stretching

5 Reasons Why You Need to Start Stretching

November 10th, 2018

If there’s one thing that you can count on an Armor PT physical therapist introducing into every session, it’s stretching. Yes, building strength and endurance is important. But whether you’re an athlete, or someone coping with the aches and pains of aging, increasing your flexibility through stretching is crucial. Read on to learn more about…

Physical therapy triathlon training Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Mattawan, Plainwell & Portage, MI

How Does Physical Therapy Help You Train for a Triathlon?

October 26th, 2018

A triathlon is a physically demanding event that challenges your physical and mental strength. If you’re thinking about participating in a triathlon, then you’ve considered the challenges you’ll face, but you may not have a training routine yet. For optimal training, you should seek professional guidance from a physical therapist like those at Armor Physical…

Physical Therapy and Sports Psychology

How Do Physical Therapy and Sports Psychology Work Together?

October 24th, 2018

Many athletes are tuned to the needs of their body for staying at a competitive level, but do you ever think of your mind? Competing takes a great mental toll as well as a physical one, so athletes of all levels should consider the benefits of sports psychology. Who needs sports psychology? Athletes might seek…