Why women’s ice hockey has a higher concussion rate than football

A new finding revealed that rates of concussion are higher in women’s collegiate sports than in men’s. This sparked my interest and brings up the question; Why do female athletes, who play the same sport at the same level as men, report higher concussion rates? There are several reasons that have been suggested including reporting […]

Train like an Olympian

With the Winter Games coming to an end, this article (Click here to read article) gives an inside look at the tips and tricks the top athletes use to always improve. I believe these skills are essential for anyone who wants to advance as an athlete. Three that I feel are extremely important to do […]

How to Get in Shape for Ski Season

Ski season is here! It’s important to get in shape to reduce your chance of injury. View this article (Olympic Athletes, Trainers and Pros Share How to Get in Shape for Ski Season) to get some top tips from me, olympic athletes, and trainers on how to best avoid injuries during your next ski trip.

Why Playing a Sport Should Be Your Lifetime Routine

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This Time magazine article discusses a study in the British Medical Journal saying “people who play a sport are more likely to stay healthy and fit as they age”. We know that our activity level tends to decrease over the years and sports keep people engaged. My question is, which sports are best and which […]

Fitness Friday: Working out Safely in the Summer Heat

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Dr. Sabrina Strickland, Orthopedic Surgeon, has tips to help you stay safe while keeping fit in the summer heat. With summer on its way, many won’t let the rising temperatures get in the way of their exercise routines. Dr. Sabrina Strickland, Orthopedic Surgeon, has tips to help you stay safe […]

See the Muscles You're Stretching

See the Muscles You're Stretching

This is a great visual to see what muscles you’re stretching. 36 Pictures To See Which Muscle You’re Stretching – Be Young Be Green Whether you’re a chronic sitter, a daily exerciser, or a weekend warrior, you probably know stretching is a critical habit. By sending blood flow to your muscles and helping your joints […]