While we all may be feeling a bit stir crazy throughout this time, what better time to get started with some activities at home?
Practicing Mindfulness in Times of Uncertainty
Written by Daulton Rutter, DPT
In times such as these, practicing mindfulness can help to calm the mind, comfort our spirits, and facilitate mental and physical well-being. But what is mindfulness?
Physical Therapy Can Help With Your Resolutions
More activity is great for your health, energy levels, sleep, and mood. However, ramping up your activity level too quickly after a holiday season of eating, drinking and being merry can lead to pain, injury and disappointment if your body isn't ready for it.