To celebrate National Physical Therapy Month, check out these exercises we call activation or pre-hab exercises. They will help keep you strong and injury-free!
Let’s Move Quad Cities fitness bloggers, Aryn and Cody are certified personal trainers with Rock Valley Health. They will offer helpful, insightful and actionable fitness tips every month to our readers!
Aryn Lloyd is a Health Coach for Rock Valley Health. She holds a degree from the University of Iowa in Health Promotion and has experience as a Certified Health Education Specialist and personal trainer. She has led many chronic disease programs including the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program. She lives with Type 1 Diabetes and enjoys running, cycling, yoga, and being active with her family. Native to the Quad Cities, Aryn lives in Davenport with her husband, Ben and their two daughters, Britta and Klara.
Cody Lichthardt is a Performance Enhancement Specialist at Quad City Sport Performance and a Certified Personal Trainer at Rock Valley Health. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Recreation, Sport and Tourism and received his personal training certification from NETA (National Exercise Trainers Association). Cody experienced the benefits of training and proper nutrition and now works to help others gain these same benefits.
From corn and straw mazes to U-pick pumpkin patches and other activities, the QC area is loaded with fun fall options!
If there is a secret to aging and being fit, health coach Aryn Lloyd says exercise is your magic bullet!
A SADO program is a sport specific workout that is made for one particular athlete. Is it right for your child?
Here’s your Buyer’s Guide to fitness trackers, courtesy Quad-City fitness expert Aryn Lloyd!
Joint pain, joint replacement, or other condition got you sidelined? QC personal trainer Cody Lichthardt shares 3 ways to move anyway!
Health coach Aryn Lloyd shares ways to include more movement and less screen time in your family’s summer schedule!
QC personal trainer Cody Lichthardt shares how you can incorporate these popular workout styles into your routine for great results.
Stuck on the couch? Health coach Aryn Lloyd suggests using your down time to plan your next running route, message a friend to join you for a run, or sign-up for your first 5K event this year!
Your fitness team wants you to remember: Positive self-talk and realistic expectations will = success!