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Untraditional Weight Loss "Program"

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Running, Sports Medicine, Training Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

You can’t categorize everyone that is looking to lose weight into one box. Some are looking to lose 10 pounds, others 100.  Some are doing so for health reasons, others for self-confidence. Some find it easy, others find it hard.  Some want to diet, others want to exercise. But there are a couple reasons that […]

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Diving into Sports Aquatic Therapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Running, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

A few weeks ago we dove a little deeper into the definition and benefits of aquatic therapy. But what about ‘sports aquatic therapy’? Is there a difference? From the previous post, we learned that aquatic therapy is simply physical therapy that is performed in the water. Then the easiest definition of ‘sport aquatic therapy’ is […]

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Preventing & Healing ACL Injuries in Females Through the Use of Aquatics

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Running, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

ACL injuries have become more common in female athletes than males.  More than 20,000 high school girls suffer a serious sports-related knee injury each year in the United States, according to the Chicago-based Children’s Memorial Institute for Sports Medicine. Girls are up to seven times more likely to injure their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) than […]

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Hydrotherapy, a Key Component for the Premier League

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Running, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

One day it’s a patient at a clinic, the next day it’s a Duke basketball player and today, it’s all about the Premier League Football Clubs. The stories of facilities, individuals and teams that are using and benefiting from the pools are continuing to grow. But what’s even more interesting, is that each story is unique. A recent article […]

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Change Up Your Workouts with Underwater Boot Camps

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Running, Training Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Kathy Fisher, aquatic director at the Randolph YMCA in Randolph, NJ, describes the process for implementing and instructing an underwater boot-camp in the Feb/March Edition of AKWA Magazine, (The official publication of the aquatic exercise association). Fisher believes in the value of educating members on the benefits of water and why underwater workouts can be extremely effective. […]

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Olympian Michael Johnson Chooses HydroWorx for World-Class Performance Center

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Running, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

  Three-time Olympian Michael Johnson is no stranger to the world of intense sports training. The recipient of 13 Olympic and World Championship medals, all of them gold, Johnson, is well aware that athletic talent has to be wisely cultivated. For his world-class Michael Johnson Performance Center, he has acquired the most advanced recovery and […]

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Peterson Just Shy, But Diving into Post- Season

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Running, Sports Stories

Well Adrian Peterson missed breaking the all-time single season rushing yard record by only 9 yards, but the Vikings have clinched a spot in the post season! For many athletes, missing this record would be a major disappointment, but not for Peterson. Peterson’s post game interviews were nothing but excitement and optimism about playing in […]

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Aquatics and Whole-Person Wellness: A Perfect Fit

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Running, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

At the end of October, Jan Montague, President of Whole Person Wellness International, presented at an exclusive after hour event during the LeadingAge Conference in Denver, CO. Her passionate and energetic presentation was titled, “Aquatics and Whole-Person Wellness: A Perfect Fit”, where she discussed her model of whole-person wellness and her belief that warm water pools can greatly enhance […]

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HydroWorx Technology, An Essential Part to a Premier League Club’s Success

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Running, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Last month, BBC Sports did a special feature on the Premier Soccer League team, West Bromwich Albion. This was not just an ordinary news feature, this special was highlighting the teams’  use of the HydroWorx exercise therapy pool! More and more we are beginning to see highly competitive athletic programs turning to new innovative technology and equipment for […]

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Welcome back Adrian Peterson

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Running, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Adrian Peterson is back! After a little more than eight months of physical and aquatic therapy, training and lots of perseverance, the Vikings’ running back has returned. The season opener was last Sunday, September 9th, where the Minnesota Vikings beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 26-23. Peterson’s number one goal throughout this therapy and rehabilitation process was to be ready for the first […]

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