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September 19

How Your Tendons, Ligaments and Muscles Work Together to Keep You Strong and Healthy

How Your Tendons, Ligaments and Muscles Work Together to Keep You Strong and Healthy By Bojana Galic Updated  July 23, 2019 Your ligaments, tendons and muscles work as a system to help your body walk, jump, run — even sit still. And understanding how your ligaments, tendons and muscles work together can help keep you active and far…

September 19

How Walking Can Help Ease Lower Back Pain

How Walking Can Help Ease Lower Back Pain BY LISA FIELDS SEPTEMBER 11, 2019 NO COMMENTS SHARE IT: If you’ve strained your lower back, don’t retreat to your bed or a chair with hopes the pain will dissipate — rather, staying active should help you improve. A recent study on the effects of walking on chronic low back pain found regular walking was an effective…

September 19

Why You Should Lift Weights in Your Socks, According to a Physical Therapist

Why You Should Lift Weights in Your Socks, According to a Physical Therapist By Bojana GalicSeptember 19, 2019 If you spend some time in the weight room at your gym, you may come across people deadlifting or squatting in their socks. And while it’s possible some of them forgot their gym shoes at home, odds are, they’re doing…

September 8

KT Tape Might Be an Injured Walker’s Secret Weapon

KT Tape Might Be an Injured Walker’s Secret Weapon BY LAUREN KROUSE AUGUST 7, 2019 NO COMMENTS SHARE IT: Chances are you’ve already seen eye-catching kinesiology tape (aka KT or kinesio tape) on professional athletes. Quarterback Tom Brady used it to help him play without discomfort in the Super Bowl, while professional golfer Jordan Speith was spotted wearing it on his wrist…

September 8

Is recovery the new cardio? How taking time for yourself is taking over fitness

WELLNESS September 3, 2019 Is recovery the new cardio? How taking time for yourself is taking over fitness ‘This is the future’: How a mirror could transform working out By Katie Kindelan Five to six times a week, Danielle O’Brien, a 32-year-old nutritionist in New York City, hits the gym or a boutique fitness studio for a workout.…

August 28

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August 2

THE BEST IT BAND EXERCISES TO HELP YOU AVOID INJURY

THE BEST IT BAND EXERCISES TO HELP YOU AVOID INJURY  Share  Tweet  Pin It GOOD SWEAT  TEHRENE FIRMAN, JULY 23, 2019  PIN IT Photo: Getty Images/Mike Raabe One second you’re running with your hair blowing in the breeze, pump-up jams on repeat, without a care in the world. Then the next, you have pain on the outside of…

August 2

How a Physical Therapist Can Help Prevent Walking Injuries

How a Physical Therapist Can Help Prevent Walking Injuries BY LAUREN KROUSE JULY 30, 2019 NO COMMENTS SHARE IT: While walking is a great low-impact exercise that can help with weight loss and increase longevity, it’s still possible to get injured. That’s why a visit to a physical therapist can be so helpful — it can actually help you avoid walking injuries in the…

August 2

The Anatomy of a Great Warmup

The Anatomy of a Great Warmup BY LAUREN BEDOSKY JUNE 18, 2019 NO COMMENTS SHARE IT: If you want to maximize your workout, prevent injury and minimize post-workout soreness, pay attention to your warmup. The warmup is especially important on key training days, or when you’re exercising intensely or for long durations, but it’s important on…

August 2

Does It Matter When I Work Out?

Does It Matter When I Work Out? Josh Ocampo 6/11/19 5:00pm Filed to: WORKOUT PLAN 16.6K 261 Photo: Pixabay For years, I trudged my way to the gym at 5am, before the sun even rose or the garbage trucks of New York City began their daily commute. Eventually, and out of necessity for sleep, I changed my…

June 18

Hamstring Walkouts

 

June 18

Foam Roll Quad

 
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