Setting Up a Quarantine Home Gym on a Budget

We used to run, dance, swim, and kick-box next to fellow athletes at the gym and Pilates studio and think nothing of all the sweat and labored breathing. These days, it’s safer to assemble a home gym—a sanctuary to get your heart rate up a...

Add Some Physical Activity to Your Work Day

The average person spends 8.4 waking hours engaging in sedentary behaviors, like sitting at a desk or in a car and performing seated office work. Do what you can to avoid sitting in the same position for hours at a time. As we continue to...

Beat the Afternoon Slump With a Short Dance Break

Wherever you work – behind a desk, in a grocery store or hospital – stress can accumulate through the day. Come afternoon, you may feel sluggish from hours of sitting, or stressed from other factors at work. A little boost can give you renewed energy...

Before You Go Back to the Gym, Read This

Happy new year! If you're thinking about joining a gym or starting a new fitness routine, physical therapists from Core Physical Therapy  have advice to start out safely and without injury. First, manage your expectations. If you haven't been to the gym lately, you won't...

5 Stretches to Help Increase Flexibility

Flexibility is about more than impressing people with your ability to do the splits or birds of paradise pose. Improving your flexibility can help prevent injury, stiffness, and pain. When you stretch muscles, you’re lengthening them, making them stretchy as opposed to tight and restricted. This...