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Best Exercises for the Quads

Best Exercises for the Quads

Muscle of the Month: Quadriceps Last week coach Jeanmarie Scordino taught us about movement literacy and how to use understanding of movement basics and the physical laws of nature to get better exercise results. When asked why movement literacy is so important, Jeanmarie said, “Through examining the principles of movement literacy, we understand that... read more
HI-YO: Interval Training for ALL

HI-YO: Interval Training for ALL

By Laurie Denomme, BS, & Lori Sherlock, EdD Benefits of High Intensity Interval Training From Tabata to Timmons, everyone has their own take on how to deliver high intensity interval workouts. There is a simple explanation as to why so many programs involve HIIT…it works!  On land, this type of training is reserved for... read more
5 Hamstring Exercises for Lower Body Strength

5 Hamstring Exercises for Lower Body Strength

5 Hamstring Exercises You Can Do at Home Although the hamstrings are best known for their role in flexing the knee, you might be surprised to learn they do much more. The hamstrings originate at the ischial tuberosity (that’s the bony protrusion that you can feel on your buttocks commonly referred to as the “sits bones”).  Part... read more
5 Minute Knee Pain Relief Exercise

5 Minute Knee Pain Relief Exercise

Do Certain Exercises Cause Knee Problems? If you Google “best exercises for knee pain,” here is what you’ll find: “To get relief from knee pain and prevent future knee problems, warm up the knees before activities by walking and stretching the muscles in the front and back of the thighs.” Now, it is true that... read more
Exercises to Ease Arthritis Pain

Exercises to Ease Arthritis Pain

Simple Exercises to Ease Arthritis Pain Arthritis is typically characterized by joint pain and stiffness.  Did you know that simple exercises can help ease arthritis pain? Arthritis Facts It is estimated that 50 million U.S. adults have doctor-diagnosed arthritis (1/5) 10% of all adults have arthritis-attributable activity limitation Nearly 50% of individuals 65 years... read more
AquaStretch for Low Back Pain

AquaStretch for Low Back Pain

The Body says YES to AquaStretch!   This week, we look at another great water exercise technique that increases mobility and reduces pain called: AquaStretch. AquaStretch This assisted stretching and myofascial release technique is known to free the body of restrictions that limit flexibility and may cause pain with movement. George Eversaul, creator of the... read more