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Eat to hydrate this summer

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, tells you how you can beat the heat and improve your hydration by eating fruits and vegetables that help increase your water intake.

Why high temps can lead to low ‘get up and go’

After working out all summer in the heat and humidity, Boomer Blogger Alan Sivell can sympathize with those of us who are ready for a break – just don’t make it too long!

Exploring forest and prairie at Illiniwek

Outdoor blogger, Teri Stickler and her 4-legged companion, Kaia, explore forest, prairie and the Mississippi River as they venture through Illiniwek Forest Preserve, located north of Hampton, IL.

Fit at any age: Bettendorf Bix runner, cross-fitter inspires with no excuses

“Lifelong competitor” Bob Beardsley, of Bettendorf, has run the Bix 7 more than three dozen times and wasn’t about to let a little thing like a torn ACL keep him from “beating the elite” to win $2,500 in the 2018 event – thanks in no small part to a little help from ORA Orthopedics.

Hydration 101: Keep your cool

According to LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, over-heating can happen here in the Quad Cities, drinking enough water keeps your body cool, aids in post-exercise recovery and can improve your mental function. Jeni provides some useful tips for staying hydrated and healthy this summer.

Four common running injuries (and what to do about them)

ORA Orthopedics podiatric surgeon, Dr. Beau Shay, has experience with runners on the road and in the operating room. He shares his tips on the four most common injuries experienced by runners and walkers.

Welcome to Let’s Move Quad Cities, an online news magazine dedicated to keeping  you moving. The publication is updated weekly and published by ORA Orthopedics for the Quad City area community as well as the patients, family, friends and staff of ORA and its partners. 

Sign Up Now for Floatzilla!

Here’s all the information you need so you can participate in the largest floatilla to paddle on the Mississippi this year! Don’t miss out. It’s fun for everyone! Event takes place on August 21, 2021.

Eat to hydrate this summer

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, tells you how you can beat the heat and improve your hydration by eating fruits and vegetables that help increase your water intake.

Why high temps can lead to low ‘get up and go’

After working out all summer in the heat and humidity, Boomer Blogger Alan Sivell can sympathize with those of us who are ready for a break – just don’t make it too long!

Exploring forest and prairie at Illiniwek

Outdoor blogger, Teri Stickler and her 4-legged companion, Kaia, explore forest, prairie and the Mississippi River as they venture through Illiniwek Forest Preserve, located north of Hampton, IL.

Fit at any age: Bettendorf Bix runner, cross-fitter inspires with no excuses

“Lifelong competitor” Bob Beardsley, of Bettendorf, has run the Bix 7 more than three dozen times and wasn’t about to let a little thing like a torn ACL keep him from “beating the elite” to win $2,500 in the 2018 event – thanks in no small part to a little help from ORA Orthopedics.

Hydration 101: Keep your cool

According to LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, over-heating can happen here in the Quad Cities, drinking enough water keeps your body cool, aids in post-exercise recovery and can improve your mental function. Jeni provides some useful tips for staying hydrated and healthy this summer.

Four common running injuries (and what to do about them)

ORA Orthopedics podiatric surgeon, Dr. Beau Shay, has experience with runners on the road and in the operating room. He shares his tips on the four most common injuries experienced by runners and walkers.

Welcome to Let’s Move Quad Cities, an online news magazine dedicated to keeping  you moving. The publication is updated weekly and published by ORA Orthopedics for the Quad City area community as well as the patients, family, friends and staff of ORA and its partners. 

Sign Up Now for Floatzilla!

Here’s all the information you need so you can participate in the largest floatilla to paddle on the Mississippi this year! Don’t miss out. It’s fun for everyone! Event takes place on August 21, 2021.

Battle of the Bulge
Eart Smart with Jeni
Eat to hydrate this summer

Eat to hydrate this summer

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, tells you how you can beat the heat and improve your hydration by eating fruits and vegetables that help increase your water intake.

read more
Success Stories
QC Outdoors
Exploring forest and prairie at Illiniwek

Exploring forest and prairie at Illiniwek

Outdoor blogger, Teri Stickler and her 4-legged companion, Kaia, explore forest, prairie and the Mississippi River as they venture through Illiniwek Forest Preserve, located north of Hampton, IL.

read more
What Moves Me
The music moves him

The music moves him

ORA Orthopedic’s Dr. Sanjay Sundar and his musical family take center stage in this month’s “What Moves Me” feature story.

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ORA Health Tips
Success Stories
Get Fit
Them’s the breaks.

Them’s the breaks.

