1. Simple Solutions for Tight Hips

    By Hannah Alderfer, Trainer, Runner, Stretcher Have you ever thought about the complexity of what it takes to sit, stand, walk, run, or perform a variety of other movements involving your hip joint? The hip joint is quite complex and can also be the cause of a lot of pain if not taken care of. You aren’t alone if you’ve ever had to deal with hip tightness, low back pain, knee pain, or bad post…Read More

  2. Voodoo Floss

    By:  Tyler Murphy, BEd, CPT & voodoo flosser:) I have spent a good majority of my life in the gym working to get fit and stay at the top of my game for whatever sport was in season at the time. One of the most important aspects of exercise that I’ve come to realize after all these years is that mobility and recovery are crucial to any growth or strength potential. One of the best tools for …Read More

  3. The Essentials Of Water

    by Shelley Rosenberg, BA, CPT, PN1 I know this time of year is hard for most people to ingest water with such cold temperatures. However, fluid balance is essential for optimal functioning and health. Here are a few reasons why: 60% of our body is water. This fact alone should explain the importance of drinking water. Fluid balance is just like energy balance (food in vs food out), water in versus…Read More

  4. Fueling Your Workout

    By Melanie Neading, Personal Trainer, Runner & Food Re-fueler! You wouldn't take a road trip without any gas in your tank.  If you did, you certainly wouldn't question why your car stopped running if the tank was empty before your trip.  Your body is just like your car; it must have proper fuel in order to function the way you want it to.  Before you hit the treadmill and weights, before yo…Read More

  5. Post-Workout Recovery!

    The food you eat throughout the day is, of course, very important. However, the food you eat after a workout may be even more important. Your body reacts to food after a workout differently than it would throughout the rest of the day. When you consume particular nutrients post-workout, you can improve body composition, recovery, and overall performance. There are three goals for post-workout nutr…Read More