Traumatic Brain Injuries

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 12:22 PM Written by
Heather Ferri is a trauma recovery and hydration coach. She received her degree in Dance education from Point Park University, and while performing in New York City created a record for Guinness Book of World Records for 16 turns in tap shoes. With many fitness certifications, she is also a…

The Importance of Vitamin D on Young Athletes

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 12:00 PM Written by
Vitamin D is one of the most important vitamins our bodies need and it’s list of functions are quite lengthy. Our bodies make the vitamin, however we also need get it additionally from the sun, certain foods and supplements. Many people, especially younger children and teens, aren’t necessarily getting as…
The word fitness is everywhere these days. I’d imagine that when you hear the word you picture some sort of stereotypical image in your mind – a lithe blonde woman jogging in a sports bra or an über muscular male in a cut off t-shirt pumping weights in the gym.…

Pre Performance Fuel

Saturday, 11 June 2016 07:52 AM Written by
Fatigue is an athlete’s greatest combatant – what we fight to perform better and longer. Fatigue limits performance, and trying push through fatigue increases risk of injury. Training will do a lot to prolong fatigue, but you will also want to make sure that you have adequate stored and readily…
  This salad is a great way to add new flavors and textures to your everyday lunch. Prep time is less than 10 minutes and the avocado won’t brown due to the lime juice! My favorite way to enjoy this salad is on top of a whole wheat pita with…
With the recent surge of television shows like So You Think You Can Dance and Dancing With The Stars, dancing has definitely become more mainstream, but still is regarded as motion to music for only the glamorous and well-trained. As dancers all of our lives, we were never formally trained…
Q: Recently, my father sustained a fall getting out of the bathtub. Fortunately, he was not hurt. However, I am worried he may fall again. Is there anything physical therapy can do decrease his risk of another fall? A: Falls are a major health concern among older adults. More than…

Weeks 4 thru 6 - Easy Cycling Training Plan

Monday, 20 June 2016 07:41 AM Written by
With these next three weeks of training, we are moving out of the "Prepare To Train" phase, and beginning our real start of cycling training.  We slowly extend our time on the bike; indoors and out, and we introduce the most important training tool for any aerobic sport - the…
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