February, 2022 | Olympia Fitness + Performance
Olympia Fitness RI

Olympia Fitness + Performance is a state of the art training facility in Cranston RI that employs a highly qualified staff of Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS) and Certified Personal Trainers. We have worked with athletes and professionals of all ability levels and walks of life, and will do whatever it takes to help you achieve your goals. So what are you waiting for? Regardless of your current level of fitness, the time to start is now!

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February 2022

It’s one of the most common reasons that people go to Physical Therapy; back pain. Now you’ve completed physical therapy and your back feels better. You go back to life as it was, and because there’s no pain as a daily reminder you start forgetting to do your home exercises, and in a few months it’s back again.   Back pain can be short lived or chronic, but generally speaking once you’ve experienced it, it’s always lurking in the shadows looking to come back. Why is that though? Why is back pain

  Low back pain (LBP) is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, preventing many people from engaging in work as well as daily activities.  While working out with back pain may seem undoable to many, neglecting it entirely can oftentimes do more harm than good.  This misconception needs to be addressed because when prescribed appropriately, exercise decreases stiffness, facilitates fluid exchange between discs to reduce swelling, and repairs muscle fibers that help support the back.  While it’s important to avoid certain movements that can stress the area, delicate programming with

Don’t be fooled by the title. I’m not talking about the high-protein low-carbohydrate fad diets like Keto and Atkins that have been buzzwords in the weight loss community for a while now. Not only are these diets unsustainable and unnecessary for the general population, the American Heart Association actually notes that there is no long-term evidence to support that these diets are effective and/or safe. Many health professionals will argue against them due to their association with an increased intake of total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol, which can increase

The winter can be the end of the typical golf season in New England. With the gap of time between now and the warm spring, it is the perfect time for golfers to train like any athlete does in their offseason. Offseason training should be specific to each individual, working on your weaknesses and emphasizing certain parts of your golf game. Below, you will learn two exercises for strength, power, and mobility that golfers can perform during their off-season to elevate your game for the spring.   Strength Having a solid foundation of