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Improve Your Balance With the Foot Tripod Exercise

Here is a simple exercise that is suitable for all ages and abilities that can improve your balance and strengthen the intrinsic muscles in your feet: the Foot Tripod exercise. I use this with my elderly clients who want to improve balance, my post rehab clients whose balance is sometimes impaired after surgery or injury, …

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3 Exercises to Correct Common Muscle Imbalances in Runners

Now that the relentless sub-zero temperatures of the past few months seem to have been replaced with a few sunny days in the mid-40’s, Twin Cities runners are coming out of hibernation and hitting the local running trails with a vengeance! It’s been a long winter and everyone (myself included) is ready for spring! Hopefully, …

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Personal Training Can Protect Your Wealth

Many people think that having a Personal Trainer is just an expensive luxury for the rich and famous, but did you know that a qualified professional trainer can actually protect your wealth? That’s not a typo! With medical care costs soaring, any investment you make to improve your health and fitness is going to save …

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Four Simple Exercises That Every Distance Runner Needs to Do

It’s that time of year again…. just a few weeks away from the Twin Cities Marathon! Fall is in the air, the mornings are becoming cooler, and the first signs of fall color are starting to show in the foliage. Every marathon distance runner in the Twin Cities has spent the last several months logging …

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Personal Training After Joint Replacement

One of the most common post rehab clients I see in my practice are those who are interested in personal training after joint replacement surgery. The combination of advances in artificial implant technology and the aging population have more people seeking joint replacements, and at younger ages. These folks also expect to continue to be …

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Home Based Exercise Improves Knee Osteoarthritis Pain

A newly published study from the peer reviewed Journal of Sports Science and Medicine indicates that home based exercise programs that include balance and agility and/or resistance training can significantly reduce osteoarthritis pain in the knee: The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of a home-based kinesthesia, balance and agility (KBA) exercise …

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Exercise After Gastric Bypass Surgery

A well designed exercise program is essential to the health and well being of everyone, but those who have undergone recent gastric bypass surgery have their own unique needs to consider. This is where a skilled and experienced post rehab exercise professional can help! After gastric bypass surgery, are there specific exercise precautions I should …

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