Bodyweight exercises

Core Goals: Pilates 101

2023-12-21T14:39:56-05:00February 24th, 2019|Categories: Pilates Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Core Goals: Pilates Are you looking for a strong core, enhanced mental awareness and whole body health? Well read on to learn more about how Pilates can help achieve your goals. What is Pilates? A mind-body exercise created by Joseph Pilates that provides daily conditioning, promotes whole body health and develops mental awareness to optimize your personal performance. “Pilates is complete coordination of body, mind and spirit. Through Pilates, you first purposefully acquire complete control of your own body and then [...]

7 Key Factors for Successful Crossfit Performance Post-Rehabilitation

2023-12-20T01:09:20-05:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Crossfit Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The sport of Crossfit continues to evolve; asking the most elite athletes in the world to perform seemingly superhuman physical tasks. While the sport continues to test the boundaries of human form, there is always an ability to scale the movements for those more lay people, like myself. What is Crossfit? Crossfit defines itself as “constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity”. The most important principle to keep in mind when approaching an apparently impossible workout is the intended [...]

Improving Overhead Position in Weightlifting

2023-12-21T14:41:37-05:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: Strength Training Articles, Performance Enhancement Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Achieving a perfect overhead position in weightlifting is not an easy task. The grip used to perform a “clean and jerk” or “push press” or the slightly wider grip used to complete a “snatch” or “overhead squat” requires a tremendous amount of mobility, strength and neuromuscular control. Here are four easy methods to improve the overhead position and the stability while overhead: The Box Stretch Figure 1. Box Stretch A common limitation in overhead mobility is tightness in [...]

Moving Better // Redcord x Pilates

2023-12-14T03:23:00-05:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Redcord Neurac Articles, Pilates Articles, Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How do we Integrate Pilates and Redcord to Help Patients Move Better? Two exercise modalities offered at One on One are Redcord and Pilates. Both can be enormously beneficial to patients in rehabilitation, transitioning to fitness, and in maintaining strength and preventing injury or re-injury. Not only do these two modalities enhance rehabilitation and fitness alone, but they also compliment each other. When we get injured, compensatory patterns of movement and muscle engagement take hold. Often those patterns persist for [...]

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