Gabe Lareau, 19, our featured “Bike-to-Work Week” blogger, shares some tips for making sure your bike remains relatively trouble-free (even if it means you might have to make a repair on the fly) and safe for your travels.

read more
Battle of the Bulge
QC Outdoors
A historic hike through the Quad Cities

A historic hike through the Quad Cities

Let’s Move QC’s intrepid Outdoor Bloggers, Kaia and her human, Teri Stickler, headed to the west end of Davenport to check out the trails and spring flowers in Sunderbruch Park. With its more than 130 acres of parkland, Sunderbruch Park is a gem in the Iowa Quad Cities.

read more
Eart Smart with Jeni
Hydration 101: Keep your cool

Hydration 101: Keep your cool

According to LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, over-heating can happen here in the Quad Cities, drinking enough water keeps your body cool, aids in post-exercise recovery and can improve your mental function. Jeni provides some useful tips for staying hydrated and healthy this summer.

read more
ORA Health Tips
What Moves Me
Get Fit
What Moves Me
ORA Health Tips
Bike School Part 3: Road safety and path etiquette

Bike School Part 3: Road safety and path etiquette

In segment three of the Bike School series from ORA Orthopedics and Rock Valley Physical Therapy, avid cyclists, Dr. Andrew Bries and Anna Perry share some tips on bike handling and rules to stay safe while on bike paths or on the streets.

read more
Battle of the Bulge
Success Stories
QC Outdoors
Eart Smart with Jeni
Road trip goodies that won’t crash your diet

Road trip goodies that won’t crash your diet

Before you climb in the car for your next road trip, make sure you pack food that’s good for you and good to go. Nutritionist blogger Jenny Tackett passes along four healthy tips to make sure you’re cutting some calories (and saving a few bucks) on your next trip.

read more
What Moves Me
Get Fit
Battle of the Bulge
ORA Health Tips
QC Outdoors
Trails galore at Sunderbruch Park

Trails galore at Sunderbruch Park

Let’s Move QC’s intrepid Outdoor Bloggers, Kaia and her human, Teri Stickler, headed to the west end of Davenport to check out the trails and spring flowers in Sunderbruch Park. With its more than 130 acres of parkland, Sunderbruch Park is a gem in the Iowa Quad Cities.

read more
Success Stories
What Moves Me
Success Stories
Back in the saddle after two new knees

Back in the saddle after two new knees

When it comes to putting on the miles, fewer do more than avid cyclist, Tom Hannah, 64, Davenport. His goal this summer, a good 75 miles a week or about 300 miles a month, biking along the scenic trails and byways of eastern Iowa and western Illinois. Thanks to two total knee replacements, he’s back in the saddle with no more pain, swelling, or limping.

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Eart Smart with Jeni
QC Outdoors
A walk on the “wild side”

A walk on the “wild side”

Spring has sprung and woodland wildflowers are showing their faces throughout the wooded ravines of the Quad Cities. Let’s Move Outdoor Blogger, Teri Stickler, and her beloved pooch, Kaia, take us on a tour right along an old Bettendorf trail.

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Get Fit
A lifetime of biking can take you places.

A lifetime of biking can take you places.

Gabe Lareau, 19, Moline is LMQC’s 2021 Bike To Work Week Blogger, sharing his love for cycling and perspective on the benefits of biking to work and the issues surrounding local cycling routes.

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Battle of the Bulge
Battle of the Bulge
Eart Smart with Jeni
Eat to hydrate this summer

Eat to hydrate this summer

LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, tells you how you can beat the heat and improve your hydration by eating fruits and vegetables that help increase your water intake.

read more
Success Stories
QC Outdoors
Exploring forest and prairie at Illiniwek

Exploring forest and prairie at Illiniwek

Outdoor blogger, Teri Stickler and her 4-legged companion, Kaia, explore forest, prairie and the Mississippi River as they venture through Illiniwek Forest Preserve, located north of Hampton, IL.

read more
What Moves Me
The music moves him

The music moves him

ORA Orthopedic’s Dr. Sanjay Sundar and his musical family take center stage in this month’s “What Moves Me” feature story.

read more
ORA Health Tips
Success Stories
Get Fit
Them’s the breaks.

Them’s the breaks.

Gabe Lareau, 19, our featured “Bike-to-Work Week” blogger, shares some tips for making sure your bike remains relatively trouble-free (even if it means you might have to make a repair on the fly) and safe for your travels.

read more
Battle of the Bulge
QC Outdoors
A historic hike through the Quad Cities

A historic hike through the Quad Cities

Let’s Move QC’s intrepid Outdoor Bloggers, Kaia and her human, Teri Stickler, headed to the west end of Davenport to check out the trails and spring flowers in Sunderbruch Park. With its more than 130 acres of parkland, Sunderbruch Park is a gem in the Iowa Quad Cities.

read more
Eart Smart with Jeni
Hydration 101: Keep your cool

Hydration 101: Keep your cool

According to LMQC Nutritionist blogger, Jeni Tackett, over-heating can happen here in the Quad Cities, drinking enough water keeps your body cool, aids in post-exercise recovery and can improve your mental function. Jeni provides some useful tips for staying hydrated and healthy this summer.

read more
ORA Health Tips
What Moves Me
Get Fit
What Moves Me
ORA Health Tips
Bike School Part 3: Road safety and path etiquette

Bike School Part 3: Road safety and path etiquette

In segment three of the Bike School series from ORA Orthopedics and Rock Valley Physical Therapy, avid cyclists, Dr. Andrew Bries and Anna Perry share some tips on bike handling and rules to stay safe while on bike paths or on the streets.

read more
Battle of the Bulge
Success Stories
QC Outdoors
Eart Smart with Jeni
Road trip goodies that won’t crash your diet

Road trip goodies that won’t crash your diet

Before you climb in the car for your next road trip, make sure you pack food that’s good for you and good to go. Nutritionist blogger Jenny Tackett passes along four healthy tips to make sure you’re cutting some calories (and saving a few bucks) on your next trip.

read more
What Moves Me