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COOKING WITH KATIE - 3 INGREDIENT BROWNIES

Apr 13, 2018
If you read my last blog recipe, you would know that I am a self-declared terrible cook.  I forgot to mention, I am also a terrible baker.  For some reason, I am truly incapable of sifting, measuring,…

CURLING - IT REALLY IS AN OLYMPIC SPORT!

You heard me – curling REALLY is an Olympic Sport!  Four of us found that out a few weeks ago when we participated in the Howard Center’s 2018 Curling Challenge at Cairns Arena in South Burlington.  We PT360ers love fundraising events, especially when it takes the form of a fun challenge, so of course…

PLANTAR FASCIITIS

Plantar Fasciitis. By now, you’ve probably heard this diagnosis term thrown around among friends, coworkers, or family members. It seems like everyone and their brother has struggled with this nagging foot pain. So, what exactly is plantar fascia? Fascia is a type of connective tissue that can be found…

WARM-UPS SHOULD BE DYNAMIC... AND FUN!

As springtime approaches and the days become longer, many of us take our workouts from inside to the great outdoors. Whether you enjoy walking, biking, hiking, running or any other activity (how about unicycling?), it’s important to know how to warm up properly. This is especially true if you have had…

SHOW YOUR LOVE

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” -Benjamin Franklin   On this Valentine’s Day, many of us shared wonderful gifts to celebrate our love and commitment to a special someone. With Valentine’s Day now behind us, how about we express our care for loved ones in a different way, by showing…

STRENGTHENING FOR SNOW SPORTS

We often hear that flexibility reduces risk of injury. As a continuation of our most recent blog, Yoga For Snow Sports, written by our very own PTA, Yoga Instructor, & Health Coach Lisa Tidman, I wanted to discuss a few of my favorite strengthening exercises for the active individual participating in…

YOGA FOR SNOW SPORTS

It can be so fun and exciting to get out into the snow for a day of skiing or snowboarding.  Planning ahead of the season by conditioning is also a wise idea, since winter sports require use of the whole body to participate as we travel down the hills.  Yoga is an excellent way to reduce the chance of…

FOAM ROLLING - WHAT'S ALL THE HYPE?

Foam rollers – they’re everywhere! You’ve seen them in gyms, physical therapy clinics, and on the sidelines of professional sporting events and marathons. But what exactly do they do, and how do they work?   What Are They? Foam rollers are dense pieces of just that – foam – that are generally cylindrical…

STAYING MOTIVATED WITH NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS

Another year, another resolution Exercise is an infamous New Year’s resolution. Many make them, most will break them. This year, did your resolution slip?  Here are some motivational tips to keep yourself going throughout the year: Set SMART goals. Goals should be Specific, Measurable, Attainable,…

SURVIVE SNOW SHOVEL SEASON

Winter is coming.   We can thank Game of Thrones for that moniker but it’s something that all Vermonters have known for generations – we cannot escape the winter!  Granted, the weather this year has been funky but we’re still headed for months of snow and ice and cold.  If we decide to reside in this…

COOKING WITH KATIE - VEGAN COCONUT CURRY BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP

I have to admit, I really am not a good cook.  Currently, I can make about 10 different recipes and typically they involve smothering everything in cheese.  In college, I remember calling my mother to ask her how to tell if the water was boiling so I could make a pot of noodles. So, take my word for…