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AquaStretch After Knee Surgery

AquaStretch After Knee Surgery

Recovering After Knee Surgery Increasing range of motion early and restoring flexibility after knee surgery is critical in returning to pain free function. To help get started on a path to improved flexibility, AquaStretch can help! This assisted stretch and myofascial release technique has proven benefits in conditioning, rehabilitation and physical therapy. Did you... read more
My Morning Stretching Routine

My Morning Stretching Routine

Get up and go with three easy exercises!  Whether you are at home or traveling my favorite stretch routine can be used to reduce morning stiffness, reverse the effects of prolonged sitting or as a warm-up for any workout  I’d like to invite you to try – pivot, plank and swing. 3 Stretches You Can Do... read more
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