Stop Sitting

A typical day: alarm buzzes, roll out of bed, morning beauty routine, sit to eat breakfast, commute to bus stop (2 blocks), sit on bus for 10 minutes, walk into office, sit at desk until lunch, stand up to get lunch, sit down to eat, stand up to put Tupperware away, sit down to work… Continue reading Stop Sitting

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Exercises That Runners Need to be Doing for their Hips

In conclusion with my previous post about weak hips... There are a lot of articles out there that highlight strength exercises for runners hips. The ones that I have found to be the most effective and time-worthy are the following: Side Lying Hip Circles: Start laying on your side with your legs straight and stacked.… Continue reading Exercises That Runners Need to be Doing for their Hips

Hips Don’t Lie: the connection between runners and hips

Two years of working in a physical therapy office that primarily treats runners, the first trend that stuck out to me among these athletes was their oddly weak hips. Why were all these runners (from the weekend warriors to semi-professional runners) having so much trouble with their hip strength tests? I became curious about my own hip… Continue reading Hips Don’t Lie: the connection between runners and hips