Foam Rolling For Fitness

Do You Foam Roll? You should! although most people only consider doing so during rehab after an injury; but foam rolling is great for warming up before a run, or before getting started on your lifts. The motto goes “if it doesn’t hurt, you aren’t doing it right” and to be honest, that motto fitsContinue reading “Foam Rolling For Fitness”

Warm Up First

Prevent Injury It’s true, we are most likely skipping our warm up due to the mindset of “I don’t have time, I need to get in and out”, or “I don’t need a warm up, I feel fine” – says gym goers everywhere. Truly, I can take into consideration that both of these reasons areContinue reading “Warm Up First”

Hamstring Strain (injury/injury prevention)

I hope you know where your hamstrings are located, because today we will be talking about “pulling a hamstring” — (Pst, just in case you don’t know where your hamstrings are, look at the above picture). This particular injury is more common than you think, especially among runners and people who lift improperly- and thoseContinue reading “Hamstring Strain (injury/injury prevention)”

Groin Pull/Groin Strain (Injury/injury prevention)

This post is not meant to be inappropriate, because groin injuries have happened to some people and are common with most contact sports.    Groin pull?  Also known as ‘groin strain” , is a tear/rupture to the to any of the adductor muscles resulting pain in the inner thigh. Range from mild to very severe. Continue reading “Groin Pull/Groin Strain (Injury/injury prevention)”

Tennis Elbow (Injury/Injury Prevention)

Also know as .. ‘Lateral Epicondylitis’.  From the title, it can assumed it is probably an injury one occurs from playing tennis, BUT don’t be mistaken it is an injury that can occur from other sports as well. It is important that we know what kind of injuries are out there so we can help ourselvesContinue reading “Tennis Elbow (Injury/Injury Prevention)”