Health & Wellness

Combat Cramps

It was a hot, muggy summer’s day in Southwest Florida. My partner and I were playing the 3rd Pickleball match of day, winners advance to gold medal round. After winning the 2nd game, the momentum was on our side going into the 3rd. I was moving well, dictating play…and I continued the good play until …

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Yoga Training for Balance

Good balance is particularly beneficial in sports that demand a high degree of agility, coordination and technical ability. But actually, it’s a win for all. From a physical point of view, one-legged standing poses are great for building strength in the feet, ankles, hips and core. Arm balances build upper body strength, especially in the …

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5 Negative Effects of Bad Posture on Your Body and Mind

Poor posture is the new first-world problem that’s causing more mental and physical health complicationsthan most people realize. The human body was designed to move – not to sit in a chair for several hours at a time. Over time, bad habits lead to fatigue, depression, pain and headaches. There’s a reason your mother told …

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Wellness Corner with Ryan Reader

Pickleball Professional and Director of Operations at The Pickleball Academy of Southwest Florida Ryan will discuss the how a newbie can get started in Pickleball as well as the keys for a newer player.      

Pilates for Pickleball & Tennis

A growing number of tennis and Pickleball players at every level practice Pilates. They utilise their Pilates training for a range of issues. Issues such as: injury prevention and recovery, rectifying muscle imbalance, to improving flexibility and building core and stabilizer muscles. Racquet sports are by their nature one-sided. Most players repeatedly use the same …

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How to Overcome Lack of Motivation

Have you ever been inspired to change, to start a project, an exercise program, and then stopped? Where did the motivation go and why didn’t last? A lot of people set goals and see them as unachievable even before starting the process. They look at their goals like it’s a giant staircase and they will …

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Private Physical Therapy

‘’My Husband Could Not Believe I Was Paying For Private Physical Therapy…. But When I Could Walk Further For Longer Than Him…’’ Keep reading to find out why choosing the ‘’standard health care route’’ option could be A COSTLY regret if you’re trying to get rid of your pain successfully. By Dave Lessard Physical Therapist and Personal Trainer.   To …

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