Blog Category: Conditioning

BASICS OF EXERCISE
January 8, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute

The Basics of Exercise for Avoiding Injuries by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Basics of Exercise. The cardiovascular system can be “conditioned” within 3-4 weeks for most people. The musculoskeletal system can take 6-8 weeks or … Continue reading

KEEPING NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS
December 30, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute

Strategies for New Year’s Resolutions by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Tips for New Year’s Resolutions. Losing weight is usually the #1 New Year’s resolution. Less than 50% of all people make New Year’s resolutions. Reducing the size of … Continue reading

WOMEN’S HEALTH PELVIC FLOOR DYSFUNCTION
September 25, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Choosing Treatment for Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for PFD. PFD is successfully treated 75% of the time. Treatment for these symptoms is private, one-on-one and individualized for each patient. PFD can affect … Continue reading

Kinesio Tape
August 14, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Kinesio Tape and the Natural Healing Process by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Using Kinesio Tape. Most athletic tape is used to limit mobility and add stability. Kinesio tape can aid in motion or limit it. … Continue reading

Stable vs Unstable Exercise Surface Training
August 7, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Unstable Exercise Surface Training by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Exercise Surface Training. Almost any exercise that is performed on stable surfaces can be performed on an unstable surface. Core control and strength have to be … Continue reading

Exercise Myths
July 24, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

10 Exercise Myths That May Hinder Workouts by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Exercise. Exercise frequency and intensity will determine how quickly your fitness level will improve. A simple way to calculate the maximum heart rate … Continue reading

Plyometrics
July 17, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Plyometrics Training by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Plyometrics. Begin all plyometric and regular exercise routines slowly to avoid an injury. Develop a good sound foundation of fitness prior to beginning the plyometric workouts. Expect muscle … Continue reading

Staying Safe in Hot Weather Exercise
June 19, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Essentials for Hot Weather Exercise by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Hot Weather Exercise. Recent studies indicate that placing ice on the forearms or palms of the hand can lower the core temperature. Drink low sugar … Continue reading

Osteoporosis Prevention
June 5, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Combatting Osteoporosis through Healthy Living by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for Osteoporosis Prevention. Osteoporosis can be prevented in many people if they take the proper preventive measures. Osteoporosis has no known cause and most times there … Continue reading

Water Workout
May 29, 2014 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Water Workout Fitness Ideas by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tips for a Water Workout. Get a clearance from your doctor prior to beginning any exercise routine. Expect some muscle soreness following the first couple times that you … Continue reading