General Health

Rest and Recovery: The Role of Sleep in Athletic Success

2024-02-22T10:23:18-07:00February 22nd, 2024|Articles, General Health|

Let's dive straight into a topic that's crucial to all those who push their bodies for the love of their sport or personal fitness goals. We're talking about sleep—that essential, often overlooked, aspect of athletic performance, recovery, and injury prevention. If you're an elite athlete or an active Idahoan who loves to hit the slopes, [...]

The Role of Nutrition in Sports Performance and Injury Prevention for Athletes

2024-02-16T01:45:14-07:00February 16th, 2024|General Health, Injury & Prevention|

The journey toward athletic excellence requires a comprehensive approach to training, recovery, and injury prevention. Elite athletes and active individuals in Boise, Idaho, must not only focus on honing their skills, seeking guidance in sports rehabilitation, and investing in proper training equipment but also pay close attention to their nutritional intake. Nutrition plays a crucial [...]

Overtraining Syndrome: Recognizing the Signs, Risks, and Prevention Strategies for Elite Athletes and Active Idahoans

2024-02-09T01:49:13-07:00February 9th, 2024|General Health|

Elite athletes and active individuals in Boise, Idaho, are often driven by a relentless pursuit of improvement and excellence. However, this ambitious mindset can sometimes lead to overtraining, a state in which an imbalance between training and recovery negatively impacts athletic performance, health, and overall well-being. Overtraining syndrome is a serious concern in the world [...]

Is Walking Considered Cardio Exercise?

2023-02-15T11:18:21-07:00February 15th, 2023|General Health, Sports & Fitness|

When most people think of cardio exercise, they might picture marathon runners pounding pavement or road cyclists zooming down steep descents. With walking seemingly being a lot “easier” and mild, many people wonder if it is considered cardio exercise at all! In this article, we’re going to explore what cardio exercise is, whether or not [...]

How to Add Physical Therapy Best Practices to Your Gym Routine

2022-11-21T16:25:54-07:00September 27th, 2022|General Health|

Maybe you’ve seen a Physical Therapist recently to recover from an injury, and now you’re back in the gym, ready to start lifting weights again.  Did you know there are ways to support your joints and nervous system during your workouts? Mindful joint support and movement aren’t just for your PT exercises. *You can also [...]

Learn How Long It Takes To Increase Flexibility in Yoga

2022-07-05T12:05:26-06:00July 5th, 2022|General Health, Sports & Fitness|

Yogis and non-yogis alike can all receive the physical and mental benefits of yoga. When most people think of yoga, they correlate its asanas with flexibility. Increased flexibility is one benefit that yoga provides, but it isn’t the full focus of what yoga is. We won’t dive into the history of yoga- but we will [...]

How to Improve Hip Mobility and Flexibility for Athletes

2022-05-06T10:53:48-06:00May 6th, 2022|General Health, Sports & Fitness|

Hip mobility is the active movement of the hips within its range of motion, such as the ability to kick a soccer ball inside your foot by externally rotating your hips. On the other hand, hip flexibility is the passive movement of the hips, such as a dancer doing the splits while pushing against the [...]

The 3 Most Common Injuries in the Hospitality Sector (And How To Avoid Them)

2022-07-20T11:42:28-06:00March 11th, 2022|General Health|

Did you know that the hospitality industry employs over 15 million Americans, making it the 5th largest industry in the USA? Lodging, amusement parks, museums, restaurants, bars, and large event venues are a few fields within the hospitality sector. If you or someone you know works in the hospitality industry, it is important to understand [...]

7 Benefits of Sports Physical Therapy

2022-04-26T17:22:52-06:00April 16th, 2020|General Health|

  Athletes need to maintain a high level of physicality and performance for them to continue excelling. The demand on their bodies makes them prone to injuries in the very sports they enjoy. Whenever this happens, physical therapy plays a crucial part in recovery through specialized training regimens tailored to treat the injuries. Additionally, sports [...]

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