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Foam Rolling May8th 2020

What Does Foam Rolling Do?

Slow Your Roll: Investigating the Effects of  Foam Rolling  By Casey Jackson and the ReQuest Team    There seems to be a lot of mystery surrounding the act of foam rolling. Rumors of foam rollers decimating knots in the muscles, significantly reducing muscle fatigue pre and post-workout, and drastically improving range of motion are quickly revealed on the

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Happy person– good mood! May5th 2020

Why Does Exercise Impact Mood?

Feeling Good from the Inside-Out Are you feeling sad or down? Exercise might help your mood! Exercise can positively impact your health in a myriad of ways, with the most well-known benefits including improvements in strength, stability, and endurance that are developed from the physical aspect of exercise. However, less is known about the mental benefits

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woman using elastic resistance band Apr21st 2020

Elastic Resistance Band or Traditional Weight Training?

How do the Results of Elastic Resistance Bands Compare to Traditional Weights? Anyone who has practiced strength training or rehabilitation has probably used an elastic resistance band or seen someone using one as part of their exercise routine. It’s reasonable to wonder what kind of results elastic resistance bands are providing. Can equipment that weighs

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Man stretching his hamstring muscles to prevent injury- may not be the best option. Apr14th 2020

Hamstring Injuries- How to Prevent Them

The Most Effective Exercises for Strengthening and Preventing Injury in the Hamstring! Hamstring Injuries Hamstring injuries have been the bane of many athlete’s existence, because the lightlihood of reinsuring is high. They are also often extremely painful in the initial phase. These injuries occur very frequently in most sports, especially those when rapidly taking off or stopping. Every year

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Covid-19 isn't going away soon. WE have to take care of ourselves Apr10th 2020

Exercise Suggestions and Covid-19

It looks like Coronavirus is here to stay which means staying home is the new normal and your exercise routine may require adaptation.  Staying active has long been an important factor in dealing with stress, reducing risk of preventable diseases, managing weight, and maintaining mental health.    During the COVID-19 outbreak, finding ways to stay active

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Mar20th 2020

Wake Up Feeling Achy? Try These 3 Stretches

There are few things worse than waking up in the morning to chronic pain in your neck, back, or joints. Morning aches and pains can make it difficult to complete even the simplest tasks, like getting up out of bed or putting on your shoes. But with the help of a few physical therapist approved

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