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3 Tips Your Physical Therapist Wants You To Know For Setting Fitness Goals

Posted on by Erik Krol, MOT, OTR/L

As we enter the time of year when we have warmer weather and longer days, it can be an exciting time for many with a new rush of fresh energy to get outdoors or start a new fitness routine. It can be a daunting feeling, as well, with a new blank slate that needs a starting point. Whatever your goals and energies are focused on for this upcoming year, here are some ideas for helping you set goals for your fitness routine.

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What Workout Is Right For You?

Posted on by Tanner Neuberger, PT, DPT, TDN Level 1

You can choose to go down many different paths within the fitness realm. Even if you are well-versed, switching up your workout routine can provide great health benefits and keep physical activity engaging if you are tired of the same old routine. The plethora of choices can be overwhelming, but this quiz is a helpful tool to determine which type of exercise you should try out for yourself.

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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.

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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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Seven Health Benefits Of Taking Your Workouts To The Great Outdoors

Posted on by Andrew Cassidy, PT, DPT

Regular exercise is key to a long and healthy life. While there are countless exercise styles, methods, and equipment, the most important aspect is picking an exercise that we are most likely to stick with. Have you ever been curious to try exercising outside? When people run past you on the sidewalk, or complete a set of pull-ups while your children are on the playground, do you wish you could do the same thing? These outdoor exercisers may be on to something, and we could all benefit from more fresh air during our next workout.

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Mental Health Tips After A Marathon

Posted on by Rebecca Pudvah PT, DPT, CSCS, OCS

Congratulations! You did it! 26.2 is a long way, particularly on foot. Take some time to embrace your journey, your success, and the obstacles you overcame. Take a look below for the top 3 tips of how to embrace your mental health after running a marathon and avoid the post-marathon blues.

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Should I Exercise If My Joints Make Noise?

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

Do your joints make noises when you move? Many people hear noises such as pops, creaks, or grinding in their joints, often in the knees, with activities such as going up stairs or squatting down. But it’s important to know that these noises can be normal, especially if they are not associated with any kind of pain! When joints make noise, it is commonly known as crepitus. Let’s take a closer look at what crepitus is and what you need to know in order to continue safe exercise.

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How Exercise Can Help You Connect With Your Child

Posted on by Owen Campbell, PT, DPT, OCS

Connection with your child can take many forms over the arc of parenting. From the days of dependency in early life, to watching them become their own person – parents are always searching out ways to connect with their children.

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