Tag Archive for: athletes

How to Increase Your Vertical Jump

One of the more common requests from the athletes we work with is assistance with their vertical jump. Whether it be an athlete who wants to know how to jump higher in basketball or volleyball, or an athlete preparing for the fitness testing typically seen in football draft camps or combines, they are all looking for ways […]

Exercise for Weight Loss: The Great Intensity Debate

Perhaps no more common or confusing exercise physiology concept exists — particularly when weight loss as a goal enters the equation — than that of Long Slow Distance (LSD) versus High-Intensity Training (HIT). Some physiological background information… A truly physically-fit athlete can do a century (100-mile bike ride) with brutal elevation changes using nothing for […]

What is Kinesio Tape & How Does it Help Heal?

Although Kinesio Tape has been around for over 25 years, Kinesio Tape has only recently become a serious therapeutic tool used by virtually every athletic trainer and sports injury chiropractor. In addition, Kinesio Tape is now a staple in treating a variety of non-sports-related conditions that chiropractors treat. History of Kinesio Tape Kinesio Taping, (aka: […]

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