For optimal health and fitness results, it is highly encouraged to cool down and stretch immediately post-workout. This is the best time to do all your favorite static stretches. As mentioned a few weeks ago, static stretching can reduce strength, power and explosive performance if done prior to a workout. However, after a workout, blood flow and vascularity to...Read more
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I hear a lot of patients mention that “they haven’t done a squat in years” or “squats are terrible for knees”, along with many other fears and negativities associated to a squat. In reality, the squat is a functional movement pattern that humans have performed since being toddlers. As we grow older, the squat...Read more
You know what they say in July? Suns out, guns out! In order to safely build strength and establish an effective weight lifting program for the shoulders and arms, it is important to understand some key concepts. If you are returning to weight lifting post shoulder surgery, you should get clearance from your doctor and...Read more
Summer has arrived and whether you are taking your workouts outside to the pavement or keeping cool in the gym, a proper warm up routine is always crucial. As mileage increases, so does stress on the body. Warming up improves overall joint mobility, relieves stiffness and helps prevent injuries from repetitive stress. It...Read more
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