For Athletes & Runners

You may have heard this before: The more steps you take each day is associated with reduced risk of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular mortality.  Previous studies indicate the optimal steps may be between 6,000 and 10,000, but those in rehab know there is no “one...

Autumn is upon us! The temperature is falling and the days are getting shorter. Take advantage of the nice mild weather before the winter cold comes knocking. Incorporating mindful outdoor activities can be a great addition to your exercise routine. Here are 7 activities to keep...

Running can be a rewarding recreation and good exercise. However, it can be problematic if it’s the sole source of exercise and physical fitness. One of the worst things an athlete can do for their health and performance is to limit themselves to the same activity every single time they exercise. A focused, singular activity can increase the risk of overuse injuries, create an imbalance of strength, and limit the potential to improve overall strength, endurance, and stamina.

Recently, we interviewed Suzie Freeman, one of the leading clinicians who keep tennis players in top shape, and got some really useful advice. What is your experience treating tennis players? I picked up recreational tennis in my late 40s after not playing since High School.  Tennis is...

I was previously invited to speak to the NFL Players Association.  The NFL players specifically asked me to speak about Astym® therapy, which has increased the performance and extended the careers of NFL players. The NFL players who receive Astym treatment agree that they perform at...

Autumn is one of the most beautiful times of the year to be outside. In most places, the leaves are changing. The air is crisp and cool. And it’s the perfect running temperature for an early evening jog. Here are our top five reasons to go running during fall:

From sport to sport, the age of “peak performance” varies, but for most of us, the effects of aging really sink in the early to mid-30s. You start waking up with new aches and that morning run gets a little shorter and little slower each...

Elite Athletes will be relying on Astym® therapy to help achieve their highest and best performance in Rio. Certified Astym providers will be on hand supporting their athletes to increase athletic performance. Astym therapy has been proven highly effective and safe in treating tendinopathies and other...

Tennis elbow, plantar fasciitis and rotator cuff tendinopathy are common injuries that can plague a tennis player. The last thing an athlete wants to hear is, “You must rest and stop playing tennis.” Soft tissue injuries can be painful, limiting conditions that are slow to...

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