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Are Fitness Resolutions Worth The Buzz?

Posted on by Zachary Vandenberg, DPT

As each New Year rolls around, gyms become crowded, social media feeds fill up with workout selfies, and fitness resolutions are all the rage. But are these fitness resolutions truly worth the buzz? This blog will dive into fitness resolutions, exploring their benefits and drawbacks. Whether you’re a resolution enthusiast or a skeptic, by the end of this article, you’ll better understand whether setting fitness goals for the New Year is a worthwhile endeavor.


3 Daily Habits for a Healthier New Year

Posted on by Paige Gibbens, PT, DPT

Just like that, 2024 is right around the corner. As the 2023 year comes to a close, now is a good time to reflect and create goals for what you want your 2024 to look like. When writing goals, make sure they are SMART. What does SMART stand for? Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely. Sitting down and writing your goals can guide your decision-making to help determine what habits you want to work towards creating for a healthier New Year. Need some ideas to get started with daily habits for a healthier 2024? Check these tips out.


3 Ways To Avoid Holiday Stress

Posted on by Chelsea Silva, PT, DPT

The holiday season is a busy time of the year, and with that often comes stress. While we would prefer to enjoy the celebrations, family time, and joy that accompanies the season, we can sometimes find ourselves spending time stressing over expectations, finances, and busy schedules instead. Here are three ways to help manage the stress that accompanies the holidays so you can get back to enjoying this magical time of year!


What Are Exercise Snacks And Should You Be Doing Them?

Posted on by Peter Batz, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT/DN, AIB-VR/CON

I know what you are thinking, and no, this article is not about protein bars and shakes or even fruits and vegetables. The term “exercise snacks” has grown in popularity in recent years, and in this blog, we’ll take a closer look at exactly what this term means and break down its benefits. Here’s what you need to know!


Elbow Injuries In Tumbling Athletes

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP

Tumbling athletes, which include gymnasts and cheerleaders, have unique demands placed on their upper body. When tumbling, the athlete places not only their entire body weight through their hands but can have up to 16 times their body weight in force going across the wrist and arm. For that reason, the elbow can be injured more often in these athletes. In this blog, we will take a closer look at several types of injuries that can occur in tumbling athletes, along with symptoms and treatment options.


A Quick Workout for New Parents Who Need a Boost of Energy

Posted on by Clinton Boone, PT, DPT, CMTPT/DN

Becoming a parent is an exhilarating and rewarding journey, but it can also be exhausting at times. Between sleepless nights, diaper changes, and constant attention to your little one, finding time for yourself can be challenging. However, taking care of your own well-being is crucial to being the best parent you can be. One effective way to boost your energy levels and improve your overall mood is through a quick workout routine. In this blog, we will explore a simple, yet effective workout specifically designed for new parents who need a much-needed energy boost.


Impact Exercise for the Aging Adult

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP

MYTH: You must stop doing high impact exercise as you age and perform low impact activities instead.

FACT: We know that as we age, it is common to lose strength and power. However, that does not mean you have to avoid higher impact activities.

Many people are active when they are younger through sports, running, and other activities. As we get older, we tend to decrease high impact activities. Sometimes this is due to a previous injury, reoccurring pain, or a fear of getting hurt.


5 Tips To Help You Get In Touch with Your Most Active Self

Posted on by Clinton Boone, PT, DPT, CMTPT/DN

In today’s fast-paced and hectic world, staying active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle can sometimes feel like a challenge. However, by tapping into your most active self, you can unlock your full potential and lead a more energetic and fulfilling life. Whether you’re looking to kick-start a new fitness routine or revitalize your existing one, these five tips will help you reconnect with your most active self and embrace a lifestyle of vitality.


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