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Getting the Most out of Stretching

Getting the Most out of Stretching

Stretching is a buzz word we hear thrown around everywhere. In the gym, on the mountain, or even in friendly conversation. I need to “stretch” more. I’m not “flexible.” I feel “tight” today. But what does this actually mean? Let’s start at the beginning.What is stretching?In its most basic form, stretching is taking a muscle to itsRead More…

Returning to Running After ACL Surgery

Returning to Running After ACL Surgery

ACL tears are one of the most common knee injuries sustained while skiing. With the heavy snow, good skiing, and epic power days this year, I’m sure there was no shortage of knee injuries. While I hope everyone had a safe and healthy season, I know some individuals’ ski seasons ended in a less thanRead More…

Stressed Out?

Stressed Out?

Back to School, exams, work drama, upcoming holidays—they can all get us stressed out. And what’s worse than just being stressed? It can affect your recovery or make you prone to injury. ​​​​​​​ Acute bouts of stress are actually good for the body; the hormones released in response to fright, illness, trauma, etc. increase blood sugarRead More…

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