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GIVING THANKS FOR THE HERE & NOW

Nov 20, 2020
Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. I get giddy about it like little kids do about Christmas morning. But I can’t help myself; it’s typically the first time I see my parents and siblings…

GROWING UP IN A MILITARY FAMILY

July is PT 360 Military Appreciation Month!  I’m excited to show my gratitude to the military and thankful to share all the fond memories I have raised in an Army family.   My Dad served in the Corps of Engineers for the department of Army as an officer for 25 years. We moved every 1-3 years throughout…

IT'S MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH AT PT360

July is Military Appreciation Month at PT360 and we have chosen to once again support an incredibly meaningful and local cause, The Josh Pallotta Fund.  It was through Valerie Pallotta, loving and dedicated mother of PFC Joshua R. Pallotta, that we became aware of the fund’s mission.  Valerie began this…

"WEEDING OUT" GARDENING PAIN

Gardening is a wonderful activity for the mind, body, and soul. Along with the rewards, comes hard manual labor, sore muscles, and the possibilities of injury. Many people tend to be “weekend gardeners” or think of gardening as a casual day of fun spent outdoors. Warming up, stretching, and preparing…

GET PRIMED FOR THE GOLF SEASON!

Many local golfers are itching to get back on the course as the weather warms up, and we need to make sure our bodies are prepared for the demands required of us to swing the club efficiently. Therefore, now that it is safe for us play golf with friends and family again, and the safety precautions pertaining…

SMALL GROUP TRAINING - WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT?

What are the "Small Group Trainings" at PT360? And who are they for?   Fit Over 40 Small Group Training, Jen Farrugia’s signature program, was born out of the idea that it isn’t always ideal to go directly back into group fitness classes right from orthopedic rehabilitation if the patient is not feeling…

PILATES FOR CORE STRENGTHENING

Pilates may sound like a trendy term of exercise.  What exactly is it?  Well, the name Pilates comes from Joseph Pilates, a German man born in the late 1880’s.  He was a fitness enthusiast, well known today for his training with boxers and specifically in the performing arts with dancers.  His developed…

IN-PERSON PT OR TELEHEALTH: KNOW YOUR OPTIONS!

Last week's blog, Take Charge of Your Day with PT360, highlighted the many classes we are currently offering via Zoom video conferencing. Hopefully many of you have taken advantage of some of these options to maintain your fitness (and sanity!) during the Stay Home, Stay Safe period. While COVID-19…

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR DAY WITH PT360

Like most of us devoted class participants and teachers, our classes are now being offered online.  We want to help you keep your body, mind, & spirit healthy and strong.  Our students feel the online classes are keeping them sane during these crazy times of social distancing.  Here at PT360, we have…

ALL ABOUT RUNNING SHOES

With the weather finally warming up, everyone is getting outside and running!  Hooray!  But unfortunately, injuries are common after a winter of limited activity.  How can we avoid these injuries?  In addition to following the recommendations from Nina's blog on knee pain with running (go read that too!),…

LYME & TICK BORNE ILLNESS PREVENTION AND EARLY TREATMENT

With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor’s Stay at Home order, and warmer weather, many people are taking long walks with their family and/or pets.  Unfortunately, this is the time of year when the deer ticks start becoming active and searching for their first, big blood meal.   Prevention is the best…