Fitness

Preventing ACL Injuries – A Common Sports-related Injury

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One of the most common sports-related knee injuries is damage to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). The ACL is the ligament that connects the upper leg bone (femur) with the lower leg bone (tibia). High demand sports, which emphasize stop-and-go movements, jumping, or weaving through other players or obstacles, provide an increased risk for ACL […]

Fitness

Age-defying Fitness

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You have heard that 50 is the new 30. Our baby boomer generation is between 44 and 62 years of age. We read about successful aging or age defying fitness and even healthy aging and how to avoid boomeritis. In the book, Age-Defying Fitness, two physical therapists have listed five domains of fitness: posture, strength, […]