Building on Your Workout Routine: Top Tips for Strength Training

Building on Your Workout Routine: Top Tips for Strength Training

From bodybuilding to CrossFit, from barre workouts to bodyweight workouts, from free weights to machines, the options for weight lifting and strength training are almost denser than muscle mass itself.
Pushing Limits: lululemon® Adventure

Pushing Limits: lululemon® Adventure

But to make progress you must keep moving, excuses don’t help you reach goals. I took this mentality with me as I boarded the plane. I was going to have to push my body mentally and physically to get through the next three days.
Why I Love Fitness…and Teaching Fitness

Why I Love Fitness…and Teaching Fitness

My desire to teach was inspired by many things... But most of all, I loved what group fitness did for me personally and I wanted to return the favor
National Women's Health and Fitness Day

National Women's Health and Fitness Day

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day, held the last week in September, is an effort to bring attention to the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women.
When Should You Drink Sports Drinks?

When Should You Drink Sports Drinks?

Sports drinks vs water: When is it best to drink either?
Cheerleading, Strength and Safety: What to Know

Cheerleading, Strength and Safety: What to Know

As we enter the month of August, many children and teenagers are headed back to school. Many of us remember our high school football games on Friday night with the cheerleading team on the sidelines helping to lead the crowd in chants to help their football team win the game.
En Pointe: What Ballet Dancers Should Know About Injury Prevention

En Pointe: What Ballet Dancers Should Know About Injury Prevention

As students head back to school, many dancers head back to the studio and a vigorous training schedule.
A Shift in Transportation: OC Bikes to Work
Mindfulness to Improve Recovery

Mindfulness to Improve Recovery

In today’s busy world we are constantly moving fast and multi-tasking.
Protect Your Hands While Gardening

Protect Your Hands While Gardening

When the spring season is in full bloom, many of us are eager to get outside and enjoy the nice weather.
CrossFit: You Asked, Jillian Answered

CrossFit: You Asked, Jillian Answered

CrossFit is a popular workout, but whether you’re a seasoned vet or brand new, you probably have questions…
Stepping Up to the Plate to Prevent Throwing Injuries in Baseball

Stepping Up to the Plate to Prevent Throwing Injuries in Baseball

Safe pitching practices help avoid overuse
Taking Care of Collegiate Athletes

Taking Care of Collegiate Athletes

Keeping the Charlotte 49ers in the game
Outlasting the Spartan Race: An OT’s Top Tips

Outlasting the Spartan Race: An OT’s Top Tips

Courageous and valiant. Tough and unshakable.
Why We Are Athletic Trainers

Why We Are Athletic Trainers

National Athletic Training Month is held every March to offer awareness about Athletic Training as a profession

Older, Wiser, Stronger, Fitter: Balance for Seniors can be FUN

When treating clients to prevent a fall or unfortunately after a fall has caused an injury, physical therapists promote many exercises including balance retraining.
Osteoporosis and Exercise

Osteoporosis and Exercise

You’ve been given the diagnosis of Osteoporosis and your doctor wants you to do weight bearing activities to improve your bone health.
Things that move properly shouldn’t hurt

Things that move properly shouldn’t hurt

The benefits of manual therapy combined with exercise

Do you get back pain from sitting at your desk?

Ergonomics and the “90-90-90 Position”: Why ‘how’ you sit is so important.
Dive in:  11 things to know about aquatic therapy

Dive in: 11 things to know about aquatic therapy

One of the biggest splashes in physical therapy in recent years is the evolution of aquatic therapy