Time to get uncomfortable: train your weakness

                               Training Tip of the Day: You must work your weakest link as this is what will hold you back from achieving your fitness goals. "Work the Weakness, stop strengthening the strength". Why is this concept so hard for people? Simply stated, it's much more fulfilling and rewarding for the already strong individual to continue [...]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Blog, Strength Training|

Test your core 5 ways: Do you pass?

Whether you have shoulder pain, lower back or knee pain, a strong core is essential to all functional tasks.  How strong is your core? Watch the video to learn ways to strengthen your core. Let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy, Bellingham, WA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_s6JSk1TWU

Core Training and it’s effect on athletic performance, injury prevention, and injury treatment

Core training (mid line musculature) has been added to many exercise programs and the virtues of this type of training have been detailed in many media outlets, magazine articles, and also by health professionals, myself included. However, I read an interesting article by John M Cissik, MBA, PT from the Texas Women's University in Denton, [...]

By |March 3rd, 2011|Blog, Strength Training|

Strength Training in Children: Is it safe?

Strength and endurance training for youth has become very popular lately as many are trying to gain an athletic advantage, but is it safe? Well, the answer seems to a resounding YES, if proper precautions are  taken. The results of a literature review on the subject have determined children can safely improve their strength by [...]

By |December 15th, 2009|Blog, General, Strength Training|
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