As the weather takes us inside, there’s one indoor sport everyone looks forward to: basketball! Whether you love playing pickup games, helping your kid practice, or plan to join a local rec league, basketball is a blast! It’s a great way to fit in exercise and warm up those colder months. Even from the stands, […]
Almost everyone slides a bit on their routine during the holiday season. With family activities, delicious cookies, pies, and big festive meals, it’s not uncommon to experience some holiday weight gain. Many people shrug it off until the new year when they’ll start (and sometimes quickly abandon) their resolutions. What if this year, you tried […]
There’s nothing quite like autumn in Wisconsin. The leaves are changing, the weather turns crisp but still warm, and everyone takes advantage of the last days of outdoor fall activities before the winter cold weather sets in. Outdoor fall activities are good for your physical and mental health. Getting outside and moving is an excellent […]
We all welcomed summer’s warm weather and longer days and relished the chance to get outside and move after what seemed like the longest spring ever. But as the days get shorter and a little chillier, it’s time to think about staying fit with indoor workouts. Whether you workout at home or belong to a […]
We all know exercise is essential, but taking on a new exercise plan can be daunting. Do you need to learn complicated rules and new equipment? Understand the proper form? Do you need special gear? One of the simplest forms of exercise that can benefit anyone—from beginners to athletes—is walking! Walking only requires a pair […]
There’s nothing quite as fun as a bicycle ride in the summer. With your feet on the pedals and the wind in your face, biking feels exhilarating and free! Riding a bike takes us back to our younger years. After spending the spring months cooped up indoors this year, biking is especially appealing. Better still, […]
The days are getting longer, and warm temperatures are calling us outdoors. This year, given the recent closures and time spent at home, many of us are even more eager to start moving. Whether you’re new to the sport of running or thinking of taking it up again, it’s a great, simple way to exercise outdoors. Crystal Toll PT, MPT, CSCS, CMTPT offers advice for beginning runners working towards running their first 5K.
Before you hit the links, a proper golfing warm-up is a good idea. A warm-up can also reduce miss-hits and improve your score.
In the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, many people are working and schooling from home for the first time ever. Good health practices are essential at any time, but especially right now. So how do you stay healthy when you’re working from home? Fortunately, over the last several years (and with the rise of telecommuting), […]