May 19, 2016

Dehydration is more than the “thirsty” feeling you get throughout the day. In fact, when you are “thirsty” it’s already too late. Dehydration is when your body is fluid depleted. Every day we lose water, from sweat to urine; therefore, it’s important that we can identi...

August 20, 2015

Running is a complex exercise that involves balance, power and endurance. If you think about it, you are hopping from one leg to the next (a high level exercise) for thousands of repetitions at a time.  If one or a group of muscles is not functioning optimally your ris...

August 11, 2015

The San Francisco Fire are back in town and they have a match against the LA REIGN on Saturday, August 29th, right here at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Come by to check out the action, and dont forget to say hello to us in the vendor area as well. As part of the spo...

May 10, 2015

Whether you ride casually, do Century rides, or race; low back is arguably one of the most common areas of pain for cyclists. This blog will hopefully prepare you for hours of riding with minimal to no low back pain. What causes it? An overly aggressive bike fit? Sure!...

March 25, 2015

 

It’s Spring and many of you will soon become recreational Weekend Warriors. But before you exercise, try Dynamic Stretching. Dynamic Stretching means your body is continuously moving while stretching. This allows increased tissue temperatures to be produced during war...

October 22, 2014

Physical activity is one the keys to a long and healthy life.  Unfortunately, injuries can tend to pile up along the way – whether they are as a result of ‘overdoing it’, intense training for an elite competition, lack of recovery time, or as an inevitable result of ag...

August 8, 2014

As you may or may not know, there’s a new sport team in town called the San Francisco Fire. It’s part of the new professional league sport called the Grid League. It is bringing functional fitness co-ed teams from major markets together in a made for TV sport that will...

June 26, 2014

 

 

Everyone loves hot weather; playing at the beach, swimming in the pool, or running through sprinklers are all fun ways to cool down in warmer temperatures. Warmer weather brings increased responsibility, and sometimes cooling yourself down externally isn't enough. Ho...

June 18, 2014

When I put someone through a range of motion sequence, one of the most common things that I hear is “my hamstrings are tight.” Sometimes the person that says this is correct. If you sit in a car to get to work, sit at your desk while you are at work, sit in the car on...

June 12, 2014

It is not running barefoot, it is not talking to someone who does Crossfit, it is not even forgetting to stretch before activity. The number one risk for injury is a previous injury. Yes, that is right, a previous injury. If you have sprained your ankle before, several...

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