Eight Best Exercises to Support Your Spine

2017-05-24T15:31:44-06:00

Eight Best Exercises to Support Your Spine Plank Hold Plank holds are a great way to stabilize muscles and build muscle endurance.  During a plank hold the abdominal muscles are held in an isometric contraction, which means the muscles are shortened without causing movement at the joints.  Correct plank form involves tightening the abdominal muscles [...]

Eight Best Exercises to Support Your Spine2017-05-24T15:31:44-06:00

Tips for Post Race Soreness

2016-11-02T11:13:28-06:00

7 Tips for Post Race Soreness Training well is a great way to avoid injury and limit soreness after a race. If you are sore after your race, that can still be normal because the excitement from the race can make us push ourselves even harder. Here are a few tips for you. Hydrate after [...]

Tips for Post Race Soreness2016-11-02T11:13:28-06:00

Stretching for Runners

2016-11-02T10:48:46-06:00

Stretching: everything you need to know Before running, your body is not warm enough for static stretching. Dynamic stretching will help warm you up and get your body ready for a run Best dynamic stretches for running (do each for about 1 minute) Cat camel, especially if you sit at a desk all day to [...]

Stretching for Runners2016-11-02T10:48:46-06:00

Is it time for new running shoes?

2016-11-02T09:26:07-06:00

  Time for new shoes or time for better running form? Common shoe wear patterns and the problems associated with them When you run, the part of your shoe that hits the ground first will wear down faster causing a pattern. By analyzing the bottom of your running shoes after you have really worn them [...]

Is it time for new running shoes?2016-11-02T09:26:07-06:00

Tips for Injury Prevention

2016-11-02T09:12:33-06:00

Here are some quick tips on how to stay motivated while working out! Getting injured is the easiest way to lose motivation. Prevent injuries with these easy tips. Get enough sleep Eat well Drink enough water Warm up and cool down Don't skip the short runs Don't run on rest days, but cross training is [...]

Tips for Injury Prevention2016-11-02T09:12:33-06:00

Open Book

2016-10-09T16:50:53-06:00

Who should do this twisting stretch? Anyone who feels like they slouch when they sit People who sit many hours in a day at a desk People with neck, shoulder or upper back pain How to do this twisting stretch: Begin laying on your side with your pelvis facing straight and your arms in front [...]

Open Book2016-10-09T16:50:53-06:00

Wall Angels

2016-05-16T10:29:26-06:00

Who should do this upper back exercise? Anyone who feels like they slouch when they sit People who sit many hours in a day at a desk People with neck, shoulder or upper back pain How to do this upper back exercise: Start with your feet 6 inches from the wall, knees can be bent. [...]

Wall Angels2016-05-16T10:29:26-06:00

Glute Pulse

2016-05-15T20:53:16-06:00

Who should do Glute Pulses? Everyone- It is important to build back and glute muscles as much as core muscles People with low back pain People who sit all day Athletes looking to switch up their routine How to do Glute Pulses Begin on all fours. Brace your abdominals by squeezing them tightly. Maintain this [...]

Glute Pulse2016-05-15T20:53:16-06:00

Bird Dog

2016-10-09T16:40:57-06:00

Who should do Bird Dog? The best thing about the bird dog exercise is that it is safe for everyone! It builds a strong core to support your spine while keeping your low back stable and safe. It can also tell you a lot about where you are weak. For example, if lifting an arm [...]

Bird Dog2016-10-09T16:40:57-06:00

Low Back Pain Exercises Everyone Should be Doing

2016-11-07T12:06:49-06:00

Low back pain affects at least 80% of people at some point in their lives. It is considered a leading cause of disability by the World Health Organization. It is usually recurrent and the cause can be difficult to diagnose. WHAT CAN YOU DO FOR YOUR LOW BACK PAIN? These stretches are safe for everyone. [...]

Low Back Pain Exercises Everyone Should be Doing2016-11-07T12:06:49-06:00
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