Prepare your body for a fun time on the snowy slopes with these 3 exercises. The following exercises are designed specifically for Snowboarding. They emphasize the importance of ankle flexibility, while learning to bend at the knees and keeping a relaxed straight back. Exercise #1: Snowboard Squats We’re providing you with two versions of this exercise: Regular Foot Position with … Read More
Exercises to Prepare you for Skiing
Use these 4 exercises to prepare your body for the first time on the slopes this winter. This winter season, have fun on the slopes and ski for a longer period of time by conditioning your body with an exercise plan put together for you by James Fowler himself! These four exercises will work on your hips and core muscles … Read More
Returning to Sports, Post Injury
Get back to doing what you love If you’ve been injured while playing a sport, you probably want to get back out there as quickly as possible. Your coaches, trainers, and doctors probably want the same thing, but also want to make sure you do so in a safe and smart manner. The best way to do this is by … Read More
3 Reasons Why Running In the Winter is Beneficial for Your Body
As the temperature gets colder, it’s important to discover the benefits to working out in cooler temperatures.
A Runner’s Guide to New York City
Running can be a grounding, stress-relieving habit that just happens to be great for exercising your body as well. We’ve compiled a guide to everything you need to know when it comes to running in NYC.
Top Pregnancy Tips From A Physical Therapist
Time and time again I see pregnant women start walking (or waddling) into my physical therapy office right at their 36-week mark. The tale tends to start with, “the pain started about 2 weeks ago…” Ah, yes, the beloved 34th week of pregnancy. This has become known to me as the turning point when the body starts unquestionably noticing the toll that pregnancy has had on it.
What is Energy?
Author: James Fowler PT, ACSM, DEAS (Founder of James Fowler Physical Therapy) The question of “What is Energy?” has been studied by man from the beginning of time on this planet. Indeed, the word energy takes on an array of meanings in our world today. But how did it begin? Where is its origin? The search for the first divine … Read More
Balanced Bodies for a Balanced Life
Author: Deena Gerstenhaber, PT, DPT Balanced Bodies for a Balanced Life We all want a balanced life. Some people mean this figuratively, wanting to find balance between their responsibilities and leisure. For many people across the world, especially those older in age, wanting a balanced life becomes much more literal. Frequent loss of balance can negatively impact a person’s quality of … Read More
The World of Weight and Structure
Author: James Fowler PT, ACSM, DEAS (Founder of James Fowler Physical Therapy) The World of Weight and Structure Before diving into the World of Weight and Structure, we must first understand energy and its relationship to the body. The term energy has various definitions and meanings. It can be used to reference a source of vitality as in someone with … Read More
Setting Up Your Home Office
Author: Brett Weiss PT, DPT, CEAS (Physical Therapist & Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist) Setting Up an Ergonomic Home Office from Scratch Many of my patients have emailed me asking for recommendations on how to set up a healthy home office. After 7 years of experience as an ergonomic specialist my recommendation is simple…DON’T GO CHEAP. These days the price of … Read More
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