Unfortunately for us, we live in a time where our life style predisposes us to muscle imbalances

Searching for the Long, Lost Glutes

Do you remember the first time you squatted or dead lifted in the gym?  I sure do- put weights on the bar, go down, push, come back up.  Simple. I can still remember exactly where I felt it- in my quads and low back respectively; nothing in my glutes.

Osteoarthritis/Degenerative Joint Disease/ Wear and Tear...

Last week I gave a presentation to a group of seniors about osteoarthritis (OA). Throughout the presentation I mentioned that arthritis is like wrinkles- it happens with age and is unavoidable.

Hamstring injuries (HSI) are common in sports that require powerful forceful movements such as sprinting and jumping

Pesky Hamstring Injuries

Story time.

It was the last two minutes of a rugby game; the ball was passed to me and I saw an open space leading to the end zone; I was going to score, and my team would win. Glory.

For a split second this plan seemed totally feasible.

Treatment following an ACL injury is dependent on the age of the individual affected, their activity level, and whether or not there is injury to other structures in the knee

The Seattle Seahawks Paul Richardson has an early exit from the NFL playoffs with a Torn ACL…What exactly is that?

When it comes to knee injuries, there seems to be quite a few acronyms that get tossed around in the wacky world of sports: ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL.  What the heck are those?  I promise that I will touch on all of them at some point, but for now we will focus on the anterior cruciate ligament a.k.a the ACL.

Essentially we are aiming to prepare our body for whatever activity we are about to undertake

How should I be warming up?

One topic that has been brought up lately has been that of warming up before activity. What’s the best way to warm up?  Should I even warm up? Should I stretch before or after activity?  And the questions keep rolling in.; all pretty much the same, same but different.

So, let’s get started.