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Why Core Training?

If you have read anything over the past few years about fitness training or athletic performance, then you have heard the term “core training”.  However, you probably have heard it with little or no data to back up why you should add it to your training routine.  Well, a recent French study demonstrated that a [...]

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries on the Rise

Written by: Corey Wencl, LAT with Agnesian HealthCare’s Sports, Spine & Work Center To many it seems like more and more people are tearing their Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) these days.  From professional athletes like Adrian Peterson and Robert Griffith III down to our local high school athletes and even some children younger than that [...]

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Preventing Running Injuries and Debunking Myths: Part Three

Author: Joel Mason, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS Contributing Author: Sarah Schultz, MS, LAT Many individuals enjoy the freedom and competition that running provides. There is much to know about running to be effective and safe in this growing sport. Here are a few running myths to consider. Running Myth One: Running barefoot will cause injuries [...]

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Preventing Running Injuries and Debunking Myths: Part Two

Author: Joel Mason PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS Contributing Author: Sarah Schultz MS, LAT Many individuals enjoy the freedom and competition that running provides. There is much to know about running to be effective and safe in this growing sport. Here are a few running myths to consider. Running Myth One: I was once asked by [...]

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Preventing Running Injuries and Debunking Myths: Part One

Author: Joel Mason, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS Contributing Author: Sarah Schultz, MS, LAT Conventional wisdom has traditionally been that the Wet Foot Test is an easy way to figure out your foot type. The idea is that you get your foot wet and step down on a paper towel or surface that you would allow [...]

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Part II: How to correct posture from use of Electronic devices

Renee Lehman is a licensed acupuncturist, physical therapist, and Reiki Master with over 20 years of health care experience in Gettysburg, PA. The following article contains information from an article she wrote about “Oh, my aching neck.” I recently wrote an article and did a YouTube video on computer neck, which covers these same topics and [...]

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Workout at home? Yes you can!

There are lots of excuses for not exercising…the gym is too far away; it costs too much money; I don’t know how to use any of that stuff’ it’s not open when I want to workout; I don’t want strangers looking at me, etc. Don’t let excuses hold you back. You can exercise at home [...]

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Part I: Electronic devices, are they changing our posture?

Renee Lehman is a licensed acupuncturist, physical therapist and Reiki Master with more than 20 years of healthcare experience in Gettysburg, PA. The following article contains information from an article she wrote about “Oh, my aching neck.” I recently wrote an article and did a YouTube video on computer neck, which covers these same topics and [...]

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Staying motivated to train

When setting up a training program for one of our fitness members I heard a familiar question.  “How do I motivate myself to keep coming”.  It’s a question that all of us ask ourselves during workouts or even in our daily lives.  The answer isn’t simple, it’s not about willpower or rewards.  It boils down [...]

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What is Osteoporosis?

Author: Margie Anderson, APNP at the Fond du Lac Regional Clinic in Waupun Osteoporosis is a silent disease that is preventable and can progress for many years without detection. Sometimes one doesn’t know they have a fracture until they start having pain. Our bone mass peaks between the ages of 18 and 35. After our [...]

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