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Staying fit after 50

Baby Boomers are defined as those born between the years of 1946 and 1964. That means during 2014, the youngest of this generation – a generation 78 million strong that’s redefining aging as we know it – will be crossing into 50-something territory. Those approaching this milestone, according to a variety of medical experts, can […]

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SOL’s Athlete of the Month!

SOL Physical Therapy is proud to acknowledge Gayathri Perera as SOL’s December Athlete of the Month! Check out her testimonial below about working out for the past year at SOL Performance. Background: “Dancing is my passion. It makes me feel alive and connected to my body. I have been dancing sunce I was a kid. I have been salsa dancing […]

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SOL’s Athlete of the Month!

SOL Physical Therapy is proud to acknowledge Gyll Turteltaub as SOL’s July Athlete of the Month! Check out her testimonial below about working out with SOL’s very own Nina Patterson, MPT, CSCS, OCS, for the past year at SOL Performance. “I want to start off by saying that Nina and SOL rock! I have tremendous respect for Nina’s […]

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SOL’s Athlete of the Month!

SOL Physical Therapy is proud to acknowledge Marybeth Novak, “MB,” as SOL’s May Athlete of the Month! Check out her testimonial below about working out with SOL’s very own Nina Patterson, MPT, CSCS, OCS, for the past year at SOL Performance. Background MB is a former competitive cyclist on the road and track (velodrome), although now retired […]

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Join the SOL Running Club!

At SOL Physical Therapy Oakland and SOL Performance Training Oakland we understand the effort that’s required to train for a marathon or even just to summon the motivation to start moving toward better health. We know this because we are athletes and we are training for our own events right now. Our PTs spearheaded the SOL […]

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Stretching for Running

Have you wondered about stretching and the benefits for running?  Most of the newest research says not to stretch statically before running, but dynamically.  What does that mean?  It means taking your muscles and joints  through functional active movements like calisthenic type movements.  Do the Yoga type stretching some other time, but not before you run. When […]

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