Written by: Shelli Stevenson PT, DPT
JD Jordan was born and raised in the small town of La Jara, Colorado in the San Luis Valley. Growing up in a small town, JD was a multi-sport athlete playing basketball, football, wrestling and running track in middle and high school. It was his parents who inspired him to begin cycling. He recalls his dad started a passion for cycling when he was a kid. “My parents are my inspiration for riding and they have ridden together for years.”
Written by: Shelli Stevenson, PT DPT
We have recently added the revolutionary 1080 Quantum training system to our Lone Peak Physical Therapy Performance and Fitness Center in Big Sky, Montana. We are the first training facility in the Rocky Mountain States region to have this remarkable machine!
Written by Katie Muenzberg, MSPT, OCS, FAFS
Tennis is an awesome lifelong sport. However, tennis can cause injury to many parts of the body due to repetition and use of your dominant arm and your spine, as well as the high-speed impact on the racquet. It requires balance, coordination, speed and power.
Written by Mark Bittinger, PT, DPT
April is here and the regular hockey season is wrapping up. Which means playoffs are here and the intensity is picking up. By this point, I’m sure most of us have a few bumps and bruises we’re managing. I put together a quick and easy warm up to help keep you healthy through the playoffs and into the summer.
Sara Bell is one of our talented Physical Therapists at Lone Peak Physical Therapy. Sara shares a unique passion for running ultramarathons. An ultramarathon is a footrace longer than the traditional marathon length of 26. 2 miles or 42.195 kilometers. I had the opportunity to sit down with Sara over Thai food and pick her brain on how she went from a college basketball player to an ultra-distance runner. In this article, Sara also shares her keys running a successful ultramarathon.
Post by: Erika Rauk, MS, RD, LN – Performance + Fitness Lab
When you look at your body from the outside you probably have so much to say, but how well do you know the inside? How healthy are your arteries, organs, muscles, eyes, etc.? Are your blood pressure, cholesterol, and waist circumference below normal?
We are in the heart of winter in Montana. Winter in Montana brings many opportunities to get outside and MOVE! Those opportunities may include cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, ice climbing, or snow shoeing. In one of our previous blog posts we discussed conditioning for skiing, let’s expand to the mobility and strength needed for snowboarding to keep you injury-free this season.