Train to Run: The Galloway Training Method

If you are new to long distance running and ready to check a 5K, 10K or marathon off of your personal bucket list, the Galloway Training Method can help you achieve your fitness goals! Founded by a world-class Olympian athlete, Jeff Galloway, this exceptional training method that has become an industry standard across the world. […]

Graston Technique 101 with Maria Pontillo

Whether you are chronic sports junky, crossfit participant, recreational or professional athlete, dancer, or even an extreme runner, it is important to understand that physical activity does increase the risk of injury. Regardless of your preference of physical activity, it is even more important to always practice exercise safety techniques and always provide care and […]

Does Music Maximize Your Workout?

Common sense tells us that music, more often than not, makes people respond positively. Especially when the music is upbeat, has a high tempo and is loud! Incorporating good music into your workout offers multiple benefits, from physiological to bio-mechanical and neurological. There is a plethora of research available that proves that music improves cardiovascular […]

Knee Injury Prevention Tips

A great way to follow tip number four, or strengthen your lower body, is to do functional squats. Remember these three simple tips when squatting: knees should be behind your toes, torso must remain up right and all of your body weight should shift to the rear heel upon descending into squat position. ________________________________________________________________________ One […]

Physical Therapy Tip of The Week: Use a Foam Roller

As a licensed physical therapist in the state of Florida, I have helped my patients identify and recover from serious physical injuries. Are you an active runner? You could be experiencing or be prone to iliotibial band (ITB) syndrome. This syndrome can be painful but can be treated in minimal recovery time withou a huge financial […]