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Is Your Rotator Cuff Giving You Guff?

May 16, 2019

Do you find yourself grimacing over a deep, dull ache in your shoulder when you comb your hair? Are you puzzled by that unexplained weakness in your shoulder and arm when you try to lift something to an overhead position? Do you wake up from your sleep if you roll onto that shoulder? If so, there is a chance you may be suffering from an injury to your rotator cuff. The good news: You don’t have to keep taking guff from that rotator cuff. Many rotator cuff injuries can be healed with physical therapy exercises that improve flexibility and strengthen shoulder muscles surrounding the joint.

Sweat, Recover, Repeat! 5 Tips for Optimizing Your Workout Recovery

March 25, 2019

Whether you are a newbie to the fitness scene or a seasoned athlete, most likely you have experienced muscle soreness and/or stiffness after a tough workout. Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) begins to growl at us 6-8 hours post-workout and may really be barking 24-48 hours after. Soon the soreness begins to dissipate so there is no need to worry. In fact, properly-managed workout recovery time can actually propel you forward in reaching your fitness goals and maximizing performance.

It’s GO Time! 5 Tips For Improving Your Workouts

February 26, 2019

You’re exercising, you’re on the move, and you’re feeling good. You’ve got a positive mindset and you eat challenges for breakfast. So why then does it seem that your fitness and performance levels have plateaued? There may be several factors at play, but here are 5 simple tips to help you get the most out of your workouts. It’s GO time, people! Rise and shine.