In this issue, Mike O’Hara explains why we need stronger, not longer, hamstrings and demonstrates a few basic exercises to improve their function. Our Fight the Fat support group continues as we encourage you to follow our posts for exercise and nutrition tips to survive the holidays. You’ll also discover three things that instantly improve your rotator cuff training. As we head into the holiday season, read about all the different ways to give the gift of fitness to your friends and family. Give the gift that really matters– the gift of good health.
In this issue, Mike O’Hara discusses the keys to a successful fitness program, we highlight a 79 year old member of Fenton Fitness who is determined to fight off osteoporosis, Jeff Tirrell answers questions about supplements, and Mike shows us exercise to improve posture.
If you suffer from tension type headaches, you won’t want to miss this issue. Learn the causes and path to follow to find relief. Hanging on to extra pounds? Maybe it’s the medication you’re taking…Also find information on our upcoming Core Training Seminar. Save the date: Saturday, Oct. 24th!
In this issue, learn what you can do to help prevent or reduce elbow pain. Why are we seeing more and more children in our PT clinics for back and neck pain? The answer may surprise you. Also, learn why our training programs work and read about our two latest equipment additions.
This summer, take time to remove your shoes and do your feet a favor. In his article Tenderfoot Training, Mike O’Hara, P.T. covers four simple steps to better foot and ankle function. Jeff’s story about women on weights explains why strength training leads to better body composition and Amy highlights a few members who have used weights to see big results. We round out our issue with fracture facts that everyone should know.
This month, Mike O’Hara gives information and clavicle injuries and their prevention. Jeff Tirrell reminds us of the importance of eating well while traveling, and Amy Warner makes suggestions on finding time to work out in the busy summer time. Be sure to read Mike’s article on how footwear, flip flops in particular, can contribute to knee and hip pain.
This month, Mike shares a story of rotator cuff coordination and some useful exercises to train your shoulder. Jeff simplifies our complex thoughts of training and nutrition, and we round out the issue with training tips to avoid building body fat.
This month, learn how to make your hamstrings happy. Take time to view the related video as Mike demonstrates two of the most effective hamstring stretches. Jeff highlights two members who achieved impressive results with the 40 Day Body Transformation Challenge, and Amy shares one member’s inspiring success story about preparing for surgery and recovery through supervised exercise. Mike rounds out this month’s newsletter with an article and video demonstration of the single arm dumbbell bench press–the best way to link pushing strength with a core stabalization demand.
This month, Mike O’Hara’s focus is on the ankle and how limited ankle mobility creates pain in many unsuspecting places. Take time to view the related video on soft tissue mobilization and sustained stretching. Jeff highlights an athlete who is working hard to reach her full potential, and Amy shares one member’s inspiring success story after one year at Fenton Fitness. Mike rounds out this month’s newsletter with a few simple fitness formulas to help with fat loss, brain function, and physical independence.
Attached is the February 2015 Newsletter. This month, Mike O’Hara gets back to the basics of human movement in his article Peltrunkula Training. He demonstrates his four favorite beginner exercises to keep your body moving well and free of pain. Mike and Jeff Tirrell both highlight the importance of preserving muscle mass and strength as key components in staying healthy and independent for a lifetime in their articles Older, Wiser, Stronger and How To Build Muscle and Strength. And one member shares her story of recovery using the resources available to her through Fenton Physical Therapy and Fenton Fitness. We hope you enjoy this month’s newsletter.