Listen To Your Heart…And Reason
Key Stretches for Cyclists
Listen To Your Heart…And Reason By Norah Whitten Over the past few years the market in wearable fitness trackers has exploded. It is now easier than ever to track your heart rate 24/7. In addition to heart rate tracking, a new metric has stepped on the scene as a way to track fitness and recovery. […]
Two Simple Exercises to Strengthen Your Glutes
Featured in Endurance Magazine- May 2017 Many U.S. cities are seeing an increase in bicycle commuters, according to a U.S. Census Bureau. From 2000 to 2013, bicycle commuting rates in bicycle friendly communities increased 105%. In addition, indoor cycling classes are one of the top group exercises in North America and around the world. More […]
TRX – Dive Bomber Push Up
Featured in Endurance Magazine-April 2017 With the warm weather approaching, most avid runners are likely starting to up the mileage to prepare for summer races or simply to enjoy the sunshine. With increased mileage can come increased risk of injury, especially when done too quickly. Some of the most common overuse injuries in runners include […]
Kettlebell Land Mine
Featured in Endurance Magazine- February 2017 Several of my advancing shoulder rehab clients originally hurt themselves participating in precarious gymnastic ring-based exercises injuring their rotator cuff or long-head biceps tendon. They ultimately want to return to some of these high-intensity bodyweight exercises with one of the more challenging being a handstand push-up. In our progression […]
AE claims BEST of 2016 in Endurance Magazine!
Featured in Endurance Magazine- January 2017 This movement requires an additional strap and kettle bell to complete the exercise. This is a modification of the popular “land mine” exercise and is one of my favorites for the abdominals in a functional closed kinetic chain standing position. Start in a standing position facing away from the […]
Myofascial Decompression: Not Just For Olymipians
We are honored to be voted “Best Fitness Club” and “Best Pilates Studio” in the Triangle by Endurance Magazine. We are also proud to be runners up in the “Best Physical Therapy Practice” and “Best Place to Get a Massage” category. Thank you to all who voted!
My Journey Back From Injury
Featured in Endurance Magazine – September 2016 Many of you watched the Olympics last month and couldn’t help but notice the discolored circles that were showing up on the world’s best swimmers. Their shoulders, back, and chest covered like alien marks all over their body. These marks, although painful looking, are actually helpful and result […]
Endurance Athletes and FAI – Epidemic or Overreaction?
Featured in Endurance Magazine-July 2016 Dr. Chad Mather of Duke University performs almost 300 arthroscopic surgeries a year on femoral acetabular impingement (FAI). He estimates about 90% of the hip arthroscopies for FAI involve labral repair. About 3 years ago I noticed some hip pain but only after hard runs or interval training. At the […]
Hill Training For Flatlanders
As Featured in Endurance Magazine – June 2016 Since I started practicing as a physical therapy clinician in 2000, the prevalence of hip pain pathologies has progressively gotten worse across all ages. This nationwide trend started to gather the attention of orthopedic physicians and has sent several to specialize in the field of hip morphology […]
Featured in Endurance Magazine – May 2016 Spring is here and many of us are anxiously getting back on our road bikes and taking advantage of the beautiful weather we get this time of year. I’ve heard from several of you that this is your 3rd or 4th season […]