Category Archives: Medical News

Functional Training: Truly functional or just a trend?

Every year new fitness trends arrive such as Plyo, Zumba, High Intensity Interval Training (i.e. P90x or Insanity), but functional training isn’t only trendy. When you look up functional training it is typically defined as an exercise program that promotes … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos with Cabbage-Carrot Slaw and Spicy Crema

Lighten up Taco Tuesdays with this low-fat, protein-packed fish taco recipe. Ingredients: 1/2 cup light sour cream 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from canned chipotle chiles 1 cup peeled, coarsely shredded jicama (3 ounces) 1 cup shredded red cabbage (2 ounces) … Continue reading

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Portion Control Tips for Dining Out

Dining out often poses a challenge for people struggling to lose and/or maintain a healthy weight. It’s no surprise that restaurants make it easy to unintentionally consume excess calories when faced with larger portion sizes and hidden calories (oils, butter, … Continue reading

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Do You Have Unexplained Knee Pain? Maybe You Have ITBS!

Many runners think they have a knee injury when they start noticing swelling and pain on the outside of their knee. Recently I had a consult with a man who had knee pain “out of the blue.” He wasn’t given … Continue reading

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Sick of Being in the Gym? Take a Hike!

With fall quickly approaching it’ll be a great time to pack up and enjoy this beautiful time of year. My brother and I hiked Mount Lafayette in New Hampshire last week. If you are ever in that area I highly … Continue reading

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Sideline Fitness

In anticipation of my children’s fall sport schedule, long practices, and even the travel time to get to get them to practice, I am getting my exercise gear ready and scoping out the practice field for a little me time. … Continue reading

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Back Discomfort? Try this exercise!

Back pain/discomfort is one of the most common musculoskeletal complaints among Americans. Some people will resort to avoiding all movements in general (not a good idea) or some will ignore the pain until it becomes unbearable. Lets try to take … Continue reading

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