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Compound Exercises: More Bang for the Buck!

By PSSM Staff,

In most situations when it comes to working out, people often use the excuse “I do not have time to dedicate myself to the gym.” Before becoming a License Physical Therapist, I was a personal trainer and strength coach. Most of my clients and / or patients were active and high functioning, training majority of my clients consisted mostlyof compound exercises. Compound exercises were efficient, got my clients moving, and were often simple. It is possible to get a superior […]

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TIME TO TAKE CHARGE

By PSSM Staff,

You probably hear people say it all the time: “I don’t have time to exercise. I’m busy. I have too much going on.” Whether you believe these to be excuses or reasons isn’t the issue in this blog. This isn’t about condemnation. This is about change and improvement of quality of life. Why is it that we make time for/prioritize literally EVERYTHING else in life and save our health for last? We will literally go until we drop and to […]

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Machine vs. Free Weights: How do I choose?

By PSSM Staff,

The topic of conversation you will most likely have at the gym is to choose between weighted machines or free weights. A question you may ask yourself is: How do I choose? or Which one is better for me? My answer is it depends on the individual. The question you would have to ask yourself is how many years have you been lifting? What goals are you trying to meet? Are you lifting for rehabilitation purposes, aesthetics, or functional fitness? […]

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Thanksgiving Health Tips

By PSSM Staff,

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! It is that time of the year were people are okay with unbuttoning those pants by one notch. That sweet scent of all those thanksgiving dishes being placed on one table just makes your mouth salivate with happiness. The typical stuffed turkey, mash or sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry and gravy sauce all in one day! Here are some tips to get moving to stay healthy and move. H20 Hydration is KEY!: Drinking […]

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Turkey Trot Tips

By PSSM Staff,

If you’re planning on running a turkey trot later on this month first of all let me just say GOOD FOR YOU and CONGRATULATIONS ON EMBARKING ON SOMETHING MANY PEOPLE DON’T TRY. Whether you’re a seasoned vet runner or this is your inaugural trot there’s valuable tips for both camps to remember and lend an ear to. Here’s some suggestions to get you ready for race day! Dress for the weather but don’t overdo it. Depending on where you live […]

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Spilling the Fall Tea

By PSSM Staff,

Now that the colder weather is upon us many will be indulging in their favorite hot beverages. Many people are tea drinkers and with good reason. It’s one of the healthiest drink options out there and one of the few that is just as enjoyable cold as it is hot so you can enjoy it’s health benefits year around if you so desire. Here’s a breakdown of some common types of tea and some of the health benefits you can […]

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Fall Stew

By PSSM Staff,

Now that it’s cold outside now you may have already dusted of that good ol’ crock pot. Whipping up crock pot recipes is an easy way to make a filling and warming meal for you and your family. Stews tend to be very popular this time of year and with the plethora of meats and vegetables you can throw in there’s an amazing opportunity to cook up some tasty healthy options for the family. Here’s some different stew ingredient options […]

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Removing The Ac

By PSSM Staff,

If you have wall unit air conditioners that you need to remove and store for the fall/winter here’s some tips to help you be mindful of not injuring yourself while doing so. Always have a second person help you lift the air conditioner out of the window. If you live alone have a neighbor help you. A window unit AC is often much heavier than it looks and is daunting to lift/carry for someone who is physically healthy let alone […]

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