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Core Strength in Soccer Training

As a soccer player, you appreciate your performance on the field. It is critical that you place a strong emphasis on developing your core strength in your soccer training. This will improve your playing skills in a dramatic way. “Soccer isn’t the same as Bach or...

Core Strength in Football Training

Football season is upon us. To achieve your personal best as a football player this season, add some core strength to your football training. Building your core helps you move faster, reduces the possibility of injury and optimizes every action you take on the field....

Tennis Players Up Their Game by Building Their Core Strength

In today’s world, tennis players are experiencing more success than ever before by placing a special emphasis on building their core strength. Tennis is an exceptionally popular sport that not only entertains, but offers a wide variety of psychological and...

Core Strength Improves Baseball Performance

Drastically Improve Your Baseball or Softball Performance by Working on Your Core Strength Core strength is imperative to those that play softball or baseball as every movement performed – regardless of position – involves the trunk region of the body. It does not...

How Core Strength Can Improve Your Cycling

Core strength training is an essential component of success if you are a cyclist. Read this informative guide to learn how having a strong core will improve your cycling. What is the Core? The core of your body is a unique collection of muscles that aid in the...

Why is Core Strength Important?

Core strength helps in providing a solid, strong foundation for the movement within the extremities of the body. What is the “Core” of the Body? The “core” is a highly-specialized group of muscles that are directly responsible for stabilizing the pelvis, the shoulder...

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome: Swimmers Shoulder

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome, also called Swimmer's Shoulder, is a disorder of the rotator cuff. Rotator cuff disorder are among the most common causes of pain and disability in the shoulder. Shoulder impingement syndrome was first introduced in a medical paper...

Carpal Tunnel. Is it Causing Your Shoulder Pain?

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common but potentially debilitating condition of the wrist and hand. It can detrimentally impact the use of the entire arm, as well as the shoulder. Excessive demands on the hands and wrists makes this is a very common issue. In fact,...

Adhesive Capsulitis. Frozen Shoulder Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Adhesive Capsulitis, or Frozen shoulder is a medical condition that results in severe pain and stiffness in the shoulder. As time progresses, this results in difficulty in movement. Medically termed “adhesive capsulitis”, frozen shoulder detrimentally impacts the...

Common Yoga Injuries

Despite the fact that yoga has a solid reputation for promoting physiological and psychological well-being, there are many poses could result in common Yoga injuries. It is estimated that 30 million people regularly practice yoga throughout the world. Of these, 14...

Lumbar Disc Herniation. Can Physical Therapy Help?

Lumbar disc herniation is a devastating medical complication that may result in immense back pain. Physical Therapy can reduce this pain and help optimize your overall health.   What is a Lumbar Disc Herniation? Each of the bones that form the spine are cushioned from...

Tennis Elbow. Is it Causing Problems?

Tennis elbow is a common overuse condition that results from the tendons in the elbow being overloaded as a result of repetitive motions involving the hand, arm and/or the wrist. Tennis elbow, which is professionally referred to as “lateral epicondylitis”, is a...

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is an issue that commonly kicks in approximately six hours immediately following exercise and peaks within two days. Individuals that suffer from DOMS will experience variation in their experience, based on general health, type of...

Avoid Overuse Injuries

Now that you have ramped up your current physical fitness regimen, be aware that you could be at increased risk of injury due to overexertion. What causes overexertion? and How can you increase your physical activity without worrying injury... “Exercise to stimulate,...

Preventing Overexertion with Your New Year Exercise Plan

Now that the New Year is in full swing, your action plan for optimizing your health might be as well. There is one issue to be cautious of. Overexertion. Whether you're seasoned in physical fitness, or initiating a new fitness program, be especially careful to avoid...

How Seasonal Affective Disorder affects Sleep Patterns

As mentioned in previous posts, Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D) is a depressive-based medical condition that typically impacts people during the fall and winter months. Approximately 6% of all people develop this disorder each year and it wreaks havoc with natural...