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Fit Body Sports Medicine~~5 Necessities for a strong, healthy & fun season

Posted on August 14, 2018 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Fall sports are officially underway! It is so exciting starting fresh and getting back to the grind. But fall sports can bring some risks as well. Regardless of your athletic level, you need to make sure you are prepared. This season can bring rugby, football, soccer, golf, volleyball and others. Many outdoor sports and some indoor as well. Here is what needs to be on your list to have a healthy, strong and fun season.


1. Make sure your phys...

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Top 10 Reasons To Hire A Personal Trainer (in person or on line)

Posted on August 1, 2018 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

1. Fitness assessment. This allows the both the client and the personal trainer to know where the start point is, what needs to be worked on most. Once you have a good start point, then we can more easily determine goals both short term and long term.


2. Correct dysfunctions. Corrective exercise lets us lengthen short tissue, inhibit overactive muscles, stimulate the unde...

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10 Reasons To Lift Weights

Posted on May 31, 2018 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

1. Improve your muscles. This is probably the same reason most people choose not to lift weights. However, this does not include bodybuilding, unless of course that is your goal. Strength training is the best way to keep and gain strength to pursue your desired activities and maintain proper muscle balance.


2. Improve your posture. Our muscles ...

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Top 10 Athetic Training Fun Facts

Posted on March 20, 2018 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

1. We are NOT personal trainers. I know the names sound similar, so they can be easy to mix up. Personal trainers are used to help increase fitness levels of clients. Athletic trainers are responsible for the prevention, evaluation and rehabilitation of orthopedic injuries.


2. We are recognized as a medical profession by the American Medical Association & are mid-level...

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Fit Body Sport Medicine~~ To Ice Or Not To Ice

Posted on February 19, 2018 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

I have been seeing much chatter about the topic of icing injury lately. Being an athletic trainer for several years, I am probably pro icing as well as the whole R.I.C.E. principle. I have blogged about R.I.C.E. in the past for acute care. But of all the things I have seen, I will always remember being a student athletic trainer at the high school level. One of the boys basketball athletes had a moderate ankle sprain. Our protocol was R.I.C.E., but as I have his swollen ankle elevated an...

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Fit Body Sports Medicine ~New Techniques To Reach Your Goal

Posted on February 16, 2018 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

It is no secret, movement is my favorite. I have been studying it for 20 years. Movement is amazing. It can be easy. It can be difficult. It can cause pain or completely relieve it. Through the study of motion, I have seen connections, that while staring me in the face, I couldn’t always understand.

My most recent adventure has taken me to California. It's been so long since I have traveled much, that this was a wonderful journey for me. I have been watching health care, s...

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Fit Body Shop ~~Specializing in Athletic Health Care

Posted on October 9, 2017 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (2)

Fit Body Shop promotes mechanics, fuel and sport performance.  Athletic health care can really mean a variety of things, as I have worked in several different platforms of sport.  When I work with youth, I love to teach.  Kids are learning what it feels like to be competitive.  Differences between bumps and bruises and actually having an injury.  Most importantly I hope they are learning to take care of their body.  Address those bumps and bruises before they bec...

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Fit Body Shop~~ We are all connected

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (1)

It is the official possition of Fit Body Shop that we are all one unit, one body, one person.  Our body functions as one being and for a while I have known this but had trouble putting it into words.  I could tell you why if you stubbed your toe, your back hurt, but not always why when I'm working on your shoulder, you can feel down to your toes.


Often I would remind my client that we are all connected.  You cannot seperate any body part and give it to me for ...

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Do Powerlifters Need Massage Therapy & Bodywork

Posted on July 9, 2017 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Do powerlifters need massage and bodywork?  This is a question that does not get visited often and definitely has many view points. I have worked with a large variety of competitive athletes. Some seem to like it and could never go without, while some just don’t seem to prefer it. So here are my personal thoughts on how massage and bodywork affect powerlifting performance.


Every person, everybody needs a starting point. Most people can agree that a healthy poi...

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Some Renovations

Posted on June 9, 2017 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Soost Outdoor Fit Biz is going to be undergoing some renovations.  I am going to be providing the same services at the same locations, just reorganizing them and the look for easier accescibility.  When I originally started Soost Outdoor Fit Biz, I encompassed to many areas that were not really in my wheelhouse.  I now have a more detailed vision that is less compartmentalized.

I often get asked "Which do you like better, massage or personal training?" and "Don't you miss...

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