Enhance Your Workouts with the Help of a Healthy Diet!
Did You Know a Nutritious Diet Could Help You Reach Your Physical Goals?
Nutrition strongly affects your physical performance, whether you’re a dedicated athlete, weekend warrior, or just trying to get out and exercise more.
Your body does a lot throughout the day, and the food you supply it with helps it to function properly, whether you’re hitting the gym or simply performing your daily tasks.
Lifestyle changes can help tremendously when trying to reach your physical goals.Read full blog
3 Secrets to Sneaking in Cardio Workouts – Without Even Realizing You’re Doing So!
Are You Looking to Do More Cardio? Try These Tips!
We all know that cardio takes time. In fact, one of the most common complaints we hear from patients who come to us for physical therapy exercises is that there simply isn’t enough time in their busy days to complete cardio workouts.
Other times, whether there’s a time constraint or not, many people report a lack of self-motivation simply because they can’t stand the thought of doing cardio.Read full blog
Stay Safe While Strength Training with These 6 Tips
How Can I Avoid Sustaining an Injury While Strength Training?
One of the most common pieces of advice given to people in strength training programs is simply to “not hurt yourself.”
Whether it’s a recovery program from a previous injury or surgery, or you’re simply trying to improve your physical performance, it is a common phrase that you’ll hear.
While it may seem easier said than done, a physical therapist can help you gain strength by recommending ways to maximize your training, in addition to providing injury prevention treatments.Read full blog
Stay Active By Incorporating These 5 Easy Steps into Your Lifestyle
Maintain an Active and Healthy Life With Carbs!
Everything You Need to Know About the Importance of Carbs
Eat less, move more. That is the weight loss mantra, the key to success, the secret to the obesity riddle that has left too many people unhealthy and uncomfortable for far too long.
The problem is that diet and exercise aren’t that simple to figure out individually, and they tend to become really complicated when you attempt to put them together.Read full blog
Get More Out of Your Workouts with A Proper Nutrition Plan!
A Nutritional Diet Can Help You Reach Your Physical Goals!
You are what you eat, so if your plan is to be the strongest, most powerful athlete you can be, then you need to eat the part. Focusing too much on the workouts and not enough on the nutrition side of becoming an athlete is a rookie mistake.
If you are heading out on a road trip, then you fill your car up with fuel.Read full blog
Boost Your Physical Performance with High-Quality Proteins
Have You Added High-Quality Proteins to Your Diet Yet?
Protein is a necessary nutrient for maintaining high levels of physical function.
If you’re a dedicated athlete, a weekend warrior, or someone who is simply trying to become more active, your protein intake plays a key role in your physical performance.
There are many factors of high-quality protein that can benefit you in ways you may not have even considered!Read full blog
Improve Your Physical Performance with Blood Flow Restriction
Have You Discovered the Benefits of Blood Flow Restriction?
If you haven’t heard of blood flow restriction yet, you should give it a shot! According to the American Physical Therapy Association,
“Blood-flow restriction training can help patients to make greater strength training gains while lifting lighter loads, thereby reducing the overall stress placed on the limb.
By applying the right amount of external pressure to an extremity, it’s possible to maintain arterial inflow while occluding venous outflow distal to the occlusion site.”
If you’ve been at the gym recently and notice someone weightlifting with bands wrapped around their biceps, they are likely trying out a new training regimen called Blood Flow Restriction Training, or BFR.Read full blog
Discovering the Many Benefits of Custom Orthotics
Have You Given Any Thought to Custom Orthotics?
Have you heard of custom orthotics? According to VeryWell Health,
“An orthotic is an orthopedic appliance or apparatus used to support, align, prevent, or correct deformities or to improve the function of movable parts of the body. Simply put, an orthotic is any device that is applied to your body that is meant to help you move and function better.Read full blog
Is Back Surgery The Best Option For You? Consider These Things First.
Do you have a chronic pain issue related to your spine? Maybe you have a stiff achy back or shooting pain and numbness in one or both legs. Perhaps your back pain and associated symptoms are so involved that it’s a struggle to get through a day at work, sleep through the night, or take care of yourself or your loved ones.
When your symptoms are so intense, it may start to feel like back surgery is your only option.Read full blog