Archive for March, 2015

Looking Back On The Barefoot/Minimal Running Craze

After Christopher McDougall’s book “Born to Run” became a national bestseller in 2009, the running world was turned upside down by the notion that the current running shoe model may be one of the leading causes behind the high prevalence of injuries to runners. After reading the book, millions of runners around the world decided […]

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Preventing Back Injury During Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning: I know all of you are hoping, just like I am, that spring is finally around the corner. For most of us, the change of season brings the "itch" for spring cleaning. With this in mind, I thought I would present everyone with some tips on lifting techniques to reduce the risk of […]

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Coming Out of Hibernation

The importance for dynamic warm-ups prior to exercise Let's face it, we've had a long hard winter. Some of us fought those winter blues by remaining active; however, there are those of us who tend to go into hibernation and don't come out until the snow has melted. With spring coming, there are some of […]

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“OUCH My @#$% Back!!!”

We have either said this or heard this said. In fact, there is a 22 – 65% prevalence that individuals will experience low back pain this year. Wow! That is a significant population. So how do I avoid straining/spraining my back? Here are a few tips! First, never jump right out of bed! Actively pump you ankles, slowly move […]

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