/Tag: running

5 Expectations of a 5k Runner, Total Health Systems

By |2018-12-18T15:43:48-04:00April 2nd, 2015|Featured|

It’s finally warming up and many of us are starting to get more serious about our training. Our Total Health Systems team is made up of all kinds of different athletes. (we are all athletes in the game of life) Most of our team is doing the 5k. For some of you doing a 5k [...]

Feel like a runner, with these motivation tips, Total Health Systems

By |2018-12-18T15:43:48-04:00March 23rd, 2015|Events, Featured|

Have extra clothes and shoes in your car, ready to go!   You never know when you might have a chance to get a run in. So it’s a good idea to have a bag packed in your car with running clothes and shoes. Diane, our Wellness coordinator is always ready to go by having [...]

Runners are mentally strong but not all runners are physically strong, Total Health Systems

By |2018-12-18T15:43:48-04:00March 13th, 2015|Events, Featured, Running Tips|

  Whether you are new runner, veteran runner, or walker. There are significant benefits to adding strength training to your training. I often hear runners say they don’t need to do strength training (specifically their legs) because they run. I hear people trying to lose weight tell me they are going to do cardio exercise [...]

Making “Dreadmill” running more fun (or at least tolerable), Total Health Systems

By |2018-12-18T15:43:49-04:00March 10th, 2015|Events, Featured|

It is inevitable that some of your training runs in Feb. and March will be safer if done on a treadmill (also affectionately called dreadmill). I would like to share some recommendations from top runners and coaches as well as some of my own that can help to make the treadmill effective, safe and maybe [...]

Total Health Systems Welcomes Chantell Robinson, Personal Trainer

By |2019-02-20T15:58:47-04:00December 18th, 2014|Events, Featured|

Chantell Robinson, Personal Trainer Chantell Robinson is an AFAA certified Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer, who has been in the fitness industry since 1999. With a wide array of certifications and fitness trainings under her belt, including, Zumba®, PiYo®, Turbo Kick®, TRX®, BodyCombat®, Cycle, Funky Beatz Fusion, CoreCamp, CoreBoxx, and many more, she teaches [...]

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome By Natalia Frazee, PTA at Total Health Systems

By |2018-12-18T15:43:56-04:00November 4th, 2014|Events, Featured|

Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) Thoracic outlet syndrome is a rare condition that involves pain in the neck and shoulder, numbness and tingling of the fingers, and a weak grip. The thoracic outlet is the space between your collarbone and your first rib. This area is loaded with nerves, muscles, and blood vessels. If your shoulder [...]

Total Health Systems, Set your self up for workout success as we approach the Grand Slam of Holidays

By |2018-12-18T15:43:57-04:00October 28th, 2014|Events, Featured|

From Halloween thru the New Year’s we see people fall of their fitness routine. A time of year when we need to our workouts most. We celebrate with food and drink and we have a lot of added stress. A time when we need to keep on our workout routine so we can be our [...]

Top 3 Fitness tips for summer 2014, Laurie Nuyens, Fitness Director, Total Health Systems

By |2018-12-18T15:44:01-04:00June 12th, 2014|Featured|

Top 3 Fitness tips for summer 2014 For the next 3 weeks I am going to share with you my top 3 Fitness tips for summer. These tips will help you get on track or stay on track as summer begins to present lots of distractions from our health and fitness routine. Schedule it We [...]

Total Health Systems want to help you get rid of the winter blues. It’s time to start training!

By |2018-12-18T15:44:04-04:00February 14th, 2014|Featured, Featured Articles|

 It’s been a tough winter, we are all sick of it, and even sick of talking about it.  So lets talk about spring and summer races. Don’t let the word races scare you off.  These races are designed to get people of all fitness levels moving and having fun. Total Health Systems is proud to [...]