Blogs about Knee

Remaining motivated while in pain

It's been nearly 4 weeks since I've had knee surgery and it's been a challenge staying motivated. I've found that staying focused on not losing too much strength is my trigger to motivation. I know my cardiovascular health will diminish somewhat. I keep a realistic outlook on what I can accomplish day to day and keep my mind on the cumulative results. Everyday there's a mini milestone. I find that it's a great opportunity for exercising creative techniques.

Gut health=knee health: YOU BET!

Lose the Wheat, Gain Your Knees;A Story of Recovery Through Eating Right! Today I want to share a success story. I need to start by saying that for years... to mentally and physically prepare my clients for their workouts, I used the figure of speech, “Eat your Wheaties!” Ooops!!! 

Best Knee Physiotherapy Exercises After Meniscus Tear Surgery

 

Training the Joint Replacement Client

Do you train clients with Hip or Knee Arthritis? What about Hip & Knee Replacements? 

Exercises You Can Do with a Bad Knee

Knee injuries are never fun to deal with. The frustration of dealing with a knee injury can be debilitating at times.

What to do for Arthritis in the Knee

Many times as we age arthritis can build up in certain joints. The knee is one of the joints that is more susceptible to arthritis.

100 Workouts in Eight Months by J.B.!

I have been training J.B. since January 2014 to meet strength goals, and coaching him on his knee replacement rehabilitation. This amazing man made it a personal goal to work out diligently three times per week with the program(s) I designed for him. He achieved 100 workouts in the 8 months since our first appointment. Here he is doing a Low Row, wearing the badge that I made for him to acknowledge his good work. He has seen all kinds of improvements since he started working out. You can too!

LETS GET AFTER IT!

DO YOU KNEES HURT?

 Just read a short article by injury specialist and exercise physiologist Rick Kaselj, MS suggesting the position you keep your knee in, is partly causing knee pain. Positions include 1. sitting down with your knees bent. 2. With your feet crossed 3. Your feet behind you and under your chair.