Entries by Craig Repanshek

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Anna’s Favorite Homemade Chili Recipe

Fall is finally here! Bon fires, pumpkin spice lattes, and hoodies as far as the eye can see! Fall is my favorite season. I love the cool weather, the leaves changing colors, and most importantly, all the warm yummy comfort food. Which brings us to why we are here. Food! One of my favorites things […]

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Quick, Easy and HEALTHY Breakfast Oatmeal

If you are looking for a healthy breakfast that is fast and easy to make than this is the recipe for you! It is dairy free and doesn’t have any added sugar. It is made with natural foods that will give you the energy you need to get through the day. You will feel great […]

Finding the perfect pair

Your shoe may be fit for a walk when you’re actually going for a run. When it comes to finding the right shoe for exercising not all shoes are created equal.  Some may think if you purchase a good, expensive pair of shoes then they will work for all forms of exercise.  This is not […]

Why do I always hear to do 3 Sets of Ten Repetitions?

If you have ever been to physical therapy, had personal training, or even just looked up how to start a weight lifting program online, there is one thing in common, the number ten.  Most recommendations that professionals give when performing any kind of resistance training, especially for novices or for rehab, is “3 sets of […]

Some Thoughts About Choosing A New Car As We Age.

Did you know that the average American keeps their car roughly 6 years before getting a new one? As we grow older that becomes quite a lot of vehicles over a lifetime. As our bodies age we often need to make adjustments to our day to day lives to accommodate for those physiological changes. One […]

Monkey Feet

In my final year of physical therapy school I was asked by fellow classmates to give a speech at the annual Virginia Physical Therapy Association’s student conclave, because I often took advantage of class presentations to talk about primates while I had a captive, albeit disgruntled audience of fifty. While this may sound insane when […]

What to Know About MFD(-) Pressure Cupping.

Many manual therapy techniques you may have seen in physical therapy offices are compressive in nature. Myofascial decompression (MFD) cupping uses negative pressure to lift the skin up and obtain the opposite effect. In recent years, it has gained more popularity due to star athletes and celebrities such as Michael Phelps, Steph Curry, Conor McGregor, […]

Tips for Starting a Wellness Program

One theme that keeps being reiterated during these uncertain times, whether it is on the news or being passed around on social media, is concern for health. So, what is health? Many people tend to respond to health in a more reactive manor than proactive. What I mean by that is for some being healthy […]