Category: Exercise Advice

Everything You Need to Know About Athletic Trainers

Athletic trainers are highly qualified, multi-skilled healthcare professionals who practice in the field of sports medicine. You’ve likely seen a certified athletic trainer on-site at a sporting event and may have wondered what their day-to-day job entails. Their roles and responsibilities may vary, depending on the environment, yet in every setting, they remain a crucial […]

Weekly Construction update: September 16, 2019

Work performed this week: Installed electrical rough-in on the first and fourth floors.  Installed overhead lights and trim-out on first and third floors.  Installed conduit for pool.  Wired VAV Boxes.  Continued wiring transformers in electrical rooms.  Continued working on underground site electrical. Installed plumbing overhead on first and fourth floors.  Finished up med gas lines […]

How to Start Training for a 5k

Running a 5K can add a fun level of challenge to your workout program. Don’t be daunted by the distance, a 5K is a manageable 3.1 miles. A 5K run is a great option for new runners who are looking to take their training to the next level. Building up your aerobic base takes time […]

What to Eat When Training for a Marathon

Whether you’re a seasoned competitor or it’s your first time running a marathon, training for race day requires excellent nutrition. What you eat on a daily basis throughout your training program is just as important as what you eat the day before the big event. Without the necessary dietary requirements, your athletic performance can suffer. […]

Pilates vs. Yoga: What’s the Difference and Why Are They Effective for Cross-Training?

Pilates and yoga are low-impact exercise practices that are commonly utilized for their stretching, toning and strengthening benefits and as part of a cross-training workout program. Pilates and yoga are practiced at a slower pace than weightlifting or other high-intensity strength workouts. Whether you’re a runner, a weightlifter or an avid cycler, Pilates or yoga […]

Hernia Recovery

While hernia surgeries have become fairly common, any surgery, no matter how routine, needs to be taken seriously. After undergoing hernia surgery, a common question people ask is, “When can I get back to the gym?” After an operation, many patients can immediately tell a difference in how much better they feel. Although you might […]

Common Injuries Treated in Sports Medicine

Participating in organized activity or being on a sports team are healthy and fun ways to get in shape and reach your fitness goals. However, they often require training and intense exercise which carries the risk of injury. When dealing with any sports-related injury, you’ll likely be referred to a sports medicine physician. Sports medicine […]

How to Prevent a Hernia

June is Hernia Awareness Month. The purpose of this month is to raise awareness of the warning signs and treatment options for hernias. A hernia develops when a section of your intestine, or other tissue in your abdomen, pushes through a layer of muscle that has become weakened. The pain associated with a hernia can […]

Senior Health and Fitness Day: Exercising as an Older Adult

Senior Health and Fitness Day is a nationwide health and fitness event for older adults. Across the country, fitness professionals will be promoting the importance of regular physical activity, and providing education on senior-related exercises that improve health and well-being. For many older adults, knowing where to start or how to incorporate exercise into a […]

How to Stay Active with a Knee Injury

Recovering from a knee injury can sometimes be a slow process. It can put a damper on your workout routine especially if your injury resulted from a routine workout or team sport. For those that were active prior to their knee injury, we know how difficult it can be to focus solely on recovery. While […]

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