Dynamic Warm Up for Downhill Skiers

By Rhonda Figone Research shows that dynamic warm up have a positive effect on power and agility performance when compared with static stretching. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/           pubmed/16937960 Dynamic warm up with muscle activation exercises are a great way to warm up your muscles and joints prior to sport. Included in this article […]

More Activity Equates To Less Detrimental Falls in Older Adults

  Falls are the leading cause of fractures, hospital admissions for trauma, and injury deaths among older adults according to the National Council on Aging. Fear of falling can be a reason older adults choose not to participate in activities, even activities that they typically enjoy. A misconception is that partaking in an exercise routine […]

Power Lifting: Do the risks outweigh the benefits?

Powerlifting has gained monumental popularity over the past couple years for not only competitive powerlifters and bodybuilders, but in the general population as well. The rise in popularity for bodybuilders began in the mid 1960’s. Today, through the use of technology, powerlifting videos and instruction can be viewed by anyone. Powerlifting is a form of resistance training that involves […]

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