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What Exercise Intensity Is Best For Improving My VO2 Max?

One of our best measures of an individual’s fitness and overall physical health is the VO2 max.  This measurement allows us to determine the body’s ability to bring in and utilize oxygen during activity.  In our Boulder Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy clinics we often use heart rate or ratings of perceived exertion to...

3 Ways You Should Change Your Exercise Routine During Your Perimenopausal and Menopausal Years

Many women are aware of the multitude of undesirable symptoms that occur in the perimenopausal period (the menopausal transition where you go from a regular menstrual cycle to a very irregular cycle) including reduced energy level, mood changes,hot flashes, and body composition changes including loss of lean muscle mass and increased abdominal fat. For the...