Standing desks are great for posture and health, but many people have difficulty when they first start using them. In this issue, Mike O’Hara, PT gives exercises that can help you stand for longer periods of time. Watch the video for instruction on these exercises. In his article, “The Biomechanics We All Need To Know, Mike agrees with the advice given by Stuart McGill. Be sure to read about Fenton Fitness Member Jan Pilar and her success with her program.
In this issue, Mike O’Hara, PT gives ten reasons to love lunges. Video of lunge exercises/progressions are included. In Going Grizzly, Mike presents the exercise combination of Crawls and Sandbag Carries; a combination that helps you train more efficiently and move better. Watch the video for instruction on these exercises. See page three for an inspirational story of a Fenton Fitness member.
In this month’s issue, Mike O’Hara, PT provides information on Achilles tendinopathy with exercises that will help prevent this painful condition. Watch the video for the exercises by following the link in the article “Achilles Recovery”. Mike also demonstrates and describes the combination of turkish get ups and waiters walks–paired exercises that can help you train efficiently. Video for this article can also be seen on our youtube channel; just follow the links in the article.
Ever wonder how many sets and repetitions of an exercise you should perform? Mike O’Hara, PT helps answer this question in his article “Old School Effective”. Jeff Tirrell discusses the importance of changing only one element of your fitness program at a time in order to determine its effective in “Be The Tortoise”. Exercise description and demonstration of single leg hip hinges are included in “One Leg At A Time”. Don’t forget to check out the youtube video that goes with the article.
The September 2016 newsletter contains information on preventing ankle sprains. Mike O’Hara, PT demonstrates exercises to prevent ankle inversion. Meet Fenton Fitness member Gay Adams and read her story on staying strong during a difficult time, and learn about the suitcase carry–a better alternative to weighted sidebends.
The August Newsletter includes an article by Mike O’Hara, PT on training the muscles of the torso. Included are exercises for training with video demonstration. Also by Mike is an article on training to prevent Achille’s tendon injury–the most injured tendon among recreational runners. Be sure to check out the Fenton Fitness Love Your Jean Challenge.
Our July newsletter brings Mike O’Hara’s article, Shoulder Shrugging, in which tips are given to prevent shoulder injuries. Jeff Tirrell gives us tips for successful workout program, and the benefits of performing single leg hip thrusts are outlined. Look for the youtube logo to download videos that accompany the articles.
The June newsletter brings information on side planks and bird dog exercises for core stability. Watch the video for demonstration of the exercises given. Mike O’Hara gives some practical advice on preventing falls in his article, Fall Recall. Read one person’s story about his transition from physical therapy patient to gym member, and be sure to check out sled rowing.
In this month’s issue, Mike O’Hara discusses hypermobile joints and exercise, 4 steps to fitness success are given, and information on how to stop back pain from disturbing sleep is presented. Check out page three for a description of the latest class offered at Fenton Fitness– Suspension Shred.
This month, Mike O’Hara discusses how to add planks to your training and how to progress this exercise to make it more challenging. Video demonstration of all the variations can be found by using the link provided in the article. Jeff Tirrell explains how it’s never too late to begin an exercise program.
This month’s issue has information on the lumbopelvic hip complex including written/video exercises. Mike O’Hara also gives information on unstable pressing exercises to improve posture and improve motor control and symmetry. Also read about the Becoming Unstoppable clinic for athletes 13 years and older that will be help April 30th at Fenton Fitness.
This month’s articles include information on pain in the forearm and how to prevent it. Mike discusses core strength in his article “Super Stiffness” and we outline the benefits of working out with a friend or family member.