Training Tips

Squeezing Out Power Differences, Young and Old

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Research, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy

The following blog post is an advertorial piece written by Mary E. Sanders, PhD, FACSM & Cathy Maloney-Hills, RPT. Mary E. Sanders, PhD, RCEP, FACSM is a clinical exercise physiologist, Division of Wellness and Weight Management in the School of Medicine, University of Nevada, Reno, Director of WaterFit ®/Golden Waves® and advisory board member for […]

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Improving your Posture with Water

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Training Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Kim Eichinger, Executive Director of fitness at Country Meadows Retirement Community, and author of the ADVANCE article, Better Posture Through Aquatics, speaks about the benefits of aquatics for the aging. For the many aging adults who use walkers or other assistive devices, maintaining proper posture is a huge challenge. But, fortunately with the advancement of […]

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Jump in the Water for Successful Marathon and Triathlon Training!

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The following article has been contributed by satisfied HydroWorx customer, Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, President of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates, Salem, OR. Ground reaction forces, shearing, microtear, compression fracture, shin splints. These are but a few of the pitfalls of training for long distance athletes. Whether you are a 140.6 (the distance for an Iron-Man […]

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Randolph YMCA is Now Offering the Future of Fitness: A Pain Free Way to Exercise!

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Health & Wellness Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

On Saturday, Murphy Grant, Director of Sports Medicine and Head Football Athletic Trainer from the University of Kansas,offered an unbelievable 45-minute pool workout for Randolph YMCA members. This fall the Y became the proud owners of three X80 portable underwater treadmills that were placed in their warm water therapy pool.  The bootcamp was meant to […]

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St. Louis Rams' Head Athletic Trainer Talks HydroWorx Pool Protocols

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St. Louis Rams’ Head Athletic Trainer Talks HydroWorx Pool Protocols

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HydroWorx Guest Blogger: Triathlete Kelly McKluskey

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Guest Bloggers, Running, Training Tips, Uncategorized

As a forty-something age group triathlete my priorities regarding racing having changed. I used to obsess over times and statistics of other racers as compared to my own stats, but now I’m more concerned with staying injury free and healthy so I can continue to participate for many more years in my sport.

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Making HydroWorx Sport Training Twice as Good

| Posted in: Athletic Training, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized

Thirty-second single leg hops.

Power walking against water jets.

Tricep extensions.

These are just some of the drills that Bobby and Ryan, Minnesotan athletes, do in the HydroWorx pool at ACCUA PT. Coached by Dan Kallberg who really puts them through their paces, the guys have a seriously hard workout (shown in this video.)

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Guest Blogger & Masters Runner, Nick Berra, Shares His Experience on the Track and in the Water

| Posted in: Guest Bloggers, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

As a 41-year old runner, I am well aware of the limitations I face as I attempt to remain competitive.  Like most masters athletes, not only do I not have the time or support structure of a collegiate or post-collegiate runner, but even if I did, I don’t think that I would be able to handle the […]

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Basketball Drills in a HydroWorx Pool Are a Slam Dunk!

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If you’ve ever wondered if there’s a new drill for basketball players who want to up their game, check out the HydroWorx video below.

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HydroWorx Training Tip – Utah State Offensive Line Drills

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine Resources, Sports Stories, Training Tips

Mix football, workouts and water and what do you get? Offensive line drill training in a HydroWorx physical therapy pool, of course!

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