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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 [...]

Warming up and Dynamic Stretching first instead of Static Stretching

By |2018-12-18T15:43:55-04:00January 27th, 2015|Events, Featured|

Warming up first instead of stretching before a training session or a race whether it is running, swimming, cycling etc...Your body needs to be ready.   Your muscles need to be warm. While stretching is an important part of the cool down it does not help you warm up and get ready to train or [...]

Total Health Systems Virtual Tour!

By |2018-12-18T15:43:55-04:00January 13th, 2015|Events, Featured|

Total Health Systems is a full-service wellness facility that not only takes care of your pain, but provides you with the tools necessary to obtain optimal health and wellness. The strength of Total Health Systems lies in its unique fusion of healthcare services. We provide traditional medical services, chiropractic, physical therapy, massage therapy, one-on-one personal [...]

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 [...]

Total Health Systems in Macomb County, MI Demonstrates How to Stretch the Neck

By |2018-12-18T15:44:16-04:00July 26th, 2013|Stretches|

Total Health Systems in Macomb County, MI Demonstrates How to Stretch Neck Hi, my name is Piotr and I would like to present today a stretch for scalene muscles, which are located in front of the neck. They can be a big trouble for us, due to posture or your head being forward all the time working [...]

Total Health Systems, Pelvic Swing Stretch by Laurie Nuyens, Athletic Trainer

By |2018-12-18T15:44:23-04:00December 28th, 2012|Stretches|

  Total Health Systems, Pelvic Swing Stretch by Laurie Nuyens, Athletic Trainer   Pelvic swing stretch, also on all fours. You're going to swing your hips out to the side. Feel a stretch. You can hold it here and/or slowly go back in fourth, feeling a stretch on each side. Total Health Systems, Pelvic Swing [...]

Total Health Systems, Levator Stretch by Laurie Nuyens, Athletic Trainer

By |2018-12-18T15:44:24-04:00December 10th, 2012|Stretches|

Total Health Systems, Levator Stretch by Laurie Nuyens, Athletic Trainer Levator scapulae stretch. Take one hand, reach behind your back. Reach, reach, reach, reach down with the opposite hand. Gently turn and look at your arm pit. Feel good, stretch, gentle pressure on your head.  With this opposite hand. And you're going feel a good [...]