Articles 2017-03-04T01:17:28+00:00

ARC Fitness Articles

Insights & observations on current health & fitness trends.

Hamstring Injury Prevention

Hamstring injuries are common in sports, they can happen despite player’s position, activity or time of the year. A study from the Journal of Sport Orthopedics Physical Therapy suggests that hamstring strains usually occur when the athlete is [...]

Spring Training: Top Ten Tips

With spring sports beginning for over 40 million young athletes, the National Athletic Trainers Association has ten tips for parents, coaches, and administrators to help prevent injuries and ensure a safe season.Get pre-participation physical exams: This will determine readiness [...]

Ice vs. Heat

I’m often asked when to use heat and when to use ice on sports injuries. First, the general rule of thumb is to use ice on acute pain, or a quick pain that’s short lived. Heat is best [...]

Fit and 50

In recent years, I’ve been seeing more 50-somethings doing exercises previously only done by 25 year olds. For example, one 51 year old male client just ran up 39 flights of stairs. The same one can bench press [...]

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