Racket Sports and Ankle Injuries

Due to the dynamic nature of racket sports, ankle injuries such as ankle sprains or Achilles tendon tears/ruptures, are very common. Not only are these injuries often painful, but they also take you off the court and out of the game for a while. So what does it take to reduce the risk of injury… Read more »

Running or Hiking? Prepare for a (nearly) full-body workout.

Hiking and running are great forms of exercise. These activities challenge nearly every muscle in the lower body and core as well as the cardiovascular system. They also require very little equipment and can be a great way to spend time with friends and family all while getting some exercise in! However, as we age… Read more »

Are You Getting More Cardio Than You Think?

February is American Heart Month so we’re focusing on all things heart health. Many of us struggle to find the time to get all of the recommended types of exercise into our weekly routine (strength training, cardiovascular exercise, flexibility, etc.). We also tend to think of cardiovascular exercise as biking, swimming, running, walking, etc. However,… Read more »

Happy, Healthy Knees

When it comes to having happy and healthy knees, having strength and mobility in the hips is essential. The knees and the hips work together for movements such as squats, lunges, step-ups, etc. If there is weakness or tightness in the hips, then there is going to be more strain on the knees to get… Read more »

Cognitive Stages of Change

Every January marks a time where many Americans start acting on change. Many of us pick a New Year’s resolution and choose this month to get started. However, many fail to maintain long-term change. Why is that? There are many reasons, but a common one is that we don’t begin at the beginning! According to… Read more »

Staying Consistent During the Holidays

Staying on a routine during the holidays can be very difficult. Entertaining, traveling, and partaking in evening festivities often steer us away from some of our healthier habits such as exercise. However, when you have a tool like FITFOREVER, you can be fit ANYWHERE! Whether you’ll be at home, visiting family in a hotel, or… Read more »

Person selecting athletic shoes

Importance of Proper Footwear

Footwear is such an important topic in the health and fitness world because having healthy and happy feet is a large component of being consistent with your exercise program and recreational activities. The two problems I see most often in the clinic when it comes to footwear are clients extending the life of their shoes… Read more »

Dr. Jeremy James assists with Birddog

Get our FIT TIPS for August Activities

August is a big month for most of us. It can include summer travel, vacation, seasonal cleaning, back to school, sports, new activities and returning to old ones. Read our FIT TIPS to take on your August Activities.  Much of the work we do at FITFOREVER is around fitness for living and for life. This… Read more »

Side Plank with Tube

Why Tubes? Tubing- Why We Love it so Much at FITFOREVER

Muscle Challenge, Access, Ease of Use, Flexibility, and Price are the key benefits of resistance tubing from FITFOREVER. Tubes are said to be the “great democratizer” in fitness because they are a fraction of what other types of exercise equipment cost. And yet, tubes pack a huge punch in terms of adding to the challenge… Read more »

Move Your Ass! The Top 3 Approaches to Resuming Workouts

You won’t get the ass you want by sitting on it. It’s more important to move our bodies now more than ever. Our bodies are designed to move, but COVID restrictions have limited us from doing just that. Movement and exercise are more than just keeping the body in shape. Movement goes beyond that and… Read more »