So, You Want to Be an Athlete?

  You’ve decided you want to up your game. Much like King Arthur, you’re on a quest – you seek the holy grail (of gainz & performance). But how do you do it? With the plethora of information made available via social media, it can be hard to distinguish the...
Training Shoe FAQs

Training Shoe FAQs

As doctors of physical therapy and sport performance coaches, we field a lot of training shoe FAQs.  This quick read will outline the different types of shoes an athlete should own, and give you a few tips on how to tell if they need replacing. What type of training...
Find Your Fellowship

Find Your Fellowship

TRAIN WITH SOMEONE. IT’S GOOD FOR YOU. Training alone isn’t bad. Many of us do it and get results.  But training with another person or group provides a unique opportunity.  There’s something to be said for the influence another person can have on the quality of a...
Red Pill or Blue Pill

Red Pill or Blue Pill

In life we are faced with a choice. How to live. Just as Neo in the matrix was “born into a bondage you cannot smell taste or touch”, we are born into our own invisible prison for our minds: From birth so many are raised to go to school, find a job, find a...
Meal Prep Made Easy

Meal Prep Made Easy

Meal prepping is a great way to set yourself up for healthy eating throughout your busy week. It may seem intimidating to start, but meal prepping doesn’t have to mean spending hours on end in the kitchen. It can help save you time, money, stress, and can help improve...
Supplements Education for Athletes

Supplements Education for Athletes

Supplements- Do you actually need them? While we’re constantly seeing ads and hearing messages about supplements, it can be confusing as a consumer to know which supplements are truly worth the hype. There are so many out supplements out there, and a lot are not...
Family Nutrition for Your Athlete

Family Nutrition for Your Athlete

Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet can help athletes of all ages improve performance. Family and parents have a strong influence on what their young athletes are eating, especially during early adolescence. As teens get older, they begin to make more decisions on...
Bruises and Sprains and Strains!  Oh My!

Bruises and Sprains and Strains! Oh My!

Ouch!  You’ve sprained your ankle, tweaked your back, or twisted your knee and IT HURTS!  Now what?!?!? Movement is Medicine! In the not too distant past, the standard treatment for a musculoskeletal injury was immobilization or bedrest.  We now know that lack of...
Vitamin D & Why Athletes Need It

Vitamin D & Why Athletes Need It

Vitamin D As we start to approach the winter months, there are a few dietary changes that are important to recognize. With temperatures dropping and our natural source of vitamin from sunlight becoming less strong, our dietary sources are even more important than...
The Role of Nutrition in Injury Recovery

The Role of Nutrition in Injury Recovery

Nutrition and the foods you eat play an important role in preventing and recovering from injuries. Minimizing muscle loss during injury recovery can be impactly largely by the composition of your diet. Inflammation and weight management can also be attributed to the...