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What’s Your Sleep Style? Plus 4 Tips For Better Rest

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

“Sleep style” refers to your body’s natural tendency to fall asleep at a certain time. To learn more about your sleep style and ways to get better rest, answer a few simple questions below.

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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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Take A Deep Breath: Breathing Techniques For Managing Stress

Posted on by Zachary Vandenberg, DPT

Stress is unavoidable, but how we manage it can make all the difference in our overall well-being. One powerful tool that often goes overlooked is the simple act of breathing. In this blog, we’ll explore breathing techniques that can be your secret weapon in combating stress and improving your mental and physical health.

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3 Exercises for Better Heart Health

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

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. You can do many things to help decrease your likelihood of heart disease. These include:

  • Prioritizing a healthy diet
  • Reducing stress
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Avoiding smoking and alcohol
  • Maintaining healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels

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International Women’s Day: Inspire Inclusion

Posted on by Athletico

Each year, we celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), a time to reflect on and honor women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements. It is one of the most important days to celebrate women’s accomplishments and raise awareness about women’s equality.

With this year’s “Inspire Inclusion” theme, we asked Athletico leaders to share their thoughts on the importance of creating an all-inclusive environment. Here’s what they had to say!

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3 Health Resolutions That Can Help You Build Healthy Habits All Year Long

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

Over the past few months, you may have noticed that gyms have become overcrowded, healthy and fresh foods are snatched up at grocery stores like hotcakes, and people furiously write down their New Year Resolutions. If you’re like the average person, you stick to these resolutions for a month or two before you ultimately drop them. For what reason? Most goals I see are too lofty and would benefit from some simplicity to maintain consistently.

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From Dry Needling to Exercise Safety: Top 10 Blogs of 2023

Posted on by Athletico

Over the last year, our knowledgeable clinicians have shared their expertise on topics ranging from ergonomics, new parenting, workout tips, and everything in between. As we close out the year, here are ten topics that our readers had the most interest in.

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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.

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