Category Archives: training

Men’s Fitness Class–New!

Tuesdays, 9:15-10:00 AM For those of us who know we need to get more exercise but just can’t seem to stick to a routine, a group class can be just the thing for motivation. Your class keeps you accountable for …
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Advanced Core Exercises

In our final FREE Core Concepts workshop, you’ll discover how to modify more challenging core exercises to meet your current abilities. You don’t need to be “advanced”–just willing to try and ready to have fun!
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Make Strength Training One of Your New Year’s Goals for Better Health

The American Heart Association recommends strength training two times weekly, working individual muscle groups close to their maximum ability.  Recent research affirms that the work-out can be short and concise: just working four muscle groups close to their maximum yielded …
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In Mike News

Michael Reuland, DPT, CSCS, will be giving talks in the fall and spring to the Northern Illinois Region Parent University. Parent University is a group dedicated to assisting parents in their personal and career development as their children move through high …
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Tuning into Your Body

Whether it’s that “a-ha!” moment many of our physical therapy pateints describe, the sense of peace and rejuvenation many discover through yoga or other exercise, or the mindfulness–being conscious of your own brain’s messages and patterns–that you  practice and hone …
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Older Adults and Physical Activity

A recent article published in the Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy sought to compare performance in physical activity measures in adults who did and did not meet the US Department of Health and Human Services’ 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for …
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What’s New–Yoga Edition

Prenatal Yoga | Saturday, Sept. 8 | 8:00-9:15 AM We’re so excited to offer another great resource for expecting moms here at CT! Prenatal Yoga is appropriate for any stage of pregnancy.  No previous yoga experience is necessary.  Prenatal yoga …
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Core Concepts | New Free Workshop Series!

Regular readers, patients and students know we’re always talking about the core: those  muscles in the abdomen, back, bottom, and pelvis that provide stability and help drive so much of our movement. A complex system of muscles comprises our core, …
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Female Athletes through the Lifespan | Adulthood and Older Adults

The female body experiences unique changes throughout development that can present certain challenges for physical activity and injuries. Helping people understand and work through these often-overlooked issues is something I’m passionate about as a physical therapist. I hope this information …
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Pilates for Life

“Do you guys have Pilates?” We hear this question occasionally at Creative Therapeutics, and it makes sense: the principles of Pilates are right in line with our practice, as well as the types of classes and workshops we’ve offered–everything from …
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