Category Archives: training

En Pointe Readiness and Injury Prevention for Dancers

Lynn Batalden, DPT, OCS, is back on point helping dancers avoid injury en pointe (dancing on their toes). Back in May, Lynn did a survey of research to discover the answer to the question “When are young ballet dancers ready …
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Creative in the Community

You never know who you might run into at a Bears game! The Family Service Agency of DeKalb was kind enough to provide preseason opening game tickets for Mark and his youth mentee through the agency. They were having a …
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The Female Athlete Triad: Risks for the Young Female Athlete

Fall sports season is just beginning, and young women today enjoy a huge variety of sport. The many positive physical and psychological benefits of exercise and sports participation are well-known, but can these activities sometimes go too far and cause …
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Exercise and the Fourth Trimester

Our health care system has been slow to address deficiencies in the provision of care to the mother after pregnancy. Awareness of this deficiency is gaining momentum, and the medical community is beginning to embrace the importance of “fourth trimester” …
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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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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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