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Sustainability of You

SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Maximizing Recovery: The Gains Occur in the Rest

By Brian Beatty Recovery happens after activity and training.  We spend a lot of time creating very specific training and activity schedules carefully crafted for maximum improvement and goal achievement. Having a training plan and being disciplined to it is ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Physical Therapy and Cancer Treatments

By Jamie Tjalma Cancer. It’s a battle. A battle that too many people have to fight. A foe that can be beaten, regardless of outcome.  Perhaps said best by Stuart Scott, UNC alum and ESPN anchor, who lost his life to cancer in ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Standing Tall Following ACL Reconstructive Surgery

Janna Levin of Winston-Salem, North Carolina is a proud mom of two children, and she is also a college professor who teaches physics and a multitude of chemistry-based science courses. In her spare time, the 41-year-old practices the martial art ...

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CANCER – Managing Your Mastectomy

By Brian Diaz As a sports physical therapist, I don’t see breast cancer survivors often for the sole reason of complications resulting for their surgery. A handful of cases a year come into our clinic, mostly swimmers and cyclists, and ...

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Core Corner – Squat with One Leg Running

By Elizabeth Towe This exercise builds leg strength, stability of the pelvis and torso, and smooth control of your leg swinging forward in gait. There is a natural tendency to rush through the difficult spots in a movement. Working slowly ...

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Sustainability of You – The Physical Therapists Push for a Yearly Musculoskeletal Screening

By Rob Schneider Did you know that after the age of 30 we lose .5-1% of our muscle mass? How about a decrease in our nerve conduction by 1 m/s every 10 years? How about a decline in the levels ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – The Intelligent Core, Smarter not Harder

By Brian Beatty We all agree that ‘work smarter not harder’ is conceptually desirable, but realistically we often default to ‘putting our head down and grinding it out’. Our chosen activities can provide ample opportunity to practice either, or, and ...

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Sustainability of You – The Mobile Male

By Brian Diaz When describing their exercise regimen most men would include strength and several cardiovascular exercises, which is correct. However, there is one big piece that men usually overlook, mobility. Why men seem to push mobility to the back ...

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Core Corner – Down Dog Push Up

By Elizabeth Towe Hamstrings, calves and hips can become chronically tight from endurance sports. Excessive tightness can then create pulling on the pelvis that robs power and results in spine, hip, and hamstring pain. This month’s core corner gives you ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Developing Pedaling Efficiency

By Brian Beatty Efficient motion is critical to cycling performance. This article offers a way to refine your own ‘body spin scan’ skill and improve speed, power, and performance on the bike through increasing your pedaling efficiency. Applying consistent, even ...

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