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A Roadmap: Great Tips For Losing Weight

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A Roadmap: Great Tips For Losing Weight   Quick Fix? As a doctor of pharmacy and certified personal trainer for The Training Room in Somerset, I get asked health-related questions all the time.  One of the most popular questions as well as requests I get is “How Do I/Help Me Lose this Weight?!” I am all about being real.  […]

9 Great Tips For Your Kids And Their Helmets

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After a 60 degree day in February we have spring fever at our house and the first thing my son wants to do is ride his bike. After digging the bike out of the back of the garage our next step is to make sure his helmet still fits. One of the leading causes of […]

How To Use A Foam Roller To Improve Posture

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How To Use A Foam Roller To Improve Posture In today’s world, too many of us spend the majority of our awake hours in a seated position. Whether we are working on the computer, answering phone calls, driving, etc, many of us spend our workdays in a flexed and seated posture.  This prolonged seated positioning […]

Tips for Injury Prevention in the New Year

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It never fails over the next few months we will get people coming into our physical therapy office that have strained or injured themselves. They will have done this by starting off with their news year’s resolution of exercising more but have gone too hard, too quickly.   Typically some people give it their all when […]

3 Must Know Stretches to Help Back Pain in Pregnancy

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3 Must Know Stretches to Help Back Pain in Pregnancy Low back or SI pain in pregnancy is common. Fortunately, there are many ways to help manage this pain throughout your pregnancy.  Stretching and strengthening exercises are very effective and easy to perform throughout your day.  These are three stretches that I have been using frequently […]

8 Tips To Stay Safe Exercising Outside In The Summer

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8 Tips To Stay Safe Exercising Outside In The Summer The temperatures are climbing, that means you need to stay safe when you are exercising outside. Here are some tips to help you stay safe and cool while staying in shape this summer. Drink a lot of Water – All throughout the day AND while […]

5 Tips For Keeping Up Your Fitness Routine On Vacation

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5 Tips For Keeping Up Your Fitness Routine On Vacation Summer is a great time to spend time with family and enjoy some well-earned vacation time. Don’t let your fitness goals fall by the wayside while you travel, think of time away as a way to revamp your routine! 1) New Activities *Use travel as […]

The 9 Helpful Ergonomic Tips For Working On A Laptop

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The 9 Helpful Ergonomic Tips For Working On A Laptop   #1 Docking Station Consider setting up a laptop docking station including use of a commercial laptop riser or reams of paper/telephone books on a table/desktop to allow optimal monitor height for neutral neck positioning. Keep monitor viewing distance approx. 14-20” away.   #2 External Keyboard […]

3 Tips For Pitchers To Avoid Arm Pain

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3 Tips For Pitchers To Avoid Arm Pain With baseball in full swing I wanted to give a couple quick suggestions on keeping pitchers arms healthy.   1. DON’T pitch through fatigue or pain!  Research has shown that fatigue is the number one factor that has been identified for increasing risk for shoulder/elbow injuries in […]

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