The mental side of injury recovery, hamstring pain, being your true self. Sports PT and performance link roundup 4.28.18

Injury recovery should focus on the whole person

Happy weekend everyone!  Here’s a roundup of what I’m loving this week in the world of sports performance and PT.  Enjoy!   Injured?  Recovering from an injury isn’t only about taking time off, or regaining strength and mobility.  The mental side of the process is just as important.  This article does a fantastic job of explaining why.   I send people … Read More

Weekend Workout 4.6.18

  EMOM = Every Minute On The Minute WORKOUT MODIFICATIONS: Push-ups: On knees Chest press with bands or suspension trainer Squat jumps: Air squats

Weekend Workout 3.30.18

WORKOUT MODIFICATIONS: Deadlifts: Good mornings Exercise ball hamstring curls Push-ups: On knees Chest press with bands or suspension trainer

Weekend Workout 3.23.18

WORKOUT MODIFICATIONS: Overhead lunge: Lunge with arms overhead or in front of body, depending on shoulder mobility Reverse lunges in place Single leg squat: Squat to chair or bench KB swing: KB or DB sumo deadlift  Push-ups: On knees Chest press with bands or suspension trainer Thruster: DB thruster Alternate rounds: Air squats Overhead press Air squat only Pull ups: … Read More

Weekend Workout 3.16.18

  MODIFICATIONS: Sit ups: Crunches Alternating leg extensions  Deadlifts: Good mornings Exercise ball hamstring curls Push-ups: On knees Chest press with bands or suspension trainer Jump squats: Air squats

Weekend Workout 3.9.18

MODIFICATIONS: Overhead lunge: Goblet lunge Body weight lunge (modify depth of bend in back knee) 1 leg squat: Squat to chair or bench KB swing: DB or KB sumo deadlift Hand release push up: On knees Chest press with bands or suspension trainer Double unders: Single unders (50 reps)

Weekend Workout 2.23.18

MODIFICATIONS: Decrease time to 2 minutes each (4 rounds) Goblet squat: Air squat Modified air squats (sit down/stand up from chair, chair + pillow, etc) Mountain climber Box jump: Box step-up Stair step-up Thruster: DB thruster Alternate rounds: Air squats Overhead press Air squat only

Weekend Workout 2.16.18

  MODIFICATIONS: Bike: 3 minutes fast elliptical with moderate resistance or incline Band walk: Bear crawl Pull ups: Ring rows  Overhead squat: Air squat with arms overhead or in front of body, depending on shoulder mobility

Weekend Workout 2.9.18

  WORKOUT MODIFICATIONS: Goblet squats: Air squats Modified air squats (sit down/stand up from chair, chair + pillow, etc) Prone “w” Prone Rows  Toe taps: Vary speed (faster or slower) Mountain climbers: Plank hold 40 seconds Single leg bridge: Double leg bridge Push-ups: On knees Chest press with bands or suspension trainer Broad jump: Broad step and hold for balance … Read More

Hurt or Burnt Out From Your New Fitness Regimen? How to Fix it

Getting better mentally and physically means challenging your body through your fitness routine.  However, there’s a delicate balance between how far to push and when to take a break.  At this time of year, it seems we spend lots of time beating ourselves up over poor health choices during the holidays (Skipping workouts for holiday parties?  The endless trays of Christmas … Read More