Education makes a community stronger & healthier
Our Rehab Specialists are passionate about guiding others to take charge of their health and wellness. That's why we've created these videos to help our community learn the techniques they need to grow stronger & more confident about their health.
Please note that if you experience pain during any of these exercises please consult your physical therapist or medical doctor before continuing.
Get Fit to Run
Many of us want to run to get fit, but are unaware of how important it is to get fit to run. We've compiled some videos to give you an idea of how to gain strength and flexibility to prevent injuries as you start your running routine. You can also read our blogs on preparing your body to run here.
How Do I Know If My Exercise Routine is Adequate?
While it's true that any exercise is better than no exercise at all, the amount and intensity of the exercise does matter when you're trying to achieve certain physical goals. So, how do you gauge the right amount of exercise that will start helping you reach your activity goals? The American College of Sports Medicine put out this infographic on Tips for Monitoring Aerobic Exercise Intensity that can help you do just that.
Core Stability Exercises
Core strength is important for dancers, but building that strength can also be helpful for the general population as well. Here are some examples of ways to strengthen your core beyond doing crunches and sit ups.
Yoga is a great way to strengthen your body as well as improve flexibility. Evergreen's own certified yoga instructor, Trish created four videos to guide you through some basic yoga exercises. Interested in in-person classes? Give us a call for pricing and information (626) 683-8536.