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What Is Agility, And How To Improve It

What Is Agility, And How To Improve It

Let’s talk about agility. We’ve all seen it. A gymnast pulling flips and spins, a soccer players starting and stopping on a dime, or a running back weaving their way through a field of opponents. We can recognize agility when we see it, and we know it’s an intrinsic...

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How Can I Safely Exercise While Pregnant?

How Can I Safely Exercise While Pregnant?

Gynecologists, Obstetricians, and Physical Therapists alike defer to The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, or ACOG, when considering exercise while pregnant. The College combines the most current medical research and suggests guidelines based on...

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Intro to Blood Flow Restriction Training

Intro to Blood Flow Restriction Training

Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFRT) is a form of strength training that uses a tourniquet mechanism to occlude partial blood flow of the main artery to the upper extremity (arm) or lower extremity (leg). Occluding, or partially reducing, blood flow to muscles...

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Stretching while Strengthening

Stretching while Strengthening

Let's start with a quick scenario. You are a typical adult, just trying to live a well balanced life between your own health, spending time with your family, and your work. You know the importance of a good diet, getting adequate sleep and exercising regularly. You...

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Differences in Squat and Deadlift Positions

Differences in Squat and Deadlift Positions

For most people researching effective ways to build strength, they will have either read or been told about squatting and deadlifting. These are two of the fundamental and most effective compound movements for human beings to develop strength through. Within those...

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What to expect with Spondylolysis

What to expect with Spondylolysis

To utilize timestamps to skip to specific sections, click on the video to watch on Youtube's site.  Spondylolysis is similar to a stress fracture, in that it’s a bony defect often as a result of repetitive stress. However, since it doesn’t follow the typical rules for...

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Other Common Knee Injuries in Youth Soccer

Other Common Knee Injuries in Youth Soccer

https://youtu.be/aa8Cfdhk7S4 In this video Arianne Mason discusses what contributes to patellofemoral pain syndrome and ACL tears, which are two other common knee injuries found in youth soccer. In this video we talk about the anatomy and biomechanics, such as knee...

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3 Management Strategies for Sever’s disease

3 Management Strategies for Sever’s disease

https://youtu.be/pIMudu-f9A0 In this video Arianne Mason talks about 3 ways to help prevent and treat Sever’s disease. These recommendations include: Limiting aggravating activities such as running and jumpingStretching your calf musclesUsing Gel Heel cups Here is a...

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