It’s graceful, it requires full makeup, and the routines are on-point. Synchronized swimming looks so easy as the swimmers glide through the pool, but it’s not just a smile-and-flip sport. Synchronized swimming is intense. We work with all athletes at COR, but few consistently smile during strenuous work…what a skill. When considering strength training for…

You’re on a roll, minutes within a personal record, until you fall to the ground in pain. It’s your ankle again! Runners with recurrent ankle sprains know the routine all too well. One ankle sprain can turn into a never-ending cycle of rolling your ankle, swelling, instability, and starting from square one when it’s time…

Close your eyes and imagine your 14-year-old self standing next to your fellow gauche, acne-covered middle-school friends. You’re all standing at the base of a climbing rope staring up as one of your classmates flails around, unsure whether he is making his way up or down. A piercing whistle from your P.E. teacher lets you…

Youth athletes enjoy hitting the gym. As soon as they have access to the weight room at school or they get their own gym membership, the weights start flying. While it’s good for youth athletes to begin going to the gym and building muscle, strength-training mistakes can lead to injury and time away from their…

“The bad news is time flies, the good news is you’re the pilot” -Michael Shulter If you – like millions of Americans – experience chronic low-back pain or pain that shoots down the buttocks while bending forward or exercising, you may have what is known as a herniated disc. Exercising with a herniated disc can…

“The key ingredient for success in life is the discipline of mind and body. Setting goals and making sure they are accomplished builds discipline. Whatever goal I set for myself, I will first get a mental image in my mind of exactly what it is I want to achieve, then I will be determined and…

“The key to long-term success is a willingness to disrupt your own comfort for the sake of continued growth” – Todd Henry This workout video of T-Swift doesn’t only have us laughing but now I’m finally reassured we aren’t the only crazy ones taking drastic measures to get pumped up for our workouts. If you…

“A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.” – Tom Stoppard Here’s something you should be spreading this season (*hint* it’s not the flu) – A positive attitude. As flu season is still upon us – it’s time to grab a workout buddy and catch a good ‘tude….

“The experience of taking control of your life will change your reality, making it possible to achieve almost anything you seriously want to do.” Dr. Roth, The Achievement Habit As we prepare to launch our March Mania Challenge, we are going to fill you in on the process on how we are determining the most effective health…

When I say “strength training,” what comes to mind? Go! If you are like most people, you picture bodybuilders, athletes “pumping iron,” and power lifters. This is not the strength training we are going to discuss. Strength training offers many benefits to kids, whether they are athletes or not. If you want to help your…