I injured my ankle this week. I was p*ssed. It slowed me down. You see, I am a walker and a woman with a hurt ankle can’t really walk 6 miles on the weekend. Also, Molly & I are headed to New York City next week for
Find yourself a PT who “gets it”. I am a runner. I’ve been running since my feet hit the ground, starting with 12 years of soccer (aka running with a ball), adding track in middle school (more running), and cross country in high school (even more running!).
It is TOUGH to get back into an exercise routine after a baby is born. Schedules are weird, sleep is at a premium, childcare is a problem, and sometimes a mama just feels so out of shape that it’s hard to get started. Usually we promote mom-based functional
So you want to try Pilates? Fantastic! Welcome! You will LOVE.IT. But what really is Pilates anyway? Pilates is a method of exercise (named after its creator, Joseph Pilates) that focuses on working muscles from the inside out rather than the outside in. This means the deepest layers of muscle
Functional Fitness for Moms The last thing I want to do as a physical therapist is add to the burden of the moms who come to me to feel better. So often I hear how much she wants to start exercising (again) but… (the laundry, the lack of
Strong glutes help back pain, pelvic pain, urinary incontinence and make a big difference in how well you can get up from the floor. Try this exercise to start. Lie flat on the ground on your back Bend knees so feet are about shoulder width apart Rest
We know you have a pain in your butt and now you’re starting to figure out how to massage it out (see foam roller post last week), but now we have to figure out how to keep it away. One of the main contributors to keeping this kind