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Saturday Sweat with @ironptmom! @ironptmom is demonstrating an exercise progression we use on the pilates reformer to help rehab runners and other patients after having achilles tendonitis or achilles surgery.Note that in this one exercise, she’s working on several different things: 1) Core Control 2) Head/Neck and Shoulder Posture3) Glutes + Hamstrings = Posterior Chain4) Foot Ankle Strength = SoleusThis makes you miss Pilates doesn’t it? You’re in l...
Posted on 2020-05-23
I’ve said this before but it’s SO important that I’ll say it again! HIPS=PELVIC FLOOR and PELVIC FLOOR =HIPS! So many women pee on themselves when they run or jump, cough or sneeze (even if it’s just a little when your bladder is full). Leaking pee is never normal even if it’s super common. I can tell A LOT about how your core and pelvic floor function when I watch how you perform certain exercises like this one: The Single Leg Bridge. ⠀ - Keep ribs down (don...
Posted on 2020-05-21
When you have a pretty significant back injury or herniated disc but you have an awesome personal trainer and physical therapist on your Rehab Team who know how to work together to get you to pain free sumo deadlifts with good form. Teamwork makes the dream work!Our client “CC” wants to get back to playing soccer. He has some limited hip mobility and hurt his back, groin and hip flexor 1 year ago and hasn’t played since.@ironptmom found the limitations on her c...
Posted on 2020-05-02
We believe that movement should start from the core or the center of your body 1st. So this is a great exercise for BOTH your shoulders and your core! The Single arm plank or push up!Doing this on the floor is very challenging to do correctly (go to @ironptmom ‘s page to see that version). In this video, she’s demonstrating an easier and more accessible version using @trxtraining strapDoing a one arm plank makes you want to rotate your body so your abs have to turn on to ...
Posted on 2020-04-29
If you’re a runner and you tell us that you don’t have time to do strength training BUT you spend an hour in a Foam Rolling class, you’re gonna get an eye roll from us! We just feel that your training time would be best served elsewhere. Studies show that proper strength training can reduce oversue injuries by 50%!! Meanwhile, research does NOT support the idea that the foam rolling reduces injury risk at all! Victoria Liu (aka @ironptmom on Instagram) created our clinic&rsq...
Posted on 2020-04-12
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