Training Tips

Stay in Shape During your Football Off-Season

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Water Treadmill

The football season is slowly wrapping up with Superbowl Sunday right around the corner. Most colleges and high schools have already ended their seasons and are looking forward to the 2014 season. The question is, how will you stay in shape? For those of you who are looking for new ideas for your off-season workout, […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Aquatic Exercise

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Training Tips

We, at HydroWorx, are big proponents of aquatic exercise!  There are so many benefits to taking your workouts underwater: increased strength, less perceived effort, decreased risk of injury and improved blood pressure, to name a few. But, as is true with any workout, there are good things to do in the water and even better […]

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3 Things You Need to Know About Active Recovery

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

Active recovery is a very valuable tool that can be used to improve performance. Performance specialists are starting to find that keeping muscles and joints moving after intense training days keeps their athletes better equipped to handle subsequent intense training days. There are many ways to keep the body in motion on a “rest” day, […]

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Aquatic Fitness Can Provide Relief for Pregnant Women

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Training Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Pregnancy can really wreak havoc on the female body. Most women, no matter their previous fitness levels, feel some form of frustration from their physical limitations, especially in the later weeks of pregnancy. Whenever feet start swelling, backs start hurting, or breathing becomes difficult, exercise gets more difficult to maintain. Aquatic fitness can offer a […]

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Happy Active Aging Week!

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Aquatic Therapy Research, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Happy 2013 Active Aging Week. Many of you may be wondering what Active Aging Week is and actually that question ranked #1 on the most frequently asked question for this campaign. Here is what the ICAA (initiators of Active Aging Week) had to say:  What is Active Aging Week? Active Aging Week was initiated by […]

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An Exciting Track and Field Weekend Coming Up

| Posted in: HydroWorx, Oregon Project, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

If you follow track and field at all, you know the upcoming IAAF World Championships  starting tomorrow are the next best thing to the Olympics.  And we’re plenty excited to see how Mo Farah, Galen Rupp and the rest of the Oregon Project team do in their races. BUT we, at HydroWorx, are equally excited […]

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Work smarter, not harder: A lesson for the therapist and the athlete, found underwater.

| Posted in: Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine Resources, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The following is a post written by, Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, and President and co-owner of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates, in Oregon. Are you fully utilizing the clinical and economic benefits of marketing your aquatic program to local high school athletes, triathletes, competitive runners? Are you potentially missing clients that are engaged in athletics for the […]

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Marathon Training: From Rehabilitation to Performance

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

Nicole is an avid runner who has participated in multiple half-marathons and marathons. While training for a half marathon last year, she developed a painful injury with a pretty technical name: posterior tibialis tendonitis. This basically means she couldn’t walk for more than 5 minutes without extreme pain in her foot and ankle.  She went […]

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Why Water Worx for Elite Runners and Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, HydroWorx, Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Oregon Project, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

We know that water is extremely beneficial for rehabilitation, pain management, conditioning while injured, etc.  These uses get the majority of the attention, for good reason: they give us all hope, encouragement and excitement as we see visible improvements in people’s lives. But, it is also important to note, and no less amazing, what water […]

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Free Hydrotherapy Course at St. George's Park

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

Join us Monday, June 24, 2013 from 9:00-14:00 at St. George’s Park National Training Centre for, An Introduction to HydroWorx for the Sports Injury Rehabilitation Professional From the Perspective of a Premier League PhysioTherapist and the Professionals at St. George’s Park Learn how Premier League clubs and elite physiotherapists and performance coaches utilize advanced hydrotherapy to keep […]

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