Straight To The Point Blog

September 11th, 2018

Neck Stretches: Video

In this video, Point Performance’s Dr. Michal Tekle shows viewers how to alleviate neck strain brought on by sitting at a computer all day. With these two simple neck stretches, you can elongate your spine and relieve pain. These exercises can be done at your desk throughout the day. Neck Stretch: Bring chin to throat. You should Read More…

September 6th, 2018

Side Plank and Modified Side Plank: Video

Strengthen your anterior, lateral and posterior core muscles with side plank and modified side plank. These exercises target your core and help with stabilization. Focus on your form and endurance while in side plank. In this video, Point Performance’s Adam Gershowitz demonstrates the exercises. Side Plank  Lie on one side with hips slightly bent and Read More…

August 31st, 2018

Fall prevention

Fall prevention is simple and necessary, considering falls are so common among everyone—from toddlers to the elderly. While they are hazardous to everyone, it’s harder for seniors to recuperate from a fall. Each year, nearly 2.5 million elderly go to the ER due to a fall, and 700,000 are hospitalized. When an elderly person falls, Read More…

August 7th, 2018

Foot Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis, Sprains and Other Foot Problems: Video

If you suffer from plantar fasciitis, bunions, ankle sprains or Achilles tendonitis, here are some effective foot exercises to help increase functionality and stability in the area. They aim to work on the intrinsic muscles of the foot. Here, Point Performance’s Chris Ricardo demonstrates. Arch lift or doming of your arch. Carefully lift the arch Read More…

July 30th, 2018

Hip Mobility Self-Assessment: Video

It’s easy to start doing a glute, hamstring or hip workout without realizing whether you’re actually working out that specific muscle. This exercise, demonstrated by Point Performance’s Adam Gershowitz, is a great functional assessment for hip stability and to see if the muscles are, in fact, being used correctly. It is often done with a Read More…

July 24th, 2018

Side-Lying Shoulder Exercise Series: Video

If you’re looking to provide dynamic stability to the shoulder area, then these side-lying shoulder exercises will help. They’re designed to help train the rotator cuff for function, increase range of motion and build strength. The idea is to use a lower weight load and higher repetition in the area. In this video, Dr. Haim Read More…