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Herniated Discs: Could This be Causing Your Back Pain?

May 4th, 2020

Your spine is a complex part of the body. It is comprised of 24 bones, and 5 of them are located in the lower back. It is also comprised of numerous nerves and intervertebral discs. Sometimes, the jelly-like nucleus of these discs can “herniate,” or protrude, through the cell wall, if it is not strong

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Movement Screening

May 10th, 2019

If you have ever had an injury that has popped out of nowhere, maybe it’s time that you had someone screen your movement! Movement screening has become increasingly popular in recent years with professional sports, but it can be used on anyone who is active. The main concept behind screening revolves around the idea that

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How to Train for Your Sport

April 20th, 2019

Depending on the sport/activity of your choice, the demands of that sport should influence how you train. Such factors to consider in training programs are the energy systems being used. For example, anaerobic/alactic exercise includes short powerful bursts of activity typically lasting 30 seconds or less. Activity at higher intensity levels performed greater than 30-45

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Trends in Fitness Routines

April 20th, 2019

Did you know that stretching before a sport or event that requires explosive, fast movements can actually decrease your performance? Depending on the type of activity you perform, you may actually decrease the amount of power you can produce. This could be your tennis serve or your vertical jump. Dynamic warm ups involve putting your

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