Category Archives: exercise

Getting Active, Staying Active

If you follow us on Instagram and Facebook, you’ll have seen posts during our #FitFriday about how we, the staff, stay active. They’re not so much about exercise regimens as they are about simple choices. Staying active doesn’t need to …
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Beyond the Race: Workshop for Runners and Endurance Athletes

Join us for a unique workshop/discussion group about issues related to running and endurance training, including injury prevention, diet, and psychological skills training.
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Welcome, Justin Hoffman!

Our new personal trainer dove right in, taking over some Total Gym classes helping personal training clients, and even running our recent body rolling workshop. Justin Hoffman is currently a graduate student completing a Master of Science degree in exercise …
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Body Rolling Workshop

Thursday, May 23 |6:00-7:00 PM For those of us who don’t have our own personal massage therapist at home, the simple foam roll can be an amazingly effective form of self-care. In this free GetActive Week workshop, you’ll learn how …
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Core Exercises Workshop

Saturday, May 18 | 9:30-10:30 AM | FREE As part of LiveHealthy DeKalb County’s Get Active Week, we’re offering this free workshop great for beginners and workout enthusiasts, alike! If you missed any of our Core Concepts series, this will …
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Injury Prevention for Runners

Whether or not you are an avid runner, you probably know running is a great form of exercise that is both easy and accessible. Some delve deep into the competitive/training aspect of running while for others running simply offers a …
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Introduction to Prime of Life Yoga®: Optimum Health for Midlife and Beyond

We’re excited to have Linda Karl back as a guest instructor for this great new yoga workshop!
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Jamie Justice at Sycamore CrossFit

Jamie Justice, PT, WCS, recently had a great time spending a few hours with the coaches from Sycamore CrossFit discussing pelvic floor and core strengthening principles. Here, she shares some of her experience and explains some of the concerns women …
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Lynn Batalden Attends CoreAlign Workshop

OwnerLynn Batalden, DPT, Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, recently attended a CoreAlign workshop to learn how to use our CoreAlign equipment more effectively.  The three-day class further confirmed Lynn’s high opinion of this equipment to be used for all types of clients.  …
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Are You at Risk for a Fracture?

One in three women over 50 and one in six men will experience osteoporotic fractures.  FRAX is an assessment tool used by doctors but can be usually used by anyone to input information that will let you know your risk …
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