Eight Ways to Improve Joint Health

Your joints are just as important to your health as your muscles and bones. As an orthopaedic surgeon, I can never stress this point enough. Your joints are integral to your overall health and the functions of your body. When it comes to fitness, most people don’t really think about joints very much. They wantContinue reading “Eight Ways to Improve Joint Health”

Fitness Tips: The Importance of Calf Stretching

You never know how important your calves are, until you injure them. It’s a common fitness trope within the workout community that everybody skips leg day. Any time you hit the gym, it’s not uncommon to see a big, muscle-bound person with tiny, underdeveloped calf muscles. I am here to tell you that if youContinue reading “Fitness Tips: The Importance of Calf Stretching”

Why You Should Try Using a Foam Roller

Foam rollers are great for both releasing tension, and relieving stress. When it comes to sports and fitness, the foam roller is a very handy tool to have around. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, a foam roller is just a cylindrical piece of foam that you can use to stretch out yourContinue reading “Why You Should Try Using a Foam Roller”

How to Become More Physically Flexible

Becoming more flexible isn’t as hard as most people think. As an athlete, I have always done my part to maintain my flexibility. I will be the first to admit however, that it isn’t easy staying flexible when you have to balance a full-time career with a full-time family, and somehow manage to find aContinue reading “How to Become More Physically Flexible”