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Mobility vs. Stability vs. Flexibility – How To Unlock Healthy Movement

Mobility exercises are having a moment right now, but they’re not exactly a new concept.  Physical therapists have been addressing mobility for years, but now the fitness industry has gotten a hold of it, so it’s the new sliced bread.  No doubt, you’ve seen cool kids in the gym aggressively foam rolling and wielding PVC …

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Surprising Reasons Why Your Tennis Elbow Isn’t Getting Better

Do you have an annoying case of tennis elbow that isn’t getting better? Tennis elbow is the most common overuse injury of the elbow, and many are surprised to learn that you don’t have to play tennis to have this annoying injury cramp your style.  But did you know, there are many not-so-obvious causes that …

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Surprising Reasons Why Your Plantar Fasciitis Isn’t Getting Better

Plantar fasciitis affects approximately 2 million people per year and has long been known as a painful and tricky injury to treat.  There’s a laundry list of first-line treatment tactics, but what happens when plantar fasciitis won’t go away? To stop this annoying heel pain in its tracks, you need to look beyond the foot.  …

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Easy Exercise Modifications for Wrist Pain

Is wrist pain cramping your workout style? Then you’ll want to read this.  The wrist is one of those areas that we don’t fully appreciate until something goes wrong.  Then poof! You’re sidelined with a wrist injury. This small but complex area takes a lot of force during your workouts (and everyday life).  Walk away …

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18 Low Impact Workout Ideas To Keep You Moving

Are you looking for low impact exercise options? Low impact workouts are highly accessible; whether you’re nursing an injury or your daily motivation has stalled. They’re a great way to keep up with a regular exercise program while minimizing wear and tear on your body. But don’t confuse low impact for low intensity.  Let’s explore …

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Can I Workout With Lower Back Pain? {Expert Tips To Exercise Safely}

Lower back pain is a real buzzkill.  Left unchecked, it can wreak havoc on anyone’s quality of life.  It’s estimated that as many as 60-85% of people will have lower back pain at some point in their life.  Low back pain is also more common in those who do not have a regular exercise program, …

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11 Signs You’re Wearing Bad Shoes For Your Workout

Are you wearing the best workout shoes for your feet? With 26 bones, 33 joints, and 100+ ligaments, tendons, and muscles combined, the foot provides a stable base and absorbs sensory input for the body to make good decisions about movement. That kind of complexity is precisely why you shouldn’t just slap any old pair …

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Simple Indoor Cycling Tips For Beginners To Rock Your Next Class

Are you looking for a fun alternative to the same old treadmill? A high energy indoor cycle class is a great way to sweat it out to some feel-good music. Time flies when you’re having fun. An indoor cycling class (sometimes called a spin class) comes with all the benefits of cardio exercise. Plus, it’s …

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