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Exercising During Pregnancy

Exercising During Pregnancy

Over the years obstetrician’s advice to pregnant people regarding exercise has varied. OBs used to recommend that women slow down or stop exercising entirely. More recently the advice to women was to keep exercising if they had done a form of exercise before, but not to start anything new. However, the most recent guidelines from theRead More…

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…

Perfectly Fitting Your Back Pack

Perfectly Fitting Your Back Pack

The snow is finally receding and dry weather appears to be here, maybe …….but backpacking season has certainly arrived. Here are some hints on properly fitting your pack for a great season of getting into the backcountry that is not followed by a visit to the MD or Physical Therapy secondary to neck pain from the strapsRead More…

Spring Time Running

Spring Time Running

The sun is out, the snowbanks are receding, and the ice is melting off your favorite running paths and trails! After a long, cold, snowy winter you are ready to lace up your running shoes again. The only problem is that the last time you ran was November. So, although you are brimming with excitement to hitRead More…

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