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Warm-up and Cool-down Strategies for Running

THE WARM-UP Why is warming up important? Increases blood flow and the amount of oxygen that is available to the muscles used when running. Gradually elevates your body temperature and heart rate to help you get acclimated to the workload. Increases muscle flexibility, which can help prevent injury. Mentally prepares you for the run! Warm-up […]

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Don’t Get Hurt Returning to Exercise

During the COVID-19 pandemic, activity levels dropped for a lot of people. Between stay at home orders, gym closures, and working from home, people became more sedentary. On top of that, there were shortages of equipment like dumbbells and bicycles, making staying active at home difficult even if you wanted to. But this summer, things […]

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Want to Stay Healthy? Move More.

COVID has certainly made the importance of health very clear, and we have all seen how quickly things can change with an illness. While COVID is currently front and center in most people’s thoughts, it isn’t the only thing out there that can change your life. Heart disease, diabetes, strokes, and cancer can all be […]

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3 very common tendon issues that can get in the way of consistently performing outdoor activities such as walking!

Spring is here and the weather is only getting nicer. That means that outdoor activities such as walking are surely on the rise. We fully encourage you to walk and are hoping that everyone is getting out and enjoying the weather. While picking up your usual walking routine or starting a new one, we encourage […]

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Helpful Tips for Yard AND Self-Care!

Spring is here and with it comes the joy of gardening and yard care. During this time it is important to not long take care of your yard but to also take care of yourself. So with that being said, here are some helpful tips for yard and self-care.  Work like a tomato! For tomatoes, […]

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APRIL 14th: Medford Taunton Forge Power Outage Alert

Our Medford Taunton Forge Facility will be closing early today, April 14th due to a power outage in the area. We will see you tomorrow BRIGHT and EARLY!

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The Best Approach For Working Out During Ramadan

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan has begun and even amid a global pandemic, most of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims will observe it in some form. This means there’s a good chance you might encounter someone — a friend, a coworker, a neighbor, your child’s teacher — who will be celebrating, fasting, and doing […]

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The Food-Mood Connection

 How food choices can help you keep your cool by Lisa White, CPT If you’ve ever seen the meme that says, “I’m sorry for what I said when I was hangry,” you’ve probably had a good laugh. It’s funny, but also carries a lot of truth. Hangry is a term that has been defined as […]

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NITRO 1 Sports Camp: REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!

Need something for the kids to do during Spring Break?? Check out Nitro 1 Sports Camp to register for a Flag Football Camp -OR- Intro to Sports Camp! (SPACE IS LIMITED) Want small group size with positive support and encouragement? Come join Dr. John Billen and his teacher leaders for a positive, small group experience! […]

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Heart Therapy

Have you ever felt a surge of energy, positive vibes, or even an overall sense of well-being and contentedness after a good workout? Or, have you come up with your best ideas and inspiration while exercising? That’s because exercise delivers oxygen to the brain and releases chemicals in the body that gives the brain a […]

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