Archive for Rehab
Can’t shake your knee pain? Turns out that advice your fitness magazine gave you might be making things worse.
Foam rolling, or self-myofascial release (SMR) if you’re fancy, is widely accepted as a useful tool for correcting postural dysfunction and alleviating muscle soreness and stiffness. However, just like anything, there is a right way and a wrong way to apply it.
Even though the pain might be in your back, the symptom is not always the cause.
When it comes to improving posture and preventing injury, it’s best to start by working from the inside out. Take care of your spine and reap the benefits.
The glutes get a lot of attention for their aesthetics (or lack thereof), and there are a plethora of training programs and articles designed to help you “work your booty.” But what happens when you have no idea how it’s supposed to feel when you use your glutes?
There will be a new 4-week Performance Stretching camp beginning November 6, Saturdays from 9am to 10am. All participants will also get a 30-minute one-on-one assisted stretching session with an AST coach. For more details, click here or call (773) 868-6656!
When most people think of their training programs, they usually think about the fun stuff. Weight training is what packs on muscle and makes your whole body stronger, and intense cardiovascular conditioning strips off bodyfat and develops stamina and endurance in the heart and lungs. But when done week after week, all of that hard [...]
At some time or another, almost every serious athlete is going to experience periods of knee pain. Whether it’s a runner who is feeling the effects of running on concrete, the football player who’s made one too many quick direction changes, or just your average gym rat whose knees are starting to bark at them [...]