Make the Most of this Race Season!

  It is time to start gearing up for the Fall race season! Are you thinking of attempting your first race? Or perhaps you’re an experienced runner preparing for a full lineup of fall races? Maybe you’re signed up for the Annapolis Run for the Lighthouse, sponsored by AAC! Dr. Katie Rainey, Physical Therapist for … Continued

Our Favorite Summer Recipes

  As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, we start craving our tried and true summer meals. What better way to kick off the season then to share a collection of our favorite recipes? Breakfast – Luke Humphries – Perfect Paleo Egg in an Avocado Nest – As a personal trainer with a … Continued

The POINT of Dry Needling

  Does this sound familiar? You are not exactly in pain, but you are experiencing tightness and stiffness throughout the day, or during your workouts. Are you concerned that something may get strained or injured? Dry Needling may be the perfect intervention for you. Dry Needling targets the tight points within muscular tissue that produce and … Continued

What is Functional Medicine?

  Are you living with chronic illness or discomfort? A Functional Medicine intervention could help provide relief for a large number of health concerns, including digestive disorders, autoimmune disease, blood sugar imbalances, high cholesterol, skin conditions, anxiety, and depression. So, what actually is Functional Medicine? According to the Institute of Functional Medicine, “It is the … Continued

Address Low Back Pain

Are you living with low back pain, maybe with pain shooting into your hips and legs? Check out these tips from an expert in the field, Dr. Katherine Rainey, Lead Physical Therapist for Advanced Rehab Center. Get moving—If you have a job that requires many hours of sitting, take stretch breaks at minimum every hour. Stand up … Continued

Reduce Neck and Shoulder Pain

  Many people struggle with chronic aches and pains in the neck and shoulder region, but there are steps you can take to improve or eliminate the discomfort. Use these simple exercises from an expert in the field, Dr. Katherine Rainey, lead Physical Therapist for Advanced Rehab Center, to strengthen the area and minimize pain. … Continued

Give Fitness: Holiday 2016 Gift Guide

Christmas time is here, and along with the seasonal cheer comes the stress of choosing the perfect gift for each of your loved ones. This year, consider buying a gift that will help jumpstart or further a fitness journey. After all, Christmas means that the time for New Year’s resolutions is just around the corner. We … Continued

Health Through the Holidays

The holiday season has arrived, a time that should be festive, fun, and relaxing. However, between the planning, shopping, cooking, decorating, traveling, and family events, this is also a time when fitness goals tend to fall by the wayside. It is perfectly healthy to loosen up and indulge, but completely abandoning your health and fitness … Continued

Sitting is the New Smoking?

It is no secret that leading sedentary lifestyle can have a dramatic negative impact on overall health. The World Health Organization reports that too much time spent sitting can lead to an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, and is a factor in more than 3 million deaths each year. But let’s face it, it is easy to … Continued

When Should You be Working Out?

  Have you ever wondered if you should be exercising in the morning or at night? You are not alone. The question of how and when to squeeze a workout into a busy schedule is something that many people have to consider. Given that most workdays begin in the morning and do not end until the afternoon, the options … Continued