• Ward Off Holiday Stress with Exercise

    Ward Off Holiday Stress with Exercise

    When the holiday season leaves sleepless and tense from the stresses of commitments, crowds, shopping and entertaining, Bend physical therapist Rob Hollander has a suggestion: sweat away that stress by making exercise a part of your holiday tradition. “Pretty much any form of exercise, whether it’s walking, running, lifting weights or taking a yoga class,

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  • Get strong for Ski Season this year!

    Get strong for Ski Season this year!

      4 Exercises to improve your skiing.   Stoked on the upcoming ski/snowboard season? Now that the snow has begun to fall Alpine Physical Therapy has got your back with some quick exercises to improve your strength and performance this year and prevent those dreaded early season noodle legs.   #1 Deep Squats: Stand with

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  • Exercise of the Month: The Bridge!

    We love Bridges and you should too! The Bridge is a great introductory exercise that incorporates use multiple muscle groups with particular emphasis on the glutes, hamstrings and lower back extensors. Here are some quick guidelines on how to perform the exercise: Step 1 Lie supine (on your back) on the floor. It may be

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  • Exercise of the month: The Lunge!

    Lunges are a great exercise that works on strength, stability and balance targeting both lower extremity and the trunk/core musculature. They are a great ‘bang for your buck’ exercise that can create quick changes in multiple muscle groups. To perform a lunge: 1. Start in a standing position, gently contract (draw in) lower abdominals 2.

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