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Eat well. Perform better. If you want to perform well, you have to eat well. You are what you eat. Optimal nutrition can enhance physical activity, athletic performance, and recovery from exercise. Each individual has different dietary needs; therefore, it is important to identify the appropriate quantity, quality, and timing of food and fluids to most effectively support what your body needs to thrive.   To ensure that you are eating well ask yourself the following questions.   ...
Posted on 2019-01-29
Indoor activities to get you through winter Burr… It’s getting cold outside the chances of leaving the house for anything other than essentials (like work and obtaining groceries) decreases exponentially with the temperature outside. If it’s cold outside you are less likely to be inclined to venture out into the freezing air. For the days (or, let’s face it, months) when the weather is less-than-ideal, it’s easy for our productivity—and general satisfactio...
Posted on 2018-11-27
4 Tips to Maintain Your Exercise Routine During the Holidays The holiday season can be a challenging time for maintaining exercise habits. The days are shorter, the weather cold and wet. Work deadlines are due. Food patterns change as heavier and warmer comfort foods invade our homes creating lethargy. Also, the holiday season usually means travel or hosting family and friends that may not share the same exercise habits. So how can one overcome these challenges, embrace the dreary weather and...
Posted on 2018-11-09
What’s the weight? Are you trying to lose weight? We get it weight loss can be hard and it’s easy to get down on yourself when you don’t see a significant change on the scale. It is unrealistic and unhealthy to expect to see huge numbers on the scale each week. The average American is around 15-20 pounds overweight. During the first few weeks of starting a weight loss program you may see larger numbers then you will a few weeks in. You should aim to lose 1-3 pounds a week d...
Posted on 2018-08-14
Foot Pain and Physical Therapy Believe it or not but your feet play a very important role in your life. There are many types of foot and leg pains that a person can experience. Here at Physical Therapy Specialists of Idaho we can help with a multitude of foot problems utilizing various proven, evidence-based techniques. Here at PTSI we feel that it is very important to keep your feet in good condition. If you think about how much wear and tear we put on our feet; the beating that our feet t...
Posted on 2018-06-19

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