Hip exercises

by David Merson, PT, DPT, ATC   Hip strength, mobility, and flexibility need to work together in order for your body to be at its peak daily function and athletic performance.   Looking at the hip region is important for many reasons.  The hip has functions in multi-directions (similar to the shoulder), connects the lower extremity…

Cross Fit and Tabata

by Evie Ullman, DPT If you work out, you may have heard of these two fitness trends by now. What exactly are they? Let’s begin with Crossfit: a workout regimen comprised of constantly varied high intensity functional movements. A typical Crossfit workout will take about an hour, with about 20-30 mins of very high intensity…

Are We Born to Run?

by Meaghan Harwood, DPT The best runner leaves no tracks. – Tao Te Ching In late 2009, my mother sent me the National Best Seller Born To Run by Christopher McDougall in which the author’s own difficulties with running injuries led him to ask a seemingly simple question, one that I hear from runners frequently,